The Perse School
 

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For A level results, please see our sixth form results pages.

Our pupils excel at GCSE and in recent years around 90% of entries have been graded at A* or A. In 2014, 2015 and 2016, The Perse was the top-placed co-educational school in national newspaper GCSE league tables: see
The Telegraph and The Times.

In 2017:

  • Just under 90% of the 1818 entries were awarded at A*/A level (1627 out of 1818 entries) with 68% of entries awarded at A* level (compared with 6.5% of entries nationally in 2016).
  • 107 of the 178 students achieved 7 or more A* grades.
  • 98% of entries were awarded at A*-B.
  • 43┬ástudents achieved a clean sweep with all A* grades in all of their I/GCSE entries.
  • 42 students completed the prestigious HPQ independent research qualification in addition to their I/GCSE entries with 36 of these being graded at A*.

I/GCSE results by year

Year (% cumulative) A* A B C D
2017 68 89 98 99.6 99.9
2016 77 95 99 99.9 100
2015 72 94 99 99.9 100
2014 70 92 99 99.9 100
2013 67 90 98 99.8 100

I/GCSE results by subject in 2017, Year 11

(Includes subjects taken by this year group in previous years)

Subject No. of candidates A* A B C Below C
Ancient history 31 16 13 2 0 0
Art 36 23 9 4 0 0
Biology 178 126 26 19 5 2
Chemistry 178 126 22 17 10 3
Chinese 4 4 0 0 0 0
Computer Science 3 3 0 0 0 0
Design and technology 45 24 17 3 1 0
English 178 101 63 13 1 0
English literature 178 116 45 16 1 0
French 129 73 31 19 4 2
Geography 128 72 44 12 0 0
German 34 23 6 4 1 0
Greek 8 7 1 0 0 0
History 142 107 27 5 3 0
Italian 8 8 0 0 0 0
Japanese 5 4 1 0 0 0
Latin 37 28 6 2 1 0
Mathematics 179 143 32 3 1 0
Modern Greek 1 1 0 0 0 0
Music 34 33 1 0 0 0
Physics 173 118 25 26 4 0
Portuguese 2 1 0 1 0 0
Religious studies 70 58 9 2 1 0
Russian 3 2 1 0 0 0
Spanish 34 29 2 1 2 0
TOTALS 1818 1245 382 149 35 7

I/GCSE results by subject in 2017, other year groups

Subject No. of candidates A* A B
Year 9
Chinese 2 2 0 0
German 3 3 0 0
Italian 2 2 0 0
Japanese 1 1 0 0
Modern Greek 1 1 0 0
Russian 2 2 0 0
Spanish 2 2 0 0
Year 10
Computer science 10 9 1 0
Chinese 1 1 0 0
German 1 1 0 0
Italian 6 6 0 0
Irish 2 2 0 0
Music 18 17 1 0
Year 13
Computer science 1 1 0 0

Additional maths results 2017

Subject No. of candidates A B C Below C
Additional maths 78 67 7 2 2

HPQ results 2017

Subject No. of candidates A* A B C Below C
HPQ results 42 36 6 0 0 0

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