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The Marlborough Science Academy

Exam Results

Summary of Student Attainment 2018

There are many indicators of the success of a school; the most publicised being examination results.  We are very proud of the successes of all our students and the following pages show their successes in the many different subjects we offer.

Key Stage 5 Results Summary

We were delighted with the A level results in 2018.  The results show continued improvement in many areas.  All students have gone onto study the courses of their choice or employment.

Point scores

  2017 2018
A-level 26.96 (C-) 28.91 (C)
Academic 26.96 (C) 28.98 (C)
Applied General 34.74 (Distinction) 34.76 (Distinction)
Year 13 A2 (percentage at each grade)
 

Subject

Entries

A*

A

B

C

D

E

Art and Design

1

0

0

100

0

0

0

Biology

27

0

7

15

7

22

37

Business Studies

19

0

5

16

21

42

11

Chemistry

14

0

14

14

21

14

21

Classical Civilisation

1

0

0

100

0

0

0

D&T Product Design

1

0

0

100

0

0

0

Drama

6

0

0

33

33

17

17

Economics

3

0

0

33

0

67

0

English Literature

18

6

6

6

33

39

6

Film Studies

9

0

0

56

22

11

11

Fine Art

12

25

42

33

0

0

0

Geography

15

0

7

53

13

20

7

History

7

0

14

0

14

29

43

Information Technology

11

0

0

9

55

18

18

Mathematics

12

8

25

25

33

8

0

Media

16

0

6

19

38

19

19

Music

2

0

0

0

100

0

0

Photography

14 7 14 43 14 14 0

Religious Studies

1

0

100

0

0

0

0

Sociology

2

0

0

50

0

50

0

Spanish

1

100

0

0

0

0

0

Extended Project

4 0 50 25 25 0 0
Year 13 BTEC (percentage at each grade)
 

Subject

Entries

D*

D

M

P

Sport

23

48

13

17

22

BTEC grading is as follows:
D* = Distinction*
D = Distinction
M = Merit
P = Pass
 

Key Stage 4 Results Summary

We were thrilled with our GCSE results in 2018. We have made a significant increase in percentage of students achieving standard and strong passes; this being achieved in a climate where the examinations are becoming more rigorous and demanding. Progress of students has improved at all levels but we are particularly proud of the increase in the number of students achieving the top grades of 7 to 9 and A to A*

 

2016

2017 2018
Basics 4+ (Standard Pass) 59% 67% 75%
Basics 5+ (Strong Pass)   43% 49%
Attainment 8 42.52 46.02 47.18
% Grades at A*-A (7-9) 15% 19% 19%
Year 11 GCSE (percentage at each grade)
 

Subject

No.

9-7

9-5

9-4

9-1

Art and Design

15

87

100

100

100

Biology

57

35

74

91

100

Chemistry

57

28

61

88

100

Dance

16

13

31

44

94

English Language

145

15

58

78

99

English Literature

145

14

55

76

99

Food Technology

14

36

86

86

100

French

53

21

49

70

100

Geography

72

14

42

53

99

History

59

27

64

76

100

Maths

145

13

58

80

99

Music Studies

4

50

75

75

100

Drama

20

15

55

90

100

Physics

57

30

53

77

100

Religious Studies

8

38

63

63

100

Spanish

17

29

53

82

100

Sports Studies

29

3

28

41

100

Science Double Award

88

1

26

53

99

 

Subject No. A*-A A*-B A*-C A*-G

Business Studies

53

30

58

75

100

Classical Civilisation

17

41

65

88

100

Computer Technology

56

41

55

75

100

Resistant Materials

15

7

27

60

100

Mathematics Further

2

100

100

100

100

Media Studies

27

22

70

93

100

 

Subject No. D*-D D*-L2P D*-L1P

Engineering BTEC

8

0

63

100

Childcare Skills CNAT

4

0

50

100

BTEC grading is as follows:
D* = Distinction*
D = Distinction
M = Merit
P = Pass
L1P = Level 1 Pass

Should you have any other questions regarding the exams process, then please contact our Assistant Headteacher, Mr Stanton, who oversees exams.

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