Ofsted and Results

Westminster Academy has been judged Outstanding by Ofsted. Click below to view the school inspection report on the Ofsted website.

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Since opening, the Academy has more than tripled its examination results at GCSE with over 70% of students achieving 9-4 grades in core subjects. The Academy is consistently ranked among the top schools in the country for its 'Progress 8' score. 

Our popular International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme and Career-related Programme consistently enable 100% of Sixth Formers to receive university offers, with IBDP students consistently surpassing the world average score.

Teaching angle

Key Stage 4 Performance Data

2020 results

Following the cancellation of 2020 GCSE exams as a result of the pandemic, the 2020 results were based on centre assessed GCSE grades and Ofqual’s calculated grades in the instance that these were higher than centre assessed grades. At Westminster Academy grade estimates were informed by autumn, winter and spring exam results, results of non-exam assessments, as well as the sequence and trajectory of progress since the end of Year 10. The grades were determined after a month-long process, reviewed and authenticated at departmental and senior leadership level, issuing the most likely grade a student would have received had they sat their exams and completed any non-exam assessment. Therefore, these results represent as accurate a reflection as possible of our students’ ability and their work over the duration of the GCSE course. Read more about our 2020 results here.

Year 11 performance data 2020 2019

National average 2019

Progress 8 (progress made between the end of primary school and the end of secondary school) N/A +0.37 -0.03
Attainment 8 (how well students have performed in up to 8 qualifications) 57.85 51.9 46.7
% achieving grade 5 or above in English and maths GCSEs (Reformed GCSEs are graded 1 - low - to 9 - high. Grade 5 in the new grading is a similar level of achievement to a low grade B or a high grade C in the old grading) 63% 55% 43%
% achieving grade 4 or above in the 2017 reformed English and maths GCSEs (grade 4 or above in the new grading is a similar level of achievement to a grade C or above in the old grading) 79% 71% 64%
% of students entering for the English Baccalaureate (students entered for qualifications in English, maths, sciences, a language and either history or geography) 84% 63% 40%
% of students achieving the English Baccalaureate (students achieving qualifications in English, maths, sciences, a language and either history or geography) 68% 46%  
EBacc average point score (a student's average point score across the five 'pillars' of the English Baccalaureate: English language and literature, maths, the sciences, geography or history and a language) 5.38 4.79 3.07
Student destinations: % of students staying in education or employment for at least two terms after key stage 4 Not yet available 95% 94%

To view further information about the latest key stage 4 performance data for Westminster Academy, please access the following link:

School performance data

Key Stage 5 Performance Data

Please note that DfE performance tables involve converting IB points into A Level grades, on the assumption that students took three A Levels. They do not necessarily reflect the breadth of students' achievements across the IBDP and IBCP, both of which are significantly larger qualifications.

2020 results

Following the cancellation of the May 2020 IB examination session, the IB awarded grades to its students in over 5000 schools across the globe based on coursework, predicted grades and historic data. The review and analysis of grades used data from official Internal Assessments, marked by IB examiners, as well as predicted grades, to ensure the validity and fairness of final grades.

Year 13 performance data 2020 2019 National average 2019

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

Average score

36.25 31

World average 2019:


Academic qualifications

n/a -0.42 0.00

Academic qualifications

Average result
B- (37.30 points) C+  C+

Applied general qualifications (broad vocational qualifications)

n/a 0.23 0.00

Applied general qualifications

Average result
Dist+ (39.95 points) Dist (35.9 points) Merit+ (28.91 points)
Student destinations (education and employment after 16 to 18: 2017 leavers) Not yet available 79% 81%

To view further information about the latest key stage 5 performance data for Westminster Academy, please access the following link:

School Performance Data

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