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GCSE Results 2017 – The Headlines

Cotham School wants to offer congratulations to our Year 11 students on their excellent GCSE results this year.    

This year saw the introduction of reformed GCSE exams in English and Mathematics.  These subjects had more challenging content and different assessment criteria and we are incredibly proud of the way in which our students prepared themselves for their exams in these and all of their other subjects.  We also want to thank staff and parents for their continuous commitment and support during a very challenging year which saw an unprecedented level of curriculum change in Key Stages 3, 4 and 5.  

Here are our provisional headline results.  

  • 70% of students achieved a Grade 4 or above in both English and Mathematics

  • 75% of students achieved a Grade 4 or above in English

  • 77% of students achieved a Grade 4 or above in Mathematics

  • 30% of students achieved the English Baccalaureate qualification

  • 23% of all grades were either Grade A and above or Grade 7 and above (for English and Mathematics)

  • 67% of all grades were either Grade C and above or Grade 4 and above (for English and Mathematics)

  • 27 students achieved 8 or more Grades A/A* or Grades 7/8/9 (in English and Mathematics)

  • 49 students achieved 5 or more Grades A/A* or Grades 7/8/9 (in English and Mathematics)

 

The following students made exceptional progress during their time at Cotham School:
Rawan Elsharkawy, King Fok, Abeir Suliman, Suki Brandon, Tomos Macdonnell, Benjamin Morgan, Sammy Bhaidani, Iva Prestwich, Hussein Sheich, Eden Vauttier, Minnie Strange, Isla Tornero Russell, Charlie Jenkins, Chloe Aspin, Habon Yusuf, Mario Lovatt Garcia, Asma Tahir, Sarah Golden, Miski Ahmed Mohammed, Mia Bennett, Fatima Hussein and Ivan Erlic

The following 27 students who achieved 8 or more Grades A/A* or Grades 7/8/9 (in English and Mathematics) are:
Tomos Macdonnell, Rachel Eacott, Emily Galliford, Jude McFarlane Bond, August Taylor, Svenja Helmold, Maurice Byrne, Sarah Golden, Mario Lovatt Garcia, Benjamin Morgan, Natasha Puttick, Eden Vauttier, Sophie Wiggins, Theo Brice, Hannah Chamberlain, Helga Wong, Chloe Aspin, Isabel Everington, Edward Oake, Jimmy Perkin, Minnie Strange, Abeir Suliman, Mia Bennett, Asha Cameron, Georgia Dowell, Owen Lowery-Pearson and Max Ostroverhy

Click here if you are a parent and would like to see more information about the changes to GCSE Exams this year.
Click here if you are a student and would like to see more information about the changes to GCSE Exams this year.  

 

GCSE Results 2016 - The Headlines 

Congratulations to our Year 11 students and staff on the very  good set of GCSE results which show improvement on the last year although the starting point of the cohort was lower. These are the headlines:

  • 72% of students achieved  A*-C in both English and Maths

  • 77% of the students obtained at least a grade C in English Language and 80% secured a grade C or above in Maths.

  • 80% of students have achieved at least the minimum expected levels of progress in English and Maths from KS2

  • 50% of students made more than expected progress across a range of subjects

  • 25% of students achieved the English Baccalaureate qualifications

  • 24% of all grades are A*/A (compared to national average of 20%)

  • In total 44 students achieved 5 or more A*/A and 24 achieved 8 or more A*/A grades.

  • 72% of all grades are C or above and 46% A*-B.

  • There is only a 4% gap in performance of girls vs. boys, bucking the national trend

  • All students obtained enough qualifications to enable them to continue their post 16 studies, mostly at the North Bristol Post 16 Centre.

  • We will not have a value added measure (known as progress 8 from 2016)  for some time, but based on last year’s data, Cotham students made overall progress above the national average from their starting point. More than 50% of students made more than expected progress in English and Maths.

Here are the names of 24 students who obtained between 8 and 14 A*-A:

Theodore Davies, Corin Elliott, Atchchuthan Kanagasabai, Rose Dayan, William Goodey, Maia Hughes Woods, Beth Killen, Maisie newman, Ben Northcott, Amy Gardiner, Gabriel Osborne, Ben Probert, Ben Prosser, Amber Rawlinson, Eve Knox, Frances Roberts, Shardai Watkins, Ella Wilks, Poppy Winfield, Emma Bopp, Bianca Lazar, Elen Lloyd Owen, Jed Preist and Cecily Russell.

The following students made fantastic progress after their arrival at Cotham:

Poppy Winfield, May Gordon, Mariam Tahir, Libbie Haynes, Eve Knox, Eve Hichen, Gemma Stephenson, Laura Hopkins, Will John, Adarsh Singh, Zeinab Hussein, Ben Northcott, Cornelia Bayliss, Eden Pearson, Eliot Hardwick, Ella Wilks, Jude Jones, Safah Ahmed, Amy Gardiner, Ben Probert, Faduma Gelle

 

  • The performance of disadvantaged students (for whom the school receives pupil premium)  improved further this year as did the performance of SEND students.

 

"Cotham is a truly comprehensive school with students travelling to us from across the City. We are extremely proud of each and every one of our students who have collected their results today and seen their hard work and determination to achieve their best pay off."

Ms J Butler - Headteache

GCSE Results 2015 – The Headlines 

Congratulations to our Year 11 students on their GCSE results. They were even harder this year to achieve as the exams boards have raised the grade boundaries in many subjects. 

  • 65% of students achieved 5 A*-C including English and Maths
  • Over 70% of the students obtained at least a grade C in English Language and 84% secured a grade C or above in Maths
  • 32.8% of students achieved the English Baccalaureate
  • Percentage of students who have achieved at least the minimum expected levels of progress in Maths 86% (from KS2)
  • Percentage of students who have achieved at least the minimum expected levels of progress in English 73% from KS2 (78% from Year 7 baseline assessment)
  • 27% of all grades are A*/A (compared to national average of 21%)
  • In total 43 students achieved 5 or more A*/A.
  • 74% of all grades are C or above and 50% A*-B.
  • All students obtained enough qualifications to enable them to continue their post 16 studies, mostly at the North Bristol Post 16 Centre.
  • We will not have a value added measure for some time but based on last year’s data, Cotham students made overall progress above the national average from their starting point. More than 40% of students made more than expected progress in English and Maths.

Please note that GCSE, BTEC and Post 16 Results re provisional

KS3 Results

Subject Actual % National 2013 %
English Teacher Assessment Level 5+ 90 86
English Teacher Assessment Level 6+ 64 55
Maths Teacher Assessment Level 5+ 90 84
Maths Teacher Assessment Level 6+ 78 62
Science Teacher Assessment Level 5+ 94 85
Science Teacher Assessment Level 6+ 73 56
English 2+ Levels of Progress 55  
Maths 2+ Levels of Progress 81  

KS5 Post 16 Results (provisional)

North Bristol Post 16 Centre
Number of Students 375
% A* grades 9%
%A*-A 28%
%A*-B 58%
%A*-E 99%
Average point score per entry 229.8
Average point score per student 766.3