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      Examination Results

      For the past four years, King’s has been the top performing school in Cheshire East at both GCSE and A Level. Each year, King's enjoys outstanding exam results not just at A Level and GCSE, but also in our infant and junior assessments at Key Stages 1 and 2. 

      King's Results 2017

      A Level Results

      Our 2017 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 2017, of the 115 students in Year 13:

      • 44% of grades were A*/A (national average 26%)
      • 80% of grades were A* – B 
      • more than 40 students achieved AAA or better
      • 4 students achieved A*A*A* or better 
      • Four students gained places at Oxford and Cambridge
      • The A – C pass rate is 94% (national average of 76%)

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

      GCSE Results

      Our 2017 GCSE results are amongst the very best in the region. Of the 135 students in Year 11:

      • 77 students achieved the top A* grade in one or more subjects
      • 43 students achieved 9 A grades or better
      • 7 students achieved 9 A*s and better
      • three times the national average achieved the top Grade 9 in Maths

      The outstanding results showed:

      • around 20% of all grades were at A*
      • 46% of all grades were at A*/A and
      • 75% of grades were A* – B

      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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