Examinations and Results

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In 2023:

Sixth Form (16-18) outcomes

  • 35% of grades were awarded at A* or A (average in South West was 26%)
  • 62% were awarded at A* to B
  • 86% were awarded at A* to C (England average, 75%)
  • 20% of Year 13 achieved three or more grades at A* or A
  • Average points score per A-Level entry, 38.60

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Year 11 GCSE outcomes

  • 88% of grades in all subjects are 9-4 (England average 68%)
  • Over 83% of students achieved the benchmark of five or more 9-4 grades, including Mathematics and English
  • 75% of grades achieved were at 9-5
  • 37% of grades achieved were at 9-7 (average 21% in the South West)

Progress 8 2023 – 0.68 click here to read more.

Attainment Score 2023 – 56.86

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English Baccalaureate entry

  • 34% of students were entered, 31 Year 11 students achieved EBacc

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In 2019:

  • Significant rise in A* and A grades: 18% of all grades at A* and 41% at A* or A.
  • Two-thirds of all A Level grades awarded at A*, A or B.
  • Ten Cotswold School students achieved three or more A* or A grades, including one student who gained five A* grades.

In 2020:

  • A* to A grades at 50%.
  • A* to B grades at 72.6%
  • Five students accepted places at the universities of Oxford and Cambridge. Forty-four accepted places at Russell Group and 65 at universities across the UK. Destinations also include art colleges, apprenticeships and employment.

In 2021:

  • The percentage of students who were awarded A* grades was 26%
  • Fifty-six per cent of our students gained A – A* grades at A level
  • Overall, 90% of A level students were awarded A* – C grades and 77.5% gained A* – B grades.
  • Of the 40 grades awarded to 22 students on vocational courses, 17 were at Distinction*, 14 were Distinction (equivalent to A* – A grades at A level), six were Merits and three passes.

In 2022:

  • 50% of grades were awarded at A* or A (average in South West was 36%)
  • 77% were awarded at A* to B
  • 94% were awarded at A* to C (England average, 82%)
  • 29% of Year 13 achieved three or more grades at A* or A
  • 30% of students achieved AAB or higher at A-Level
  • Average points score per A-Level entry, 43.95 (Grade B, 40.00)

The Cotswold School’s outstanding GCSE results in 2019:

  • 80% of students achieved the benchmark of five or more 9-4 grades, including Mathematics and English
  • 35% of all grades at 9-7
  • 34 students gained grades 9-7 in eight or more of their GCSEs
  • 45% of students achieved the EBacc Award, which represents achievement in the most rigorous GCSE subjects. This 45% result is well above the national average and continues the success rate of students studying and achieving the EBacc at The Cotswold School.

In 2020:

  • The percentage of students who achieved the benchmark of grades 9-4 in both Maths and English was 88%.
  • The percentage of 9-7 grades (formerly A/A*) was 40.8%%

In 2022

  • 42% of grades were awarded at 9-7 (average was 23% in the South West region)
  • 88% of grades across all subjects were at 9-4 (England average was 73%).
  • 83% of students achieved the benchmark of five or more 9-4 grades, including Mathematics and English.