83% of students achieved grade 4 or above in English and 78% did so in Mathematics. 74% of our students achieved grade 4 or above in both English and Maths.
Number of students - 234
Provisional Progress 8 score - 0.59
Provisional Attainment 8 score - 52.84
% Basics (4 grade or above in English and Maths) - 74
% Basics (5 grade or above in English and Maths) - 50
% entering English Baccalaureate - 59.4
% achieving English Baccalaureate (Standard 4+) - 44.87
% Students 5+ 7-9 (or A*-A) - 62.96
The DfE did not publish any league tables, Progress 8 or Attainment 8 scores for the 2019/2020 exam series, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Our Progress 8 and Attainment 8 scores are estimated using software that compares our outcomes to those of a cohort of similar schools from the previous year.
A Level Summary
Number of students 91
% Passes at A*/A - 35.59
% Passes at A/B - 55.87
% Passes at A/E - 99.29
We are particularly pleased with the performance in Art, Classical Civilisation, Design Technology, English Literature, Further Mathematics and Mathematics, where more than 40% of our students achieved an A* or A. Additionally, 100% of our students achieved an A* to C in Art, Classical Civilisation, Product Design and Further Mathematics.
39% of leavers will be going to Russell Group universities.
In total, 74% of our students will be going to University after Cheney. We had 12 apply for Medicine, the largest number ever.
Many thanks to all the Cheney staff (especially Ms Robinson and Dr Robinson) and external organisations who supported them, particularly Hayley Parry of Magdalen College School Medical Society and Dr Laurence Leaver. Thanks also go to Cathy O'Neill for her superb interview training for all early applicants.
19% of students will be taking a gap year.
7% of students will be joining an apprenticeship scheme.
See our statistics on the performance comparison site.
A*-A Grades achieved - 27%
A* - B Grades achieved - 51%
A* - E Grades achieved - 98%
To see the progress made in Maths and English, and to compare this to other schools across England, please click here.
The average grade achieved at KS5 was a C+ and the school had a 48% retention rate for Year 11 students staying on to Sixth Form.
Grade 4+ in English - 80%
Grade 4+ in Maths - 68%
|Performance Data - KS4 - 2019|
|Progress 8 Score||+0.14|
|Attainment 8 Score||49|
|% of students with 9-4 in English & Maths||59%|
|% of students entering for Ebacc||50%|
|% of students achieving Ebacc||32%|
Grade 4+ in English - 79%
Grade 4+ in Maths - 62%
|Performance Data - KS4 - 2018|
|Progress 8 Score||-0.01|
|Attainment 8 Score||45|
|% of students with 9-4 in English & Maths||62%|
|% of students entering for Ebacc||63%|
|% of students achieving Ebacc||29%|
A*-A Grades achieved - 24%
A* - B Grades achieved - 45%
A* - E Grades achieved - 95%
Grade 4+ in English - 80%
Grade 4+ in Maths - 71%
|Performance Data - KS4 2017|
|Progress 8 Score||0.15|
|Attainment 8 Score||47.01|
|% of students with 9-4 in English & Maths||67%|
|% of students entering for Ebacc||59.92%|
|% of students achieving Ebacc||37.13%|
A*-A - 26.35%
A*-C - 72.23%
41% of university places were to Russell Group universities
A* - A grade - 20%
A* - B grade - 37%
English A* - C - 64%
Maths A* - C - 64%
A* - B grade - 64%
A* - C grade - 84%
45% of university places were to Russell Group universities
Please note that all results are subject to change as we receive remarks. Information regarding the school's performance and exam results is provided by the Department for Education website, via
For a full breakdown of results at GCSE and A-Level, please click here. This link is a government managed data source, and you may find the results change slightly each time you look due to them receiving additional data.