We are the top performing school in Cheshire, and once again we are incredibly proud of our pupils and their academic achievements. Our A level and GCSE results are amongst the best in the country and demonstrate our excellent teaching, enthusiastic pupils and first class facilities. Please see our 2018 results below :
We are celebrating the best GCSE results in Chester for 2018
18% of results sat with the new grading system were at the top level 9, compared to 4.3% nationally
44% of all grades were at 9-8 (A*)
92% A*-B grades
King’s girls put in a fantastic performance with 25.4% of their new GCSEs graded 9 and 58% 9-8 grade (A*) and 84% A*/A.
|Year||9||% A*/9-8||% A* - A/9-7||% A* - B/9-5*||%A* - C/9-4|
*Please note that for purposes of fair comparison, any grade 5 awarded with marks in the upper half of the grade have been included in this %
Year % A* % A* - A % A* - B %A* - C
2017 56.6 80.5 94.3 98.5
2016 46.1 74.0 92.1 98.3
2015 36.9 71.3 91.6 98.0
We were proud to be the top-performing school in Cheshire and top co-ed in North West at A Level in 2018.
In 2018, a fantastic 64% of grades were top level A*/A with 87% of grades at A*/B (with girls achieving nearly 90% A*/B grades and 67% A*/A)
A Level Results
Extended Project Qualifications (EPQs)
Some schools have chosen to show A Level results with Extended Project Qualifications (EPQs) data included (an EPQ is equivalent to half an A Level according to UCAS guidelines). For comparison purposes, please find below the percentage of A*/B grades with EPQs included:
Full Result Tables
Parents of Junior School and Willow Lodge pupils may request an appointment with the School to view and discuss the academic data pertaining to their children.
Our students consistently obtain places at their first choice university and are successful in winning places on highly competitive courses at the top universities.
We are extremely proud to be rated the best independent school in the North and 6th in the UK for our leavers’ destinations.
Almost all our students go forward to higher education. We use The Times Schools Guide table for comparisons, which looks at results, facilities, research funding and other measures.
Government Schools A Level and GCSE Performance Tables
The government releases performance tables which report on various measures in January. These can sometimes be misleading. For example, measuring the A Level academic results of a school by average points scored per A Level student or results in the English Baccalaureate measure.
For further guidance on understanding these tables and The King’s School results on them, click here: Performance Tables.