Derbyshire has scored a below average result in new school league tables looking at secondary school performance released today (Thursday).
The new-look league tables sees schools ranked on ‘Progress 8’ - a measure which looks at how much improvement is made by pupils at the school.
Derbyshire scored -0.25 overall in Progress 8 - rated as ‘below average’ compared to other schools in the country.
For all state funded schools in England, the average score is-0.03.
Progress 8 is the result which schools are now ranked on.
Another new measure is ‘Attainment 8’ - looking at the raw attainment from pupils in their best eight subjects, including English and maths.
Overall Derbyshire scored 45.6 - the English state school average was 46.3. However, some schools did see success in the area.