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GCSE Results 2018 - posted 23rd Aug

Ravens Wood School are delighted to report an outstanding set of GCSE grades in 2018. In light of the most significant reform to GCSE qualifications for decades, Ravens Wood’s RWS11 students have risen to the challenge. The School is absolutely thrilled to report grades which are improved from 2017 at a number of important thresholds. These include some tremendous results in English and Maths:

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RWS Celebrates Superb A Level Results - posted 16th Aug

With the national publication of A Level results, students and staff at Ravens Wood School are delighted to report yet another set of impressive results, despite significant reforms to another tranche of A Level subjects. As a result of the ongoing reforms, many subjects reported for the first time as two-year linear courses, with more demanding content.

The School’s Sixth Form has enjoyed significant growth in recent years, highlighting the popularity of Ravens Wood School amongst post-16 students in the local areas. As such, an impressive 523 qualifications were undertaken by RWS students, with 18% of all grades standing at A*-A, 42% at A*-B and 73% at A*-C. The School’s overall pass rate (A*-E) increased from 97% in 2017 to an extremely impressive 98% in 2018. We are incredibly proud of our students; they have once again continued Ravens Wood’s fine tradition of securing excellent A Level outcomes.

Ravens Wood students continue to benefit from a broad Sixth Form subject offering; in 2018, students have particularly excelled in Art, Chemistry, Design & Technology, French, Geography, Government and Politics, Graphics, Moral Philosophy and Music – in all of these subjects over 50% of grades were A*-B. Meanwhile, in Mathematics 28% of students achieved A*-A grades, joined by 30% A*-A in Chemistry, 25% A*-A in Biology, 25% A*-A in Government and Politics and 24% A*-A in Physics. In Computer Science, 83% of students secured A*-C grades, with 81% A*-C in Economics, 70% A*-C in History and 62% A*-C in English Literature. Taken together, the School’s results in Design & Technology, Science and Computer Science highlight the popularity and success of STEM subjects within the Sixth Form. Furthermore, the School’s tradition of attaining top BTEC grades also continued, with Distinction + grades being achieved by students in BTEC Business, Media and Sport.

The following students performed exceptionally well across each of their subjects:

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