Examination Results 2017: Information for Parents and Pupils

Examination Results 2017: Information for Parents and Pupils

The College is once again celebrating GCSE success following the release of the 2017 results in August.  In the new GCSEs in English and Maths, 77% of pupils achieved a grade 4 or better in both subjects, while an incredible 63% achieved a grade 5 or better.  Nearly 30% achieved grades 9-7 in the new examination, with 9% of all grades at the demanding level 9.  Overall, more than 75% of pupils achieved 5 or more grades at GCSE A*-C with English and Maths at 4+.  The individual 5+ measure for Maths and English Language were  an astonishing 64% and 66% respectively.

40% of pupils achieved the English Baccalaureate and 66% of pupils were entered.  Attainment 8 was B-, representing the average grade achieved across 8 subjects including English and Maths, and EBacc subjects.  Pupils have also made strong progress across a broad range of subjects, including those from disadvantaged backgrounds: a key priority for all schools.  Progress 8 for 2017 was +0.32, meaning that pupils progress, on average, was a third of a grade higher than nationally across a broad range of subjects.   Progress for disadvantaged pupils was largely in line with the progress made by all pupils nationally.

GCSE Grading 2017 FAQs for Parents

GCSE Grading 2017 FAQs for Pupils

GCSE Results 2017

The Department for Education performance tables are available at www.education.gov.uk/schools/performance/

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