73% of GCSE subjects achieved higher grades than last year.
In 2018, 73% of GCSE subjects achieved higher grades than last year, with all core areas of English, Maths and Science demonstrating significant improvement. Overall, 57% of GCSEs were awarded grades 4+ (C or above), an increase of 7% on our 2017 results. The number of students achieving the highest grades of 8 and 9 (A+ and A*) increased across the curriculum, confirming that our school is an excellent choice for ambitious students. In addition, our vocational subjects continued to deliver top results, especially in areas such as Health & Social Care, Construction and Engineering.
100% pass rate for all Sixth Form courses.
We celebrated 100% pass rate for all Sixth Form courses in 2018, with 83% of A-Level results graded A*-C, placing our sixth form ahead of the national average. Many of our students achieve the top grades and this year almost a quarter of all A-Levels were graded A*-A (24%). In addition, our vocational subjects perform exceptionally well, with 100% of vocational courses achieving Distinction*-Pass in 2018.
Key Stage 4 Results (Year 11)
Progress 8 score = -1.12
Attainment 8 Average Score = 37.5
Grade 5 or above in English & Maths GCSEs: 25%
EBacc average point score: 2.94
Entering EBacc: 12%
Staying in education or entering employment: 92%
Key Stage 5 Results (16-18 study)
A Level progress score: -0.09
Average grade: C
Academic progress score: -0.08
Applied General qualifications : +0.32
Tech levels average result: Distinction
English progress score: 0.55
Maths progress score: -0.09
Students staying in education or employment for at least 2 terms after 16 to 18 (level 3) study: 87%