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Results and performance

Please click here for 'GCSE results summer 2016'.

Please click here for 'Impressive results for the sixth form at St Bede's'.

Results and performance up to summer 2016

GCSE results

We were delighted to secure another excellent set of GCSE results this year. The table below shows the improvement in two key 'headline' figures over the last three years.

Headline figures 2014 2015 2016
Attainment 8 5.8 6.0 6.0
Progress 8 +0.4 +0.41 +0.57


For more information about Attainment 8 and Progress 8 please click here.

GCSE subjects % A*-C (% A*/A)
2014 2015 2016
English Language 86 (29) 90 (32) 86 (28)
English Literature 87 (30) 90 (34) 79 (30)
Maths 92 (40) 92 (40) 88 (40)
Biology 100 (85) 100 (81) 100 (86)
Chemistry 100 (84) 100 (79) 100 (85)
Physics 98 (88) 100 (88) 100 (81)
Science 79 (28) 82 (23) 80 (20)
Achieving 2 or more Science grades 70 (35) 86 (35) 81 (37)
Religious Studies 82 (40) 93 (51) 82 (38)
Geography 85 (45) 85 (32) 87 (39)
History 80 (51) 86 (46) 85 (47)
French/German/Spanish 88 (44) 85 (34) 90 (39)


For the GCSE option subject results - June 2016, please click here.

All students study English language, English literature, maths and RE to GCSE. In addition, approximately 90 pupils per year take the three separate sciences whilst others take a double science qualification. The majority of students also study history, geography and at least one of the three modern foreign languages. In total, students at St Bede's take 10, 11 or 12 GCSEs.


A level results

Pupils and staff at St Bede's were celebrating after the release of another set of excellent A level results. With over half (54%) of the A2 exams graded A*, A or B, most students will be heading off to their first choice university this autumn. The school maintained its reputation for academic excellence, with 81% achieving A*-C grades. The overall pass rate was 100%.


For the DfE school and college performance tables, please click here