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Despite the challenging year this has been for our students, we are extremely proud of our GCSE, BTEC and A level students and would like to congratulate them on all of their hard work and achievements!


In 2021 79% of students achieved at least 5 GCSE passes inclusive of English and Maths and 84% achieved a 4 or above in both English and Maths. Over the past 3 years, over a quarter of all grades achieved at NLS were grade 7 or higher.  Students of all abilities succeed at NLS!

KS4 Key Performance Indicator

NLS 2019

NLS 2021

Progress 8 

 +0.46 N/A

Attainment 8



%9-5 Eng and Maths



%9-4 Eng and Maths



English Baccalaureate average point score (APS) 4.5 4.7
% entered English Baccalaureate 38


Positive destination 100%



A Levels

In 2021 students achieved A Level pass rates of 41% A*-A and 74.2% A*-B which puts us in the top 5% of schools nationally for value added as measured by ALPS. 

The average grade achieved at A Level is now B+

2021: 75% A* - B

2020: 73% A* - B

2019: 61% A* - B   

The below visual represents how NLS is performing over time for the last three years compared to other schools.

16-18 Performance 2019
Progress 0.33

Average grade B-   

Average point score 38.26

English and Mathematics progress NE  (non-entered)
Destinations 92%


Students in the sixth form make excellent progress year on year. Our students go on to a wide range of positive destinations including Oxbridge, a wide range of universities and apprenticeships.

94% of students who applied to study at university accepted either their first or second choice university offer.

19 students who chose an alternative pathway to UCAS secured placements on Higher or Degree Apprenticeship courses or are heading straight into employment or gap year.


School and college performance tables

North Leamington School performance table- KS4

North Leamington School performance table- KS5