Exam Results 2018

A Level Results

Derby High School students have, again, achieved impressive A-level grades with a 100% pass rate across all subjects.

A total of 41% of all grades achieved were at A*- A and 68% were at A* - B.

In addition to their A levels, more than a third of students elected to complete an Extended Project Qualification, which universities value highly for the independent skills developed in the process.   Exploring a diverse range of challenging topics, 79% of these students achieved an A* - B grade.

Retiring Headteacher, Denise Gould, said: “We are delighted to be celebrating such a fine set of results with our students, once again, in the second year of significant change to the examination system.   Students’ hard work, coupled with the expertise of our staff, has ensured well-deserved success.

 “In addition, these students have made an outstanding contribution in a host of ways throughout their time with us.   These young people will prove themselves to be our outstanding leaders of the future.”


GCSE Results

Once again, students at Derby High School are celebrating today after achieving an excellent set of GCSE results with 100% overall pass rate and 98% of all grades A* - C equivalent (4+).

A total of 61% of all grades achieved are at 7+ (A*/A), with 36% of all grades at 8+ and A*. The vast majority of our students took at least one language at GCSE and 70% of these grades are at 7+ (A*/A equivalent) and 73% of grades in science subjects are also at 7+. 

Headteacher, Amy Chapman, is delighted that students have achieved such fabulous results. 

She said: “We are very proud of each and every one of our students for their personal achievements including the skills they have developed through diverse extra-curricular activities. Our students have worked exceptionally hard and can now look forward to their next steps.

“It is testament to the expertise of our teaching staff, that our students have been supported to achieve their best in a period of such significant change to the examination system.”