96% of St John’s School pupils achieved 5 or more A* to C or 9 -4 grade GCSEs in 2018. 

In a year where the reformed GCSEs were far more challenging, St John’s School pupils achieved amazing results in their GCSE exams.

The Year 11 pupils in the academic year of 2017/18 excelled with 93% of exams awarded at A* to C or 9 – 4 grade.  The national pass mark was 70%.

9 subjects had 100% A* – C or 9 – 4 pass rate, 23% of all GCSE’s taken were grade
A/A* or 7 – 9.

The following core subject results were well above the national average;

English pass:    90% (National Average 70%)

Maths pass:     93% (National Average 71%)

Science pass:   94% (National Average 54%)

One of the top performing pupils achieved an impressive 4 grade 9s, 3 grade 8/ A* and 3 grade 7/A with several other pupils scoring similarly.

The majority of our pupils progressed to their first choice of Post 16 Institutions which included Grammar Schools, Sixth Form Schools and Colleges.