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Exam results

2017: 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 2017 are outlined below.

GCSE

  • 76% of all students in Year 11 gained a standard pass or above in both English and Maths (grade 4 to 9)
  • 61% gaining a strong pass in both English and Maths (grade 5 to 9)
  • 39% of all grades gained this year were A*/A or 7-9 this year
  • 35% of pupils achieved 5A*/A (or 7-9) grades in their GCSEs, up from 28% 5 A*/A in 2016
  • 45% of pupils gained the English Baccalaureate (43% in 2016)
  • 74% of pupils gained at least one A*/A grade or equivalent (64% in 2016)

 

The Charter School Results 2015 2016 2017
9-4 or A*-C in English and Maths 79% 77% 76%
9-5 in English and Maths     61%
EBACC 9-4 (A*-C) 46% 43% 45%
EBACC 9-5      42%
Attainment 8   56.9 56.9
Progress 8   0.32 0.41

 

 

 

 

 

*Please note 2017 had new examinations in Maths and English with a  change to GCSE points scores.

Student Destination - 95% of students stay in education or employment in 2015

The results for 2016 at KS5

  • In 2017, 50% of all students gained at least 3 A levels with A* to B grades (up from 41% in 2016)
  • 46% of all A level grades achieved at The Charter School were A*/A
  • 74% were A*- B (67% in 2016)
  • 100% of BTEC grades achieved were Distinction*/Distinction (95% in 2016)
  • 74% of students achieved at least one A grade or equivalent (up from 63% in 2016)
  • A quarter of students (25%) achieved all A grades or higher (up from 14% in 2016)
  • It is expected that the vast majority of students will progress to their first choice of university or college for further study
  • This includes four students, one of whom is heading to Oxford, and three to Cambridge

% of all A2 grades A2 2015 A2 2016 A2 2017
A* 10% 13% 21%
A*/A 29% 34% 46%
A* to B 62% 67% 74%
Value Added   0.21 0.3
Average Grade A-Level   B- B
Average Grade Vocational   Dist* Dist*
Progress English and Maths   NA TBC
Retention   100% 100%
Destination*   82% TBC

* Students heading to University, employment or apprenticeships

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