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Exam results

2016: Outstanding exam results at The Charter School again

The Charter School is an inclusive, state funded school, proud to be recognised as one of the top schools in the country for achievement at both GCSE and A Level. Students flourish regardless of their starting points or circumstances.

The highlights of the outstanding exam results achieved at GCSE and A Level in 2016 are outlined below.


  • 75% of all students gained at least 5 GCSEs with grades A to C including English and Maths
  • 28% of pupils achieved 5A*/A grades in their GCSEs
  • 43% of pupils gained the English Baccalaureate
  • 64% of pupils achieved at least one A*/A grade
  • 57% of all grades were A* to B
  • Eleven pupils achieved 10 or more grades A*/A in their GCSEs

Progress 8: +0.32

Attainment 8: 56.95

A*-C English and Maths: 77%


A Level

  • In 2016, 41% of all students gained at least 3 A levels with A* to B grades (up from 33% in 2015)
  • More than a third (34%) of all A level grades achieved at The Charter School were A*/A
  • More than two thirds (67%) were A*- B (62% in 2015)
  • 95% of BTEC grades achieved were Distinction*/Distinction
  • 63% of students achieved at least one A grade or equivalent
  • 14% achieved all A grades or higher
  • It is expected that the vast majority of students will progress to their first choice of university or college for further study, including 4 students heading to Oxford and Cambridge
  • The progress of students compared to the national average is 0.21, putting the Charter School  in the top 15% of schools in the country based on this measure.

Average A level Grade: B-

Progress in English and maths at GCSE: No entry

Retention: TBC

Destinations: 82% of students continue in education, training or employment after leaving the sixth form in 2014


For more information, please find the link below to the Governments school performance comparison service: click here