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Academic – Exam Results

Our pupils achieved very pleasing results in the public examinations which they sat in June 2019, and can be viewed below.  Further details and analysis on the School’s examination results can be found in the Annual Report.

The GCSE Examinations – June 2019

Number of pupils in Year 12: 210
Number of those with a Statement of Special Educational Needs: 6

Percentage entered for 7 or more subjects: 99
Percentage achieving 7 or more passes A*- C: 93
Percentage achieving 7 or more passes A*- C including English and Mathematics: 93
Percentage achieving 5 or more passes A*- C: 97
Percentage achieving 5 or more passes A*- C including English and Mathematics: 97

 

GCSE Level June 2019 ANALYSIS OF RESULTS (% achieving each grade)

  Entered A*(%) A(%) B(%) C*(%) C* (%) D(%) E(%) F(%) G(%)
Art 30 16.7 26.7 23.3 16.7 13.3 3.33 0 0 0
Biology 128 13.3 39.8 27.3 11.7 6.25 0.78 0.78 0 0
Business Studies 56 12.5 19.6 19.6 23.2 14.3 8.93 0 1.79 0
Chemistry 134 18.7 37.3 15.7 12.7 6.72 8.21 0.75 0 0
Computer Science 38 2.63 28.9 21.1 23.7 13.2 7.89 2.63 0 0
Technology 50 12 16 38 14 12 6 2 0 0
Economics 9 11.1 44.4 0 33.3 11.1 0 0 0 0
English 201 7.46 36.8 40.8 11.9 2.99 0 0 0 0
English Literature 183 7.65 33.9 35 16.9 4.92 1.09 0 0.55 0
French 124 8.06 22.6 14.5 20.2 11.3 17.7 4.03 1.61 0
Geography 56 5.36 28.6 30.4 19.6 7.14 5.36 3.57 0 0
German 16 0 50 18.8 0 0 18.8 12.5 0 0
History 79 15.2 40.5 22.8 13.9 5.06 1.27 1.27 0 0
Home Economics 12 8.33 8.33 16.7 33.3 8.33 25 0 0 0
ICT 10 0 40 30 0 30 0 0 0 0
BCS 11 0 36.4 18.2 18.2 18.2 0 9.09 0 0
Latin 6 16.7 66.7 0 0 0 0 16.7 0 0
Mathematics 201 11.4 57.2 26.4 3.48 1 0.5 0 0 0
Further Mathematics 71 19.7 49.3 21.1 5.63 2.82 1.41 0 0 0
Music 21 9.52 47.6 23.8 14.3 4.76 0 0 0 0
Drama 16 18.8 43.8 25 6.25 6.25 0 0 0 0
Physics 103 15.5 38.8 22.3 16.5 4.85 0.97 0 0.97 0
Religious Studies 199 7.04 31.2 26.1 15.1 12.1 7.04 0.5 1.01 0
Single Award Science 10 0 0 50 40 0 10 0 0 0
Spanish 46 19.6 30.4 15.2 15.2 10.9 6.52 2.17 0 0
Physical Education 23 17.4 43.5 13 13 8.7 4.35 0 0 0
Totals 1834 11.1 36.5 26 13.8 6.87 4.36 0.98 0.38 0
Cumulative % 11.1 47.6 73.6 87.4 94.3 98.6 99.6 100 100

 

The Advanced Subsidiary Examinations – June 2019

Number of pupils in Year 13: 205
Number of those with a Statement of Special Educational Needs: 3

Percentage achieving 3 or more passes A- C: 66
Percentage achieving 2 or more passes A- E: 99

 

AS Level June 2019 ANALYSIS OF RESULTS (% achieving each grade)
 

  Entered %A %B %C %D %E %U %A-B %A-C
Art and Design 15 40.0 26.7 33.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 66.7 100.0
Biology 53 30.2 32.1 15.1 17.0 5.7 0.0 62.3 77.4
Business Studies 62 19.4 45.2 25.8 4.8 3.2 1.6 64.5 90.3
Chemistry 55 18.2 27.3 30.9 16.4 5.5 1.8 45.5 76.4
Computer Science 19 36.8 47.4 10.5 0.0 5.3 0.0 84.2 94.7
Design and Technology 19 5.3 26.3 47.4 15.8 0.0 5.3 31.6 78.9
Drama and Theatre Studies 11 36.4 54.5 9.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 90.9 100.0
Economics 29 27.6 27.6 20.7 17.2 3.4 3.4 55.2 75.9
English 11 0.0 9.1 72.7 18.2 0.0 0.0 9.1 81.8
English Literature 30 26.7 46.7 16.7 6.7 3.3 0.0 73.3 90.0
French 10 20.0 60.0 20.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 80.0 100.0
Geography 14 35.7 35.7 7.1 14.3 7.1 0.0 71.4 78.6
German 1 0.0 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 100.0 100.0
Health and Social Care 16 43.8 31.3 12.5 6.3 0.0 6.3 75.0 87.5
History 37 16.2 21.6 37.8 16.2 8.1 0.0 37.8 75.7
Nutrition and Food Science 4 0.0 0.0 25.0 25.0 25.0 25.0 0.0 25.0
Digital Technology 15 13.3 26.7 40.0 20.0 0.0 0.0 40.0 80.0
Moving Image Arts 4 25.0 75.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 100.0 100.0
Classics 6 16.7 50.0 33.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 66.7 100.0
Mathematics 69 55.1 24.6 13.0 4.3 2.9 0.0 79.7 92.8
Music 8 25.0 62.5 12.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 87.5 100.0
Physics 24 33.3 16.7 12.5 16.7 20.8 0.0 50.0 62.5
Government and Politics 28 50.0 32.1 14.3 0.0 3.6 0.0 82.1 96.4
Religious Studies 25 28.0 20.0 36.0 12.0 0.0 4.0 48.0 84.0
Life and Health Sciences 11 9.1 36.4 45.5 0.0 0.0 9.1 45.5 90.9
Sociology 34 17.6 23.5 32.4 14.7 11.8 0.0 41.2 73.5
Spanish 19 21.1 26.3 47.4 5.3 0.0 0.0 47.4 94.7
Physical Education 13 46.2 0.0 46.2 0.0 7.7 0.0 46.2 92.3
All Subjects 642 28.3 31.0 25.2 9.7 4.5 1.2 59.3 84.6
Cumulative Percentage 28.3 59.3 84.6 94.2 98.8 100

