Examination Results

Congratulations to all our Year 11 students who, after a very tough few years, have achieved brilliant exam results.

Year 11 Examination Results 2021

Grade Headlines

  • 74% of students achieved English and Mathematics at Grade 4.
  • 53% of students achieved English and Mathematics at Grade 5+.
  • 14% of all GCSEs were achieved with grades 8 or 9.
  • 29% of vocational qualifications were achieved with Distinction or Distinction*.
  • 80% of all GCSEs were achieved with a grade 4 or higher.
  • 87% of vocational qualifications were achieved with a level 2 pass or higher.
  • 10% of students achieved at least 6 qualifications at grades 8, 9 or Distinction*, with our top students achieving 8 grade 9s.

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Progress of Students With SEND & in Receipt of the Pupil Premium

Students in receipt of the Pupil Premium continue to make more progress at Swanshurst than all students nationally, with 72% of this cohort achieving an attainment score above the minimum expected, based on their starting point in Year 7. We are very proud of this achievement.
 
In 2020-2021, Students with SEND have made the same progress as all students nationally, with 49% of this cohort achieving an attainment score above the minimum expected, based on the starting point in Year 7. Our SEND students follow a broad and balanced curriculum; as a result, 33% of this cohort have achieved at least 5 standard passes including GCSE English and Mathematics and 98% achieved at least one qualification. 

This is a wonderful achievement and will prepare them well for their futures.

Post 16 Examination Results 2021

Congratulations to all our Year 13 students who, after a very tough few years, have achieved brilliant results. 87% of our students have secured places at university this year. We also have our second Oxbridge medical student in 2 years, with 6 students off to study medicine in total. 

Grade Headlines

100% pass rate
87 A*/A grades
61.4% A*/A
96.8% A*-D
4 pupils secured 3 x A* grades
68 D*/Dn grades
73.1% D*/Dn

Some Individual Achievements & Destinations

Medicine - Jesus College, University of Cambridge
Medicine - University of Birmingham
Politics – University of Warwick
International Studies – University of Warwick
Hispanic Studies – University of Warwick
Modern Languages - University of Leeds
History - University of Leeds
Neuroscience - University of Warwick
Biomedical Science - University of Sheffield
Law - Aston University
History & Politics – University of Birmingham
Optometry - University of Manchester
Nursing - University of Birmingham
Pharmacy – Aston University
Ancient History - University of Birmingham 
Mathematics - University of Birmingham
Computer Science - University of Birmingham
Architecture – Birmingham City University
Primary Education – Birmingham City University
Italia Conti – Acting School

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