Search

Department for Education publishes information about the performance of English schools and colleges at GCSE and A-level in 2015

PUBLISHED: 10:57 21 January 2016 | UPDATED: 09:55 26 January 2016

Results

Results

Archant

Mid table place for Bexley in list of GCSE results by local authority

DETAILS of the performance of schools in Bexley at GCSE and A-Level in 2015 have been released this morning (Thursday).

At the top of the list for GCSE results in the borough was Chislehurst and Sidcup Grammar School in Sidcup with 98 per cent of the 191 pupils taking the exams gaining five or more A* to C grades including English and maths. Following closely behind was Bexley Grammar School in Welling with 97 per cent of its 188 hitting the required mark.

Third was Beths Grammar School in Bexley also with 97 per cent, with St Catherine’s Catholic School in Bexleyheath next with 81 per cent and Harris Academy in Falconwood fifth with 73 per cent.

At the other end of the borough’s results were The Business Academy Bexley in Erith with 42 per cent, Welling School in Welling with 31 per cent and Bexleyheath Academy in Bexleyheath with 26 per cent.

Overall Bexley was ranked mid table for local authorities ranked by the average percentage of candidates getting five or more A* to C-grades including English and maths at GCSE. It scored 55 per cent compared with the Scilly Isles, which performed the best with 73.7 per cent, and Knowsley, which came last with 37.4 per cent.

At the top of the list for the points scored at A-level (and the International Baccalaureate) per student in the borough was Bexley Grammar School, followed by Townley Grammar School, Chislehurst and Sidcup Grammar School, Beths Grammar School and Blackfen School for Girls. Ranked lowest in the borough for A-levels were Cleeve Park School in Sidcup and Erith Secondary School.

Patricia Slonecki, head teacher at St Catherine’s, said: “To me it’s all about progress rather than attainment and it’ll be a positive step to see that reflected in the league tables next year.

“Our girls don’t come in at the same level as those in the grammar schools but they’re achieving comparable results and that’s very pleasing to see.”

Bexley council were contacted but unavailable for comment.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Bexley Times visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Bexley Times staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Bexley Times account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Latest Bexley news

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

People who live, work and travel across Kent, Thurrock, Essex and beyond are being invited to shape plans for Britain’s biggest road tunnel as Highways England hostrf the first of 60 public engagement events on the multi-billion pound Lower Thames Crossing project this week (Tuesday 16 October).

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

“Devastating” plans for a house of multiple occupancy in Sidcup have been approved despite pleas by residents.

Monday, October 15, 2018

The pub industry in Bexley, worth around £51million, could take a hit if beer duty is raised as expected in the chancellor’s budget today (Tuesday, October 16), Britain’s Beer Alliance has warned.

Monday, October 15, 2018

A cyclist who died after being hit by a lorry in Erith has been formally identified, as police officers appeal for witnesses to the tragic incident to come forward.

Monday, October 15, 2018

New proposals for Hall Place and Gardens will be discussed in next week’s Places Overview and Scrutiny Committee (October 16).

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend? Watch our Met Office video forecast.

Friday, October 12, 2018

The new UK and Ireland tour of Let It Be will be arriving at the Orchard Theatre on Monday, October 15.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

A number of warrants have been executed this morning (Wednesday, October 10) in Abbey Wood as part of a proactive operation targeting drugs and associated criminality.

Most read news

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Bexley Times e-edition today
E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Bexley Times twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Show Job Lists

Family Notices 24