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      Examination Results

      For the past five years, King’s has been the TOP performing school in Cheshire East at both GCSE and A Level and we are delighted that our 2018 results have allowed us to maintain this position. 

      A Level Results

      Our 2018 results were among the very best A Level results in the North West and continued to place King’s among the best performing independent schools in the country, based on national rankings. 

      In 2018, of the 118 students in Year 13:

      • Over 43% of grades were A*/A (national average 26%)
      • 75% of grades were A* – B (nationally 53%)
      • Over 40 students achieved AAA or better
      • Three students achieved A*A*A* or better 
      • 71% of all EPQ grades were A*/A
      • The A – C pass rate is 92% (national average 76%)

      Seventy per cent of students went to their first choice of university and 60% joined Russell Group universities. 

      King's Results 2017

       

      GCSE Results

      Our 2018 GCSE results are amongst the very best in the region and are up on the previous year, particularly in the top 9/8 grades. Of the 132 students in Year 11:

      • a third of all grades were the top 9-8 grades (A*)
      • around 50% of all grades were 9- 7 (A*/A)
      • a quarter of pupils achieved at least 9x 9- 7 grades (A*/A) 
      • 7 students achieved 10x 9/8 grades (A*s)
      • 60% of pupils got 9/8 (A*) in at least one subject

      In some academic subjects, half of all grades were at the top 9-7 grades (A*/A) including Biology, Chemistry, Physics, English Literature, Geography, Latin, Maths, Music and RE.

      In the advanced Further Mathematics exam, almost half of all grades were A* and two pupils achieved an A^ (A* with distinction).

       

      Junior Results

      Our Infant & Junior pupils have enjoyed considerable success in recent months, as a result of our unique Learning Challenge Curriculum, small classes and high staff: pupil ratios.

      In the Key Stage 2 assessments taken by King’s Year 6 pupils, the following overall results were recorded (2016):

      • Reading: 93% of pupils were working at the expected standard or better (national average 66%)
      • Maths: 96% of pupils were working at the expected standard or better (national average 70%)
      • Writing: 89% of pupils were working at the expected standard or better (national average 74%)
      • Spelling, Punctuation & Grammar: 96% of pupils were working at the expected standard or better (national average 72%)

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