GCSE Press Release: August 2019
Once again, the students of Wolverley CE Secondary School have performed excellently in their GCSEs, which is indicative of the effort, ambition and resilience of students and staff. Bryn Thomas, Headteacher said, “We are delighted at the number of students making progress in high quality and reformed GCSEs. We are particularly proud of the high numbers of students entered for the EBacc suite of qualifications, which at 80% is significantly higher than the national average.”
One of our top performing subjects is English with 82% of students passing and nearly two thirds of them achieving grades of 9-5. In addition to our strong performance in core subjects, we are also immensely pleased with performance in Geography, Drama, Food Preparation and Nutrition, Computing and GCSE PE.
There were some stunning individual performances with the following students all achieving an average grade of 7 or above:
Provisional GCSE Headline Figure (National figures unavailable at present)
|Progress 8 = -0.07||National = -0.02||Attainment 8 = 44.3||National =|
|Standard Pass - equivalent to previous Grade C||School||National|
|Combined Mathematics and English||59%|
|Combined Mathematics and English||42%|
KS5 Exam Results: Summer 2019
It has been another great year for Wolverley as we celebrate more fantastic results with our Sixth Form students!
31% of all A Level grades are A* to B. In addition, 50% of grades were A* to C.
BTEC Level 3 results continue to be excellent with 84% of grades being Distinction* to Merit.
We are incredibly proud of the success of all of our students but here are some of the stand out individual performances –
- Emma Watson achieved A*/B/and a Distinction* (and an A* in EPQ)
- Sam Taylor achieved B/B/B
- Ella Holden achieved A/B/D.
The Staff at Wolverley CE Secondary School send huge congratulations to all of our sixth form students who have worked incredibly hard since joining W6. We are delighted that all those intending to go to University have secured a place, whilst those choosing not to go have secured employment or further education opportunities. We wish them all the very best of luck for the future.
DfE Performance Table
Progress 8 Explained
Progress 8 is a new measure of secondary school performance. It replaces the previous measure of the percentage of pupils that achieved 5 A*-C including English and Maths GCSE. It shows how well pupils of all abilities have progressed, compared to pupils with similar academic starting points in other schools.