Exam Results

Thamesmead School GCSE Exam Results 2018-19 – Headlines

85% of students achieved a standard pass in Maths and English which means that they gained a 4 grade or higher in both subjects. This is an improvement of 5% on last year’s result.

57% of students achieved a strong pass in Maths and English which means that they gained a 5 grade or higher in both subjects.

83% achieved 5 GCSES or more graded at 4 or above, which is also an improvement on last year’s performance.

Almost a third of all GCSE exams sat by our students this year were graded 9-7.

The results have also seen a school record being broken, with James Norton achieving an amazing 11 grade 9s. Faye MacDonald achieved 8 grade 9s and Grace Cruise and William Price achieved 6 grade 9s. A number of students were also successful in achieving 5 grade 9s. They were Alice Ditchburn, Sophie Evans, Scarlett Griffiths, Alice Webster and Zac Tarver.

Thamesmead School GCSE Exam Results 2018-2019

We are very proud that our students continue to achieve results above the national and local average.

    Thamesmead School Performance Table 2018-19

(last year’s score in brackets)

Progress 8* Attainment 8** Students achieving grade 4 or above in English & Maths GCSE Students achieving grade 5 or above in English & Maths GCSE Students achieving the English Baccalaureate Pupils entered for English Baccalaureate
Thamesmead   +0.34

(+0.18)

56.20

(55)

86%

(78%)

58%

(56%)

38%

(36.27%)

46%

(47.15%)

Local Authority  

(+ 0.18)

 

(50.1)

 

(71%)

%

(51.9%)

 

(26%)

%

(45.6%)

National  

(-0.02)

 

(44.3)

67%

(66%)

45%

(39.5%)

n/a

(n/a)

%

(35.1%)

*A school’s Progress 8 score is usually between -1 and +1. -1 means that students are achieving one grade lower in every subject to similar ability students across the country and +1 means the reverse. Schools that score +0.5 or greater are making significantly above average progress with its students. **Attainment 8 score is based on how well students have performed in up to 8 qualifications, including English, maths, 3 English Baccalaureate qualifications including sciences, computer science, history, geography and languages, and 3 other additional approved qualifications.

Subject summary – 2017-18 exam results

Exam results -Subjects Summary 2017-18

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