The Barlow RC High School and Specialist Science College in Manchester: School Info, GCSE/GCE Results

School Information

School NameThe Barlow RC High School and Specialist Science College
StreetParrs Wood Road
LocalityEast Didsbury
PostCodeM20 6BX
Telephone Number0161 4458053
DenominationRoman Catholic
Secondary Level?Yes
16+ ?No
School TypeMaintained School Voluntary Aided School

GCSE Result Analysis for 2015-2016: Key Stage 4

Percentage of overall entries with A* or A grades, across all subjects is 16.52

Academic performance in GCSE Key Stage 4 examinations. Percentage of students scoring A and A* grades in major subjects

School performance in GCSE Key Stage 4 standard examinations. Percentage of students scoring (A and A*) and range (A*-C)

SubjectEntries% achieving A and A*% achieving A*-C
SchoolWithin TownNationwideSchoolWithin TownNationwide
English Literature16914.7920.9713.9470.4171.57 63.98
Mathematics16813.6920.5313.6859.5270.32 66.68
Religious Studies16323.3129.9122.5169.9471.89 65.3
Science (Core)1062.836.834.5440.5755.37 49.58
Additional Science1002.010.685.6144.060.86 53.52
English Language9718.5617.4914.1191.7573.18 69.38
History8322.8927.7718.0262.6566.53 57.05
Office Technology6613.6416.3819.5165.1562.08 59.58
Biology6325.444.4827.3482.5491.47 83.6
Chemistry6322.2244.4726.4284.1390.65 84.93
Geography6333.3325.7614.0780.9566.73 53.26
Physics6323.8144.3226.2480.9591.29 83.16
D&T Product Design5712.2815.0417.8170.1857.7 49.66
Computer Studies/Computing3420.5920.6911.9755.8860.18 60.92
Physical Education/Sports Studies319.6818.1511.9551.6168.55 63.6
French3023.3325.1410.6790.070.48 62.4
Art & Design2917.2422.010.1986.2175.16 63.54
Media/Film/Tv Studies2317.3916.7711.9773.9167.33 58.69
Information & Communications Technology1717.6520.1916.176.4767.39 64.12
Performing Arts1717.6519.7470.5967.15
Art & Design (Graphics)150.019.3222.7380.075.15 90.91
Music147.1430.8915.1521.4374.42 64.85