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Posted on: 02/09/2019

Celebrating Exam Results 2019

Morpeth students have been celebrating some excellent GCSE, A-level and BTEC results this year, including a number of significant achievements.

72% of our students achieved a grade A*-C at A Level. Our average grade for BTEC was Distinction.

Outstanding subject results include:

Subject

A* - C

Chemistry

85%

English Literature

82%

Government & Politics

89%

Film Studies

80%

Maths

79% (55% of students achieving an A*/A)

Physics

75%

Sociology

90%

Textiles

80%

BTEC Results

This was a particularly strong year forBTEC Level 3 results, where the average grade was a Distinction (equivalent to Grade A) with 65% of grades awarded being Distinction* or Distinction (A*/A)

GCSE Results

Morpeth has a predicted Progress 8 score of +0.1 (above national average), when legacy qualifications are taken into account (the exams that pupils took in Year 9), this rises to +0.2.

  • 71% of pupils achieved 4+ in English and Maths
  • 46% of pupils achieved a 5+ in English and Maths
  • 26% of pupils achieved three or more 9 – 7 (A*/A) grades
  • 71% of pupils achieved 5 GCSEs 9 – 4 (A* - C) including English and Maths

Outstanding subject results include:

Subject

9 - 5

English

72%

Physics

93%

Chemistry

93%

Sociology

78%

Music

75%

Economics

67%

Computer Science

67%

Film Studies

71%

Textiles

70%

 

130 students have gone on to study at university, among them are (names have been removed for GDPR purposes): 

A-level students

  • Student A – A* Biology, A* Chemistry, A* Maths – University of Durham, Natural Sciences
  • Student B – A* Further Maths, A* Maths, A Physics – UCL, Computer Science
  • Student C – A Economics, A* Maths, A Psychology – King’s College, London, Economics
  • Student D – A Further Maths, A* Maths, A Physics – University of Manchester, Maths
  • Student E- A Chemistry, A Economics, A* Maths – UCL, Natural Sciences
  • Student F – A Chemistry, A* Maths, A Physics, A* Turkish – UCL, Computer Science
  • Student G – A Economics, A Government & Politics, A Maths, Queen Mary’s, Economics
  • Student H – A Biology, A Geography, A Maths – University of Birmingham, Biosciences
  • Student I– A Chemistry, A Economics, A Maths – UCL, Chemistry with Maths
  • Student J – D*D*D Sports Science – Edge Hill University, Liverpool, Sports Therapy
  • Student K – D*DD Sports Science – University of Essex, Sports & Exercise Science
  • Student L – D*D*D Applied Science – King’s College, London, Children’s Nursing
  • Student M – D*D*D* Applied Science – King’s College, London, Children’s Nursing
  • Student N – D*D*D Applied Science – University of Leicester, Computer Science
  • Student O – D*DD Business Studies – University of Essex, Accounting
  • Student P - D*DD Business Studies - Goldsmiths, Economics

BTEC students

  • Student Q – D*DD Business Studies – Queen Mary’s University, London, Accounting & Management
  • Student R – D*DD Business Studies – City University, Law
  • Student S– D*D*D Health & Social Care – University College London, Education Studies
  • Student T – D*D*D Health & Social Care – City University, Children’s Nursing

Headteacher Ms Reilly said: “I’ve often spoken about wanting our students to leave us as confident, articulate young people with the grades to give them the best choices for the future.

“Many of them have made exciting choices about where and what they will study when they leave us – this is the first year we’ve conquered Northern Ireland and Scotland!”