Examination Results

Key Stage 4 Indicators
Year L2+

(cf. modelled outcomes)
Welsh Bacc. SCC L2 Eng L2 maths L2 science

(GCSE only)
CPS

(*capped 9)
5 A*-A L2 threshold L1 threshold
2018 61.9%

(+2.8 percentage points)
95.8% 73.2% 69.1%

(maths numeracy)
76.3% 365.5 15.5% 69.1% 97.9%
2017 67.4%

(+2.8 percentage points)
95.8% 83.2% 70.5%

(maths numeracy)
73.7% +5.7* 27.4% 76.8% 100%
2016 70.7

(+1.5 percentage points)
78% 81.7% 68.3% +1.5 24.4% 85.4% 100%
2015 69.1

(+2.3 percentage points)
72.7% 85.5% 69.1% +13.2 24.5% 92.7% 100%
Key:
Top 25% of similar schools across Wales
Higher 50% of similar schools in Wales
Lower 50% of similar schools in Wales
Bottom 25% of similar schools in Wales

Sixth Form

We have a very successful Sixth Form and our results compare very favourably with other schools and colleges, exceeding most in our area:

In 2017 our pupils achieved:

  • 82.4% gained 3 or more A*-C grades. Best in Powys.
  • 100% achieved the level 3 Threshold – joint top within Powys.
  • 94.1% achieved 2 or more A*-C grades. Best in Powys.
  • Highest wider points score in Powys.
  • 17.6% of our pupils achieved 3 or more A*-A grades

Excellent individual subject results such as:

  • Art 50% A*
  • Biology 70% A*-B
  • Chemistry 50% A*-A
  • Geography 55% A*-A
  • ICT 100% Distinction* or Distinction

Each year around 12% of our pupils gain all A /A* grades.

Our excellent results have been sustained over many years such as a 3 year average of

  • Biology 41% A*-A
  • Maths 44% A*-A
  • History 58% A*-B

Around 25% of our Sixth form cohort go on to achieve First Class degrees at university each year.