Examination Results

A Level

SWCHS 6th form has been recognised as being in the top 1% of Sixth Form centres nationally for the progress that students make. The table below shows the main attainment measures over the last 4 years. In 2017, some subjects moved to the reformed A levels and in 2018 students sat the more challenging linear A levels in the majority of subjects.

 

2015

2016

2017

2018

%A*-A

36

41

40

40

%A*-B

69

75

74

67

%A*-C

92

92

93

89

%A*-E

100

100

100

100

 

GCSE

In 2017 SWCHS students rose to the challenge of the new, more difficult GCSEs in English and Maths. Over a third of all grades were at A*, A or equivalent, with 43 students achieving 9 or more grades at this level.

In 2018, when students sat the more challenging GCSEs and were awarded grades 9-1 in most subjects, 38% of all grades were at the equivalent of Grade A or A* (the new grades 9-7). 83 students gained at least 7 grades at this level. In total, 248 grade 9s were awarded, meaning that 9% of entries achieved the highest possible grade. 

 

2017

2018

Progress 8 Score

+0.18

+0.43

Attainment 8 Score

55.1

58.3

Grade 5+ in English and Maths

54%

62%

Grade 4+ In English and Maths

79%

82%

EBacc: % Acheived (at grade 5+)

40%

40%

EBacc: Average Point Score

N/A

5.38