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Attainment and Results


With widely reported skills shortages in both the engineering and construction sectors, the UTC’s aim is to train confident, highly competent individuals to fill the roles of the future and we’re delighted that the outcome of our summer results have led to some very positive student destinations data:

Key Stage 4

Key Stage 5

53% secured a place at College

24% secured a place at University

12% secured an Apprenticeship

32% secured a place on an Apprenticeship Programme

13% secured a place at Waterfront UTC

1% secured a place at an FE College

13% secured a place at another Sixth Form

13% secured full time Employment

1% joined the Forces

1% secured a place in the Forces

*Destinations Review - September 2019

Key Stage 4 2017-2018 headline figures for student outcomes: 

We are please to announce that our GCSE performance this year showed great improvement, in the vast majority of areas, compare to last year.

Here are some of the key improvement areas:

  • % of students achieving a 4+ in English and Maths – 16% improvement
  • % of High Prior Attainers achieving a 5+ in English and Maths – 20% improvement
  • % of Pupil Premium students achieving a 5+ in English and Maths – 21% improvement
  • Attainment 8 Score – 1 whole grade improvement
  • Expected Progress 8 score – significant improvement

Headline Figures:

  • Progress 8 Score : -0.57  - 0.33 improvement

Modified figures show -0.4, a significant improvement on 2017

  • Attainment 8 Score : 35
  • Percentage of students achieving a 5+ in English and Maths : 19%
  • Students at the UTC did not complete the English Baccalaureate due to the nature of the specialist curriculum offer.

NB: The Progress 8 measure is not designed for UTC’s as recognised by the government in their footnote of the performance tables.

Key Stage 5 2017-2018 headline figures for student outcomes: 

All 61 students studied Construction and Engineering in a combination of Diploma (equivalent to 2 A levels) or the Extended (equivalent to 3 A levels) the average grade for these was a Distinction.

Significant improvements were seen in most of our Academic A Levels, Maths and Physics; 29% of the students achieving an ‘A’ or ‘B’ grade.

Department for Education School & College Performance Tables:

The Department for Education publish data on school performance each year. Data for Waterfront UTC will be published during the autumn term of 2018. Click here to view Waterfront UTC’s entry in the performance tables.

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