The Dorcan Academy in Swindon: School Info, GCSE/GCE Results

School Information

School NameThe Dorcan Academy
StreetSt Paul's Drive
PostCodeSN3 5DA
Telephone Number01793 525231
Secondary Level?Yes
16+ ?No
School TypeAcademy Academy - Converter Mainstream

GCSE Result Analysis for 2015-2016: Key Stage 4

Percentage of overall entries with A* or A grades, across all subjects is 10.88

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 Language1659.717.4914.1164.2473.18 69.38
English Literature16410.3720.9713.9459.7671.57 63.98
Additional Science1060.010.685.6130.1960.86 53.52
Science (Core)1060.06.834.5426.4255.37 49.58
History7115.4927.7718.0259.1566.53 57.05
Biology5918.6444.4827.3479.6691.47 83.6
Chemistry5818.9744.4726.4275.8690.65 84.93
Physics5820.6944.3226.2481.0391.29 83.16
Psychology4710.6420.8663.6453.1964.12 90.91
Applied Engineering462.176.540.045.6541.52 26.0
French4517.7825.1410.6760.070.48 62.4
Art & Design (Fine Art)4112.226.7413.6448.7878.03 75.76
Art & Design (Photography)378.1120.5311.1172.9777.5 65.66
Geography3514.2925.7614.0757.1466.73 53.26
D&T Resistant Materials3016.6714.457.5990.057.14 46.84
Mathematics300.020.5313.683.3370.32 66.68
Catering Studies258.011.384.2336.058.79 36.62
D&T Textiles Technology244.1727.2531.3145.8372.67 77.78
D&T Graphic Products2334.7817.630.095.6558.48 27.37
Drama & Theatre Studies160.022.521.1131.2573.02 58.89
Expressive Arts & Performance Studies1172.7324.6781.8266.89
Music100.030.8915.1540.074.42 64.85
Spanish650.028.4521.1483.3371.2 74.86