GCSE Results Day 2017

24th August 2017

Outstanding GCSE results for St Anne’s girls.


St Anne’s year 11 pupils are celebrating an outstanding set of GCSE results, with an amazing twenty-seven pupils achieving the highly coveted new grade 9 in a reformed GCSE.





  •       Attainment 8 score: This is the average grade that pupils have got across their best 8 subjects which has to include English, maths, 3 EBacc subjects and 3 other subjects: 54.2 (equivalent to a B-).
  •       Pupils achieving a standard pass in both GCSE English and maths: 82%
  •       Pupils achieving a strong pass in both GCSE English and maths: 53%


The results were strong across the board, some examples include:


  •       Grade 9s: Fifteen pupils achieved the highly coveted grade 9 in English language, sixteen pupils achieved it in English literature, and ten pupils achieved it in mathematics.
  •       English: 93% of pupils achieved at least a grade 4, 82% achieved at least a grade 5 and 41% achieving at least a grade 7.
  •       Maths: 82% of pupils achieved at least a grade 4, with over half the year group achieving a grade 5 or above.
  •       Religious Studies: 91% of pupils achieved at least a C, with an incredible 60% of the year group getting an A or A*! A very impressive achievement when it is considered that all pupils take Religious Studies as part of their core curriculum.
  •       History: 87% of pupils achieved at least a C with 49% achieving an A or A*
  •       Biology: 99% of pupils achieved at least a C, with 61% achieving an A or A*.
  •       Physics: 96% of pupils achieved at least a C, with 55% achieving an A or A*.
  •       Art and Design: 93% of pupils achieved a C, with 53% achieving a B or above.
  •       Drama: 90% of pupils achieved a C, 60% achieving a B or above.
  •       Music: 100% of pupils achieved a C or above, with 50% achieving an A or A*.
  •       6 pupils were entered for the Level 2 Certificate in Further Maths to extend them beyond the GCSE Maths qualification. 3 pupils achieved an A* and the other 3 pupils achieved the coveted A^ (A* with distinction), a grade above an A*!


Headmistress, Miss Lyn Bourne, is extremely pleased with the results: “We are so thrilled for all our pupils and their families. Alongside our staff, they have worked extremely hard and deserve these great results. Our staff have worked hard to ensure these reforms to the GCSEs are being embedded quickly so that our pupils are taught well and are confident going into their exams.


The results show that the school continues to provide an outstanding education for all its pupils, both at GCSE and A Level. Over the last two years we have been judged to be providing an outstanding education by both Ofsted and the Catholic Diocese, and these results are a measure of how confident and well-prepared our girls are for the next step in their educational journey.


GCSEs are a gateway to the next stage of our girls' lives so it is wonderful to see so many of them achieve such high standards.  It is great to see them celebrating their results together today, particularly after such excellent A-level results last week.


We are thrilled so many are planning to stay with us for sixth form and we are looking forward to welcoming them on Friday 25th August for our sixth form enrolment day.”

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