State schools from all across the United Kingdom have shared their 2016 GCSE results with several news outlets in the UK. On the Telegraph’s website they have the results published in you can search them to see whether your school is among those published. You can also compare schools across the UK in terms of their rankings.
In the first table you have a list of 132 state schools while the other table has the results of the 182 comprehensive schools that submitted their data to the Telegraph.
Not all of this year’s results are included in the list due to some incomplete data. You can also expect a list with the U.K.’s independent schools at a later time.
There had been some startling revelations with the figures that have been published yesterday. For instance, the number of pupils who achieved a C grade or better in 2016 saw the biggest decline since the GCSE exams had been introduced in 1988.
The percentage of pupils who gained good grades ranging from A* to C dropped by 2.1% and is now sitting at 66.9% a result of many pupils having to rebuild their tests following a new government role that requires at least a C grade for English and maths, otherwise they will have to retake the exam
Yet, the number of those who failed to achieve grades ranging from A* to C dropped as well by 1.3%. Several education experts in UK are blaming the focus on the key academic subjects of the EBacc is a possible cause for the poorer grades.
According to the results published by the Telegraph, Hempstead’s The Henrietta Bernard School came out on top among the selective state schools. Hundred percent of its students achieved five or more of the better grades with 95% of the students getting A* or A.
Shropshire’s Thomas Telford School came out on top among the comprehensive schools with 98% of their students achieving good grades.
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