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.
Our 2020 GCSE students faced some unique challenges due to the uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic. We were delighted to be able to congratulate them on their fantastic results. A total, 31% of pupils gained five or more 9 grades and 53% of grades awarded were at 9-8.
In 2019, we celebrated 26% of GCSE results at grade 9, with 48% at 9/8 and 84% 9/6. Students achieved 69% of grades at A*-A or 9-7 placing King’s as the top performing school in Cheshire for GCSEs.
2019 GCSE Results
2018 GCSE Results
|Year||9||% A*/9-8||% A* - A/9-7||% A* - B/9-5*||%A* - C/9-4|
|2018||17||44.1||71.95||90.58||98.76|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
Our 2020 A Level students secured places at top universities after achieving some outstanding results.
The year group excelled despite being unable to formally take their exams due to the coronavirus health crisis. A total of 31% of grades achieved were at A*, 70% of all grades were at A*/A and 93% at A*-B.
80% of students gained a place in their first choice university, with 94% gaining a place at either their first or second choice university
In 2019, A Level students achieved the second highest percentage of A*/A grades in the school’s history at that time.
An incredible 65% of grades were A*/A, matching a record year in 2015. Talented students also achieved the highest percentage of A* in four years, with 24.6% of grades at this level.
In an outstanding year for King’s, 67% of students achieved at least 2 A*/A grades.
Overall, 87% of grades were at A*/B for the second year running, with 40 students achieving A*/A in every subject – including 10 students with straight A* grades.
A Level Results
Year % A* % A* - A % A* - B %A* - C
2019 24.6 64.8 86.5 96.5
2018 22.3 63.5 87.3 96.9
2017 13.7 56.7 87.0 98.0
2016 22.6 61.9 87.2 97.3
Full Result Tables
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.
For more information on leavers’ destinations, visit here.