GCSE Results 2017
|Number sitting GCSEs||171|
|% of passes at grade A*||59.8%|
|% of passes at grades A* and A||85.5%|
|% of passes at grades A* to B||97.7%|
|% of passes at grades A* to C||99.6%|
|% of passes at grades A* to G||100%|
|% of pupils gaining at least 5 passes A* to C||100%|
|% of pupils gaining at least 5 passes A*to C including English and Maths||100%|
|% of pupils gaining at least 5 passes A* to G||100%|
|Number of boys with 11 A*s||5|
|Number of boys with 10 A*s or more||29|
|Number of boys with 9 A*s or more||53|
|Number of boys with 8 A*s or more||68|
|Number of boys with 7 A*s or more||82|
81 boys (47% of the year group) gained all their GCSE passes at grade A* or A.
The Headmaster, Michael Windsor, said:
“This is a quite superb set of results and I am delighted that the pupils’ hard work has paid off in such style. It is exciting to see very high levels of achievement across the board and this underlines the quality and commitment of the staff at Abingdon. The boys have certainly established a firm platform for continued success at A Level.”
Almost a third of the year group gained nine or more passes at grade A* and 81 boys gained all their GCSE passes at A* or A grades. Demonstrating the breadth of very high achievements across the 23 subjects on offer in Abingdon's GCSE curriculum, a wide variety of subjects reported A*/A rates of over 85%, including English and English Literature, Physics, French, German, Spanish, Electronics, Greek, History and Latin. Almost all of the other subjects had A*/A rates above 80%.
See the statistics showing a breakdown of the results by subject.
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