We were reasonably pleased with our first set of GCSE results. Over a quarter of all the grades was a grade 7, 8 or the new grade 9; in addition, almost three-quarters of that unique first cohort achieved at least 5 good GCSE passes.

Stand out results included Kate Lally who gained 7 grade 9s and 3 grade 8s, Mildred Akpabio-Klementowska who gained 11 of the top two grades, Mohammed Rasoul who with his 5 grade 9s and 2 grade 8s also got an A** (double star!) for his Further Mathematics examination and Isabel Alves Short who gained 10 GCSEs at the top grades.

With GCSEs now more difficult, it was very pleasing to see so many of our first year 11 cohort attain the highest GCSE grades, with a number of individuals gaining grades 7-9 in each of their ten subjects. There were also a number of real success stories involving students who had to overcome some significant challenges in order to get the grades they did.

St Richard Reynolds Progress 8 score: Average: -0.19%.  

This score shows how much progress pupils at this school made between the end of key stage 2 and the end of key stage 4, compared to pupils across England who got similar results at the end of key stage 2. This is based on results in up to 8 qualifications, which include English, maths, 3 English Baccalaureate qualifications including sciences, computer science, history, geography and languages, and 3 other additional approved qualifications.

St Richard Reynolds Attainment 8 score: Above Average: 50

This score is based on how well pupils have performed in up to 8 qualifications, which include English, maths, 3 English Baccalaureate qualifications including sciences, computer science, history, geography and languages, and 3 other additional approved qualifications.

GCSE Results 2018

  4+ 5+ 7+
English (Lit or Lang) 83% 71% 27%
Maths (142) 76% 59% 20%
English & Maths 70% 52% 15%

Subject Results

Subject (cohort) 4+ 5+ 7+
RE (135) 79% 66% 36%
English Language (142) 75% 60% 16%
English Literature (142) 79% 61% 21%
Science Core (108) 58% 39% 7%
Biology (33) 100% 91% 42%
Chemistry (33) 100% 91% 64%
Physics (33) 97% 91% 49%
Geography (92) 78% 61% 38%
History (96) 68% 57% 28%
French (44) 86% 77% 21%
Latin (3) 33% 0% 0%
Spanish (55) 55% 44% 20%
Art (46) 61% 48% 9%
DT: Food Preparation (16) 50% 31% 6%
DT: Product Design (36) 75% 47% 22%
Drama (20) 75% 60% 10%
Music (9) 89% 44% 11%
PE (30) 83% 70% 10%
Further Maths (7) 100% 86% 71%

DfE School Performance Tables

 

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