At SM6 we are very proud of what our students’ achieve, not least their academic outcomes. Below you will find headlines for the key measures used to evaluate our academic performance against schools across the country. We invite you to follow the links below the headlines for further details.

Key Stage 5  Results 2017-18:'s-college%2c-voluntary-catholic-academy?tab=ks5-16-to-18

Key Headlines:

  • We are currently ranked in the top 70 schools nationally (top 2%) for student progress.
  • Number 1 Performing Catholic School in the North of England
  • Number 1 ranked local state funded provider Post 16 
  • At post 16, our value added and points per entry for both academic and vocational qualifications are all above national averages
  • Consistently rated in the top 10% of providers nationally across a range of indicators including for 'Quality and Breadth'
  • 100% Advanced level pass rate and 100% pass rate across all level 2 and level 3 vocational programmes.
  • 49% of all entreies in 2016 achieved A* -A grades.
  • 73% of all entries in 2016 achieved A*-B grades


Key Stage 5 (Year 13 school leavers)

Post 16 Attainment Measures

St Mary’s College


For 2017, outstanding performance across our post 16 offer placed SM6 in the top 10% of providers nationally for another year.

Pass Rate


Entries achieving A*-A


Entries achieving A*-B


Entries achieving A*-C




If you have any questions regarding SM6 performance data then please do not hesitate to contact us and a member of our Data, Exams and Curriculum (DEC) team will be happy to support you . E-mail us at  or telephone (01482) 851136.