Please click here to view the Department for Education Performance Information for Cowes Enterprise College for exams taken in the summer of 2023.

School and college performance data for the 2022/2023 academic year should be used with caution:

Performance measures based on qualification results from 2022/23 cannot be directly compared to measures from 2021/22. This is because a different grading approach was used in 2021/22, to take account of the impact of the pandemic.

In 2022/23 there was a return to pre-pandemic standards for GCSEs, AS and A levels, with protection built into the grading process to recognise the disruption that students have faced. For VTQs that are taken alongside, or instead, of GCSEs and A levels, there was also a return to pre-pandemic standards in 2022/23. For many students, results from 2021/22 adapted assessments were used towards qualifications in 2022/23.

Performance data should be considered alongside a range of other information about the school or college, which could include looking at school or college websites, reading Ofsted reports, and speaking to the school or college directly. Conclusions should not be drawn on a single piece of data alone.

Key Stage 4 (KS4 results 2023)

  • Students at Cowes Enterprise College made progress above national in both English (+0.19) and Maths (+0.35).
  • 50% of our students achieved a grade 5 or above in both English and Maths.
  • 72% of our students achieved a grade 4 or above in both English and Maths.
  • Our progress 8 score is -0.15, meaning our students made progress in line with the national average and above the isle of with average. Our attainment 8 score is 44.5.
  • 92% of our students entered the EBacc.

Key Stage 5 (KS5 results 2023)

  • Despite national reports of the toughest competition for university places, almost 85% of our students started university courses this September.
  • 10% of our Year 13 have started higher apprenticeships and 5% entered employment or are taking a gap year.
  • 50% will be attending elite Russell Group Universities and over 82% of our students achieved their first choice university.
  • In 2023, the students achieved an average grade of a B, 5 points higher than the isle of wight average. Their A*-B and A*-C rates were higher than national.
  • 89.1% of students completed their main study programme.
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  • Sustained education, employment or apprenticeship after year 11: 95% (2023 data)
  • Students staying in education or employment for at least 2 terms after 16 to 18 (level 3) study: 83% (2023 data)