Examination Results

August 2019

Didcot Sixth Form Students Achieve Excellent Results!

This summer, students in Year 13 are celebrating another year of strong examination results for Didcot Sixth Form. We are delighted and very proud of all students for their hard work and commitment to their studies. This hard work has certainly paid dividends as the vast majority of students have secured the grades required to move on to the next stage in their education, training or working life.

Please read the press release linked here for further detail.  

 

GCSE Examination Results Summer 2019

Students at St Birinus School are celebrating a superb set of GCSE results, with boys at the school making fantastic progress and achieving a host of excellent grades.

The figure of 74% of students achieving at least a grade 4 (the equivalent of a C grade) in English and Maths is highly impressive within the context of boys’ achievement nationally. Equally, 53% of students gained at least a grade 5 in both English and Maths.

77% of boys achieved at least a grade 4 in English and 81% secured at least a grade 4 in Maths.  At Grade 5 and above, students did brilliantly with 59% successful in English and 64% in Maths. At the very top grades, 24% of all grades in English and 25% in Maths were 7 or above – performances the school is delighted with.

In addition, 64% of students achieved at least a grade 4 in English and Maths and three other subjects – the measure of 5 “good” passes – and 47% of students gained at least a grade 5 in English and Maths and three other subjects – the measure of 5 “strong” passes.

In summary, for the 129 students in the cohort:

  • 77% of students gained a grade 4 or above in English
  • 81% of students gained a grade 4 or above in Maths
  • 22% of students gained a grade 7, 8 or 9 in English
  • 26% of students gained a grade 7, 8 or 9 in Maths

Progress measures are extremely strong and demonstrate the progress made by all students within the year group.  The average total attainment 8 grade is 48.5 – again well above the national average for boys in 2018 – and the average attainment 8 grade is 4.85.  

We are also delighted with the results achieved by the early entry Year 10 GCSE Maths group who achieved a large number of top grades and should be very proud of their achievement.

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