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 30+ 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 2017

Results were very strong again, following a very successful year in 2016.  Highlights include:

  • 30% of entries graded at the highest possible  i.e. A* or Distinction*
  • 44% of entries graded at the top grades i.e. A or A*; Distinction or Distinction*
  • 65% 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


A Level 2017

Good Luck to Year 13

Over 170 students have taken up university places, having achieved the grades needed for their chosen courses.  Others have progressed onto apprenticeships or are starting their working career.  We wish them every success for the future.

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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 18
Business 74
English/Humanities 29
Health and Social Care 9
ICT 39
Languages 15
Mathematics 16
PE/Sport 12
Science 23
Social Science 10