Results 2019

2019 GCSE and KS4 Vocational Results

Congratulations to all of our students who have maintained very high standards despite the volatility and challenges of the current public examinations. 

There will be some changes to these figures later in the year as we are awaiting some remarks. These figures are currently unvalidated.

Progress 8:

+0.14

This is a significant improvement in progress. This is the equivalent of a half a grade better than the two previous academic years. This score means that the students do better than expected and the teaching helps them to achieve this.

Attainment 8:

45 (equivalent to an “old” GCSE grade of a confident C)

Attainment 8 is the average grade of all the students’ results across the whole year group. An average grade of 45 is in line with National Average. This is a significant improvement on the last two academic years.

Pupil Premium Attainment

41 (equivalent to an “old” GCSE grade of a C)

Our pupil premium students did very much better this year with an average grade of 41. This is an important improvement for our students.

SEND Progress 

Progress was positive for SEND students (including HIP students) at +0.05.

This means that the students made at least expected progress.

More Able

Progress was good at +0.5. This means they achieved a half a grade higher than expected as an average across all students.

In Maths 19% of students (31 students) achieved a 7+. (Grades A & A*). This is higher than the National Average of 16%.

See “Subject Success” below for other subjects.

Open Subjects

Progress in the Open Subjects was very positive: +0.31.

“Open” means subjects that are not included in the EBacc – these are the creative subjects. The school has a strong commitment to maintaining access and ensuring good results in creative subjects. The students made more progress than was expected in creative subjects.

English & Maths Grade 5+

38% of students achieved a 5+ in both English and Maths.

This is an improvement of 17% on the previous two academic years.  This is in line with the national average.

English & Maths Grade 4+

58% of students achieved both a 4 in both English and Maths.

This is an improvement of 9% on the previous two academic years.

Progress English & Maths

  • English +0.16 (-0.18 in 2018)
  • Maths +0.04 (-0.62 in 2018)

Attainment

In both English and Maths our attainment is in line with National Average which shows considerable improvement for our students in these important subjects.

EBacc

46% of our students entered for the EBacc (higher than National Average 38%).

66% achieved 4+ in their subjects: 30% of the whole cohort – higher than the National Average 24%.

32% achieved 5+ In their subjects: 15% of the whole cohort– in line with the National Average 16%.

The average point score across the whole cohort is 3.9 close to the National Average of 4.4.

The average point score includes all the students in the school whether they were entered for EBacc  or not.

Community Languages

All students passed, with 94% of students achieving an A or A*in Polish, Portuguese, Persian, Russian, Chinese, Italian and Urdu.

 

Vocational Qualifications

Students did particularly well in Level 2 Finance where 92% achieved a top grade. There were some very pleasing merits in Hospitality and Catering.

High Attaining students: well done to these students who worked hard and excelled academically. 

  • Jeyabalan achieved 2 x grade 9, 6 x grade 8, 2 x grade 7 with incredible progress of +3.5
  • Manojah achieved 2 x grade 9, 2 x grade 8, 5 x grade 7
  • Islam achieved 4 x Grade 9, 6 x Grade 8
  • Sam  achieved 2 x grade 9, 2 x grade 8, 3 x grade 7
  • Raja achieved 2 x grade 9, 3 x grade 8, 3 x grade 7
  • Azaan achieved 4 x grade 9, 4 x grade 8

Special mentions for:

  • Talah who achieved 2 x grade 7, 6 x grade 6
  • Zainab who achieved all 6s and 7s and incredible progress of + 3.14
  • Daniel who achieved 3 x grade 9, 2 x grade 8, 3 x grade 7, and a 6 in English

Between them our fantastic students achieved a total of 578 grades 7, 8 or 9. These are equivalents of “old” A or A* grades.

Subject success: We are very pleased with the outcomes in a range of subjects.

 

4+ (C grade)

5+ (strong C)

7+ (A or A*)

French

88%

68%

31%

Geography

75%

55%

25%

Chemistry

95%

78%

42%

Physics

95%

80%

35%

Biology

100%

90%

45%

Performing Arts (Drama)

69%

68%

26%

Computing

78%

56%

25%

Sociology

74%

60%

39%

Spanish

72%

54%

32%

2019 A level and KS5 Vocational Results in the Sixth Form

Caterham High School is a fully inclusive sixth form that offers opportunities and pathways for young people of all abilities, so that they can take their next steps in education, employment or training. (We offer a three year pathway for students who need some extra time and support to achieve well.)

Congratulations to all of our students who have worked hard to achieve their results and go on to university or employment.

There will be some changes to these figures later in the year as we are awaiting some remarks. These figures are currently unvalidated.

Progress: KS5 Value Added (Academic)

-0.05

This is significant improvement from last year’s progress result (which was -0.19)

Average Grade per Entry (Academic)

D+

D+ this is an improvement of half a grade from the previous years result and means we are closer to the national average

Progress: KS5 Value Added (Applied/Vocational)

+0.15

This is in line with previous years positive progress

Average Grade per Entry (Applied/Vocational)

Merit

Maintaining a Merit grade average from previous years

There were some pleasing results across a range of subjects, for example Sociology achieving 34% A* to A and 91% achieving a grade C or better, and students who took Spanish and Drama also achieved 100% A* to C grade.

41% of students achieved a A*, A or B grade across their subjects.

More information of school’s performance is available at the DfE site. Please note: the most recent results will not be on the DfE website until early November.

https://www.compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk/school/102849/caterham-high-school/secondary