Every year we celebrate the academic success of our pupils, whatever that represents for the individual. For some it will be securing an Oxbridge or Ivy League university place or gaining straight A* grades at GCSE. For others it will be achieving good pass grades in all of their subjects.
We expect the very highest standards from all of our pupils, regardless of their ability. Indeed for some, their real achievement is measured through the progress made over their years studying with us. Our community celebrates all successes equally, if pupils have fulfilled their potential.
In a year when GCSE results across the country have shown the biggest ever year-on-year decline, Worth bucked the trend in 2016. More than 50% of grades received by our pupils were at A* or A, an improvement on 2015, and two and a half times greater than the 20.5% achieved nationally. Three quarters of all grades were at A*-B, also significantly above the national figure of 41.6%.
Likewise, at A level our percentage of grades at A*-A has increased to 36.5%, up from 2015, compared to 25.8% nationally, while 65% of grades were A*-B, up from 2015, compared to 52.9% nationally.
IB students at Worth averaged 35.8 points, up from 2015, compared to a world average of 30.7 points. More than a quarter of the cohort achieved the notional Oxbridge entry requirement of 38 points or more.
In 2015, over 50% of our Sixth Form cohort were admitted to Russell Group universities.
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