Examination Results 2018

79% of students achieved a Grade 4 (equivalent to a C) or above in English.

75% of students achieved a Grade 4 (equivalent to a C) or above in Maths.

71% of students achieved a Grade 4 (equivalent to a C) or above in both English and Maths.

Progress 8 score: +0.24 (or +0.44 including the GCSEs the students took in Year 10).

Progress 8 measures the overall performance of the school and compares how students of the same ability to in your school compared to other schools nationally:

· -0.19 to +0.19 is average;
· -0.2 or below is significantly below average;
· +0.2 and above is significantly above average.

All of these results demonstrate that Chatsmore students do significantly better than the national and local authority averages.

Headteacher’s Press Release:

Chatsmore Catholic High School is celebrating excellent GCSE results. Headline figures include: 71% of pupils achieving grade 4 (grade C equivalent) in both English and Maths.  This is a 15% increase on what the school achieved last year. Other outstanding results include Drama, PE and Further Maths, where 100% of students passed with a significant number of them achieving the highest grades.

There were many outstanding performances across the full ability range, with a number of students achieving the highest grades 9, 8, 7 in all of their subjects. One such student is Abby Smith who achieved two Grade 9s, two grade 8s and two grade 7s and two A*s. alongside three other GCSEs that she took in Year 10. Abby said: “I am delighted and hardly believe the results I have achieved, it made all the hard work worthwhile”.

Mr Byrne, Headteacher of Chatsmore stated, “I am extremely proud of what the students have achieved. Despite sitting more challenging GCSEs, the students have performed brilliantly and produced some outstanding grades across the ability range. We are particularly delighted that so many of them have achieved Grade 9s in a variety of subjects. I would like to thank our incredible staff, both teaching and non-teaching, for everything they did to support our students in achieving such excellent results. Thanks also to our wonderful parents who play such a vital role in supporting the success of their child.