 

The A2 Examinations – June 2019

Number of pupils in Year 14: 174
Number of those with a Statement of Special Educational Needs: 4

Percentage achieving 3 or more passes A*- C: 74
Percentage achieving 2 or more passes A*- E: 100
 

A2 Level June 2019 ANALYSIS OF RESULTS (% achieving each grade)

  Entered %A* %A %B %C %D %E %U %A*-B %A*-C
Art and Design 11 0.0 36.4 18.2 27.3 18.2 0.0 0.0 54.5 81.8
Biology 55 12.7 20.0 30.9 23.6 9.1 3.6 0.0 63.6 87.3
Business Studies 52 3.8 23.1 50.0 15.4 7.7 0.0 0.0 76.9 92.3
Chemistry 49 10.2 24.5 18.4 20.4 20.4 6.1 0.0 53.1 73.5
Classics 2 50.0 0.0 50.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 100.0 100.0
Computer Science 18 0.0 11.1 27.8 27.8 22.2 11.1 0.0 38.9 66.7
Design and Technology 12 8.3 25.0 25.0 33.3 8.3 0.0 0.0 58.3 91.7
Digital Technology 6 0.0 16.7 33.3 33.3 16.7 0.0 0.0 50.0 83.3
Drama and Theatre Studies 10 10.0 20.0 50.0 10.0 10.0 0.0 0.0 80.0 90.0
Economics 20 5.0 50.0 30.0 15.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 85.0 100.0
English Literature 25 8.0 24.0 40.0 24.0 4.0 0.0 0.0 72.0 96.0
English 12 0.0 0.0 41.7 50.0 8.3 0.0 0.0 41.7 91.7
French 12 25.0 41.7 16.7 8.3 8.3 0.0 0.0 83.3 91.7
Further Mathematics 7 71.4 0.0 28.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 100.0 100.0
Geography 17 0.0 23.5 52.9 11.8 11.8 0.0 0.0 76.5 88.2
German 3 33.3 0.0 0.0 66.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 33.3 100.0
Government and Politics 10 0.0 10.0 30.0 50.0 0.0 10.0 0.0 40.0 90.0
Health and Social Care 18 0.0 5.6 77.8 16.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 83.3 100.0
History 17 5.9 23.5 47.1 17.6 0.0 0.0 5.9 76.5 94.1
Mathematics 63 14.3 30.2 25.4 25.4 4.8 0.0 0.0 69.8 95.2
Moving Image Arts 3 0.0 0.0 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 100.0 100.0
Music 4 25.0 0.0 50.0 0.0 25.0 0.0 0.0 75.0 75.0
Nutrition and Food Science 3 0.0 33.3 33.3 33.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 66.7 100.0
Physics 31 9.7 12.9 29.0 25.8 12.9 6.5 3.2 51.6 77.4
Physical Education 9 11.1 88.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 100.0 100.0
Religious Studies 13 0.0 15.4 30.8 38.5 15.4 0.0 0.0 46.2 84.6
Sociology 26 38.5 26.9 30.8 3.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 96.2 100.0
Spanish 11 9.1 27.3 36.4 27.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 72.7 100.0
All subjects 519 10.6 23.5 34.0 21.3 8.3 1.9 0.4 68.1 89.4
Cumulative Percentage   10.6 34.0 68.1 89.4 97.7 99.6 100    

 

Public Examination Results June 2019

Years 12, 13 and 14
Examination Performance
Trend Data

GCSE 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Percentage of Year 12 pupils gaining 5 or more GCSEs at Grades A*- C 95 98 97 98 100 99 98
Northern Ireland Grammar School Average for 5 or more GCSEs at Grades A*- C 97 97 97 97 97 97 Not known
Percentage of Year 12 pupils gaining 7 or more GCSEs at Grades A*- C 88 93 91 95 94 93 92
Northern Ireland Grammar School Average for 7 or more GCSEs at Grades A*- C 94 93 94 93 93 93 Not known

 

 

A-Level 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Percentage of Year 14 pupils gaining 3 or more A Levels s at Grades A*- C 78 70 73 71 73 74 74
Northern Ireland Grammar School Average for 3 or more GCEs at Grades A*- C 77 76 76 75 77 77 Not known
Percentage of Year 14 pupils gaining 2 or more GCEs at Grades A*- E 99 98 99 99 98 100 100
Northern Ireland Grammar School Average for 2 or more GCEs at Grades A*- E 100 100 100 100 100 100 Not known