The Downs School in West Berkshire: School Info, GCSE/GCE Results


School Information


URN110102
School NameThe Downs School
StreetManor Crescent
LocalityCompton
Address
TownNewbury
PostCodeRG20 6AD
Telephone Number01635 270000
GenderMixed
DenominationNone
Secondary Level?Yes
16+ ?Yes
School TypeMaintained School Foundation School

GCSE Result Analysis for 2015-2016: Key Stage 4





Percentage of overall entries with A* or A grades, across all subjects is 30.15


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 Language25127.8917.4914.1174.573.18 69.38
English Literature17729.9420.9713.9485.3171.57 63.98
Mathematics17728.2520.5313.6874.0170.32 66.68
Science (Core)13313.536.834.5474.4455.37 49.58
Additional Science12817.9710.685.6175.060.86 53.52
Geography10040.025.7614.0782.066.73 53.26
History8144.4427.7718.0283.9566.53 57.05
Spanish5722.8128.4521.1473.6871.2 74.86
Religious Studies5455.5629.9122.5190.7471.89 65.3
Biology4852.0844.4827.3497.9291.47 83.6
Chemistry4856.2544.4726.4293.7590.65 84.93
Physics4850.044.3226.2495.8391.29 83.16
French4434.0925.1410.6772.7370.48 62.4
Art & Design3930.7722.010.1984.6275.16 63.54
Business Studies:Single263.8517.718.9461.5464.66 49.16
Drama & Theatre Studies2661.5422.521.11100.073.02 58.89
German2528.024.7114.1460.074.99 80.0
Computer Studies/Computing2123.8120.6911.9785.7160.18 60.92
Music2025.030.8915.1580.074.42 64.85
D&T Graphic Products1921.0517.630.068.4258.48 27.37
Media/Film/Tv Studies185.5616.7711.9788.8967.33 58.69
Physical Education/Sports Studies1827.7818.1511.9561.1168.55 63.6
Home Economics: Child Development170.011.285.9835.2953.22 53.85
D&T Food Technology140.017.9413.5128.5761.46 50.58
D&T Resistant Materials1323.0814.457.5961.5457.14 46.84
Information & Communications Technology1330.7720.1916.176.9267.39 64.12

GCE A-level Result Analysis for 2015-2016: Key Stage 5





Percentage of overall entries with A* or A grades, across all subjects is 27.52


Academic performance in GCE A-level standard examinations. Percentage of students scoring A and A* grades in major subjects




School performance in GCE A-level standard examinations. Percentage of students scoring (A and A*) and range (A*-C)
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SubjectEntries% achieving A and A*% achieving A*-C
SchoolWithin TownNationwideSchoolWithin TownNationwide
Geography5315.0928.1331.6388.6882.83 86.74
History3941.0324.6130.3797.4483.76 87.93
Biology3215.6329.5135.5262.573.83 80.43
Mathematics3148.3944.5549.0583.8781.74 85.41
English Literature3036.6726.3533.2476.6784.01 88.51
Physics2729.6332.6637.7777.7873.5 77.77
Psychology2520.019.1126.1488.073.05 78.11
Media/Film/Tv Studies2313.049.8917.6986.9678.62 81.5
Chemistry2227.2734.5542.186.3678.6 84.19
Sociology2142.8619.7522.4480.9575.63 77.11
Economics1915.7932.6839.8863.1683.39 88.77
Law1513.3317.8112.98100.069.86 75.96
Art & Design1414.2931.9345.0692.8686.11 93.83
Business