Examination results: Sixth form

We are very proud of our students who work very hard from a range of different academic starting points.  They make excellent progress over their time in the sixth form, and their results reflect this.

The school offers both traditional academic A level courses in 25+ subjects as well as vocational level 3 courses in 12+ different areas.  Students are able to take all A level courses, all vocational courses or a combination of the above.

Results in 2020

Results were very strong again, following a very successful year in 2019.  Highlights include:

  • 13% of entries graded at the highest possible  i.e. A* or Distinction*
  • 34% of entries graded at the top grades i.e. A or A*; Distinction or Distinction*
  • 64% of entries graded at B grade or higher (A level) or Merit or higher (vocational)
  • Pass rates exceeding national averages at A level and vocational level 3



Good Luck to Year 13

Over 140 students have taken up university places, having achieved the grades needed for their chosen courses.  An increasing number have progressed onto apprenticeships or are starting their working career.  We wish them every success for the future.


Subject achievements:

There are many excellent subject achievements, and the graphs below indicate these outcomes.  Top grades were achieved across the range of curriculum areas including:

Curriculum Area A or A* or equivalent
Arts 34
Business 41
English/Humanities 56
ICT 22
Languages 16
Mathematics 21
PE/Sport 11
Science 19