After two years of disruption our wonderful Year 11 achieved many fabulous outcomes. Their achievements are totally deserved. The quality assurance process for the GCSEs, as for ‘A’ levels and BTEC, was very rigorous based on student assessments in controlled conditions and validated by moderation across all Ark Schools.

Headline Measure 2021 2020  2019 Headline Measure 2021 2020 2019 
Attainment 8 Score 5.3 5.2 5.1 9-4/9-5 in English & Maths 77%/48% 77%/51% 74%/48%
Progress 8 Score +0.63 +0.67 +0.13 Ebacc (English Baccalaureate) 26% (86% entered) 32% (74% entered) 22% (44% entered)

GCSE Results by Subject 2021

 

Year 11 Attain

9-4

Year 11 Attain

9-5

Year 11 Attain

9-7

English Language 80% 64% 26%
English Literature 89% 67% 28%
Maths 79% 50% 28%
Science (double) 64% 36% 3%
Biology 100% 93% 53%
Chemistry 98% 85% 50%
Physics 100% 97% 57%
Geography 71% 58% 27%
History 68% 48% 27%
French 67% 42% 16%
Spanish 64% 45% 25%
RE 77% 70% 38%
Art and Design 74% 57% 14%
Business Studies 71% 57% 29%
Drama 82% 55% 36%
Graphic Design 47% 27% 13%
Music 86% 86% 36%
PE 70% 40% 15%
  Attainment >=L2P Attainment >=L2M Attainment >=L2D
Performing Arts 90% 45% 30%

Delia Smith, Principal, stated she is delighted with the strength of our GCSE results across the board. The students responded incredibly well to the pressure on return from lockdown in March to produce their best in the assessments.

We wish them all the best for the Post 16 journey ahead!

 

Attendance

  2020 - 2021 2019 - 2020 2018 - 2019 National Average 
Overall Attendance 96% 95.9% 95.7% 87.6%
Persistent Absence 7.8% 8.9% 10.1%