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GCSE 2017

Another set of fantastic GCSE results for AGGS

Students at Altrincham Grammar School for Girls rose to the challenge of the new GCSEs, achieving a collection of outstanding results.

In a year of revised GCSE content in English language, literature and mathematics, the students produced a set of extraordinary results as once again 100% of students gained at least 5 subjects at A*-C, including grades of 5 or above in English and mathematics. 86% of all results were graded at A*-A or 7 and above.

Of examinations using the traditional grading system 52% were graded at A*. In the new English and maths GCSEs, 29% of students achieved the highest grade of 9. An incredible 29 students achieved A* or above (8 or above on the new GCSE grading scale) in all their subjects. There were also 96 students who passed all 9 subjects at 7+, A or A* grade, which is a remarkable 55% of the cohort.

Results Summary

Results: English and Maths

  9 8 7 6 5 4 3
English Lang 41 54 50 26 2 0 0
English Lit 59 57 31 22 3 1 0
Maths 53 63 38 14 5 0 0

Results: All other GCSEs

  A* A B C D E F
Art & Design 12 13 1 0 0 0 0
Biology 62 21 8 0 0 0 0
Business Studies 6 11 6 1 2 0 0
Chemistry 74 15 2 0 0 0 0
Citizenship 0 13 2 0 0 0 0
Computing 19 5 2 1 1 0 0
Dance 4 7 0 0 0 0 0
Drama 11 3 1 0 0 0 0
French 28 11 8 2 1 0 0
Geography 42 24 7 0 0 0 0
German 21 22 16 7 2 0 0
History 45 37 7 3 1 0 0
Music 5 6 1 0 0 0 0
PE 5 2 1 2 0 0 0
Physics 61 18 12 0 0 0 0
RS 60 19 1 0 0 0 0
Science (Core) 21 48 8 5 0 0 0
Science (Additional) 28 44 8 2 0 0 0
Spanish 40 15 13 2 0 0 0
Technology (Food) 2 8 0 0 0 0 0
Technology (Textiles) 5 8 1 0 0 0 0

Summary results English and maths combined

  Entries %9 %8 %7 %6 %5
2017 519 29.5 33.5 22.9 11.9 1.9

Other subjects combined

  Entries %A* %A %B %C
2017 1027 53.1 33.9 9.9 2.4