KS4 Results

Exam Results

The Department For Education publishes School Performance Tables every year. You can use this information to easily compare schools on many different measures. View our Schools page for more information.

2019 Results published below are subjective to final verification in January 2020.

  • 423 Grade 7-9 or A* equivalent grades
  • 179 Distinction – Distinction* grades awarded
  • 99% pass rate
  • 113 Level 2 Distinction*
  • 179 Level 2 Distinction* & Distinction

Exceptional performance across a huge range of subjects including:

Child Development, RS, Art, Design and Planning, Performing Arts, Engineering, Travel and Tourism, Health and Fitness, Events, Biology, Retail Business, Health and Social Care, Food, Physics, Geography, Combined Science and French.

  • Rebecca Williams - 8 grade 9s, 1 grade 8 and a D*
  • Maddison Tuckey - 5 grade 9s, 3 grade 8s, one grade 7and 2 distinctions
  • Matthew Watkin - 6 grade 9s, one grade 8, 2 grade 7s and a D*
  • Sophie French - 2 grade 9s, 6 grade 8s, one grade 6 and a D*
  • Kaitlyn Edinburgh - 2 grade 9s, 4 grade 8s, 7, 2 grade 6s, 4, D*
  • Chloe Brewster - 3 grade 9s, 2 grade 8s, 2 grade 7s, one grade 6 and a D* 
  • Chloe Gasson - one grade 9, 6 grade 8s, 7, 6, D*
  • Emily Welton - 2 grade 9s, 3 grade 8s, 4 grade 7s, D, D*
  • Katie Mayes - 2 grade 9s, 3 grade 8s, 2 grade 7s, 2 grade 6s, D*
  • Imogen Smith - 2 grade 9s, 6 grade 7s, 6, D*, D

Principal, Emma Baker, said: “I am absolutely delighted that our students have achieved such strong results after what has been an incredibly difficult year for them.  Their resilience and dedication will stand them in good stead in whatever future path they pursue.  I wish each and every one of them every success”.

Previous Results

  • Positive Progress 8 figure for 4th year in a row at +0.43
  • 100% of students in education or employment post KS4.
  • Percentage of students achieving grades 9-5 in both English & Mathematics has increased by 5% over last year.
  • Extremely strong performances in several subjects, including Science, French, Performing Arts, Religious Studies, Financial Studies, Business Studies and Child Development.
  • Vast increase in the numbers of students achieving top grades, with over 50 grade 9’s and 61 Distinction* or A* grades.
  • 99%+ pass rate overall.​
  • Attainment 8 Score 48.3
  • % of students achieving grade 5 in English and Maths 40%.
  • % of students entering the EBACC 16.1%.
  • % of students achieving the EBACC 14.3%.
  • Several exceptional individual student Progress 8 scores.
  • Sixth Form average point score 50.6
  • Sixth Form English resit Progress 8 score of +0.70
  • Sixth Form Maths resit Progress 8 score of 0.37
  • Cerys Anderson (Grade 9’s in Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geography and Religious Studies, Grade 8 in French, A* in Financial Studies and grade 6 in English)
  • Jamie Rashbrook (Grade 9’s in Mathematics, Combined Science, History, Geography and Religious Studies, grade 8 in English, grade 7 in French and A* in Financial Studies)
  • Oliver Rivers (Grade 9’s in Mathematics, Combined Science, Geography, French and Religious Studies, grade A in Financial Studies, Distinction* in Media Studies and grade 6 in English)
  • Eden Pennycott (Grade 9’s in Combined Science, History and Religious Studies, Grade 8’s in French and Mathematics, Double Distinction* in Art and A* in Financial Studies. Eden has also achieved Grade B at A Level in Creative Writing)
  • Kate Frost (Grade 9+ in Mathematics, Grade 9’s in Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Religious Studies, Grade 8’s in Computer Science and History, Grade 7 in English, Grade 6 in Astronomy, Double Distinction* in Art and grade A* in Financial Studies.  Kate has therefore achieved 5 individual science subjects, and also achieved Grade A in AS Level Mathematics)
  • Neve Willsmer-Dean (Grade 9 in Religious Studies, Grade 8’s in English, Combined Science, History and French, Grade 6 in Mathematics, Distinction in Music Technology and Grade A in Financial Studies)
  • Emily Gallagher (Grade 9 in Biology and Religious Studies, Grade 8’s in Mathematics and Geography, Grade 7’s in English, Chemistry and Physics, Grade 6 in Spanish and grade A* in Food & Cookery and Financial Studies)
  • Several students, including Emily Gallagher, Daisy Hogger, James Rashbrook, Luke Salvidge, Jake Stockbridge and Nadine Warner, have achieved a minimum of +2 Progress 8, ie: +2 grades above their expected outcomes across the board – a remarkable achievement.

Principal Joan Costello said: “I am absolutely delighted to see the continued successes of our students at GCSE, particularly following on from the excellent outcomes at Key Stage 5 last week. I would like to congratulate all of our Year 11 students on their well-deserved results, which are testament to their hard-work, dedication and commitment. These results are particularly pleasing as this cohort had an extremely difficult start to their Year 11, but have shown great tenacity, support and community spirit to overcome adversity and achieve these outstanding results.  Well done to everyone.”

  • Positive Progress 8 figure again this year.
  • Extremely strong performances in Science (+0.6 Progress 8 per student), Humanities (+0.78 Progress 8 per student) and R.E. (half of all entrants achieved grade 7-9)
  • Strong performances across the board and in particular in Child Development, Sport and Performing Arts where one-third of students achieved grade 9’s – the highest grade possible

Individual Student Stories

  • Leilani Bence: Grade 9 in History and 4 grade 8s in English, Biology, Geography & Religious Studies
  • Lilly Cornwell: Grade 9 in Mathematics and 6 grade 8s in English, English Literature, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science and Religious Studies.
  • Callum Ferris: 7 Grade 8s in English Literature, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geography, History & Religious Studies
  • Rachel Cottee: Grade 8s in Geography, and Religious Studies and Grade 7s in English Literature, Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Music
  • Alice Flanders: Grade 9 in History and 5 grade 8s in English Literature, Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Religious Studies
  • Ben Griffiths: Grade 9 in Physics and 6 grade 8s in Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geography and Religious Studies
  • Michaela Myers: Grade 9 in Religious Studies, Grade 8 in English Literature and 6 grade 7s in English, Combined Science, Geography, Drama and Music
  • Kurtis Peck: 3 Grade 9s in English Literature, History, and Religious Studies and Grade 7s in English & Drama
  • Laura Spackman:  Grade 9 in Religious Studies, Grade 8 in Physics and Mathematics and Grade 7 in Biology & Chemistry