Larkmead School GCSE Results 2018 – Best Attainment Ever!

Larkmead is delighted to report our best attainment ever, even surpassing our previous best year in 2017.

  • 80% of students achieved a 9-4 in English which is a record for the school.
  • 68% of students achieved 9-4 in maths beating last year’s score and science continues to impress with its best ever figure of 58% of students achieving 2 x 9-4 in science.
  • English and maths combined was 64% at 9-4 an increase of 3%.
  • English and maths 9-5 combined score increasing by a massive 11% on last year at 47% and significantly above the 2017 national average.
  • On a student level we have 13 students who have achieved at least 6 x 7-9 (A*-A). This represents 11% of the entire cohort.
  • We also have two students who achieved 9 x A*(9) and 10 x A* (9), Joseph Mutch and Siobhan Murray respectively.

We are delighted for students and staff alike and look forward to further progress in the coming year.

Number of pupils sitting exams: 117
% grade 4 and above in English: 80%
% grade 4 and above in maths: 68%
Attainment 8: 46.0
EBacc % entry: 35%
EBacc % success: 22%

Chris Harris Head Teacher Larkmead School. Siobhan Murray 10 A*/9  & Joseph Mutch 9 A*/9.

KS4 English and Maths Combined Data

E&M 9-4E&M 9-5
2017 National64%43%
2017 Results61%36%
2018 Results64%47%

KS4 English & Maths Data

Eng 9-4Eng 9-5Maths 9-4Maths 9-5
2017 Results78%59%67%40%
2018 Results80%63%68%52%

KS4 Science Data

2 x Science 9-42 x Science 9-5
2017 Nationaln/an/a
2017 Results51%n/a
2018 Results58%40%

Chris Harris Head Teacher Larkmead School with students who gained six or more A & A*/9 equivalents.
From L:R: Siobhan Murray, Joe Mutch, Ann Thomas, Chris Andrews, Marion Hendy, Lucy Mayer-Jones, Erin Harris, Sophie Hill & Alison Chomyn.

Chris Harris Head Teacher Larkmead School with Emma Fawcett who gained six A & A*/9 equivalents.

Chris Harris Head Teacher Larkmead School with Joe Gomersall who gained six A & A*/9 equivalents.

Chris Harris Head Teacher Larkmead School with Lucy Sharrock who gained six A & A*/9 equivalents.