Improving Learner Outcomes in GCSE Maths
Stockton Riverside College, Darlington College, Hartlepool College of FE and Egglescliffe School
Evidence of improvement in learners’ achievements, retention and progression.
Attendance on GCSE courses at both participating colleges has improved. Attendance at one college has improved by 4.5% compared to the previous year and the other college has improved by 1%.
Both colleges have experienced a high rate of attendance at exams with 95.7% and 93% attendance.
In a learner survey conducted by one of the participating colleges 95% of learners agreed their course was well organised; showing an improvement of 7% compared to the previous year.
A further improvement of 3% was recorded in the same survey with 96% of learners agreeing that assessment tasks were clear; with 94% agreeing that feedback tells them what they are doing well and need to improve on.
Both colleges have also recorded an improvement in learners moving from a grade 3 to a grade 4. One college improved from 17% to 34% in June 2018 and the other improved from 22.7% to 27.6% of learners who come in with a grade 3 achieving a grade 4 or better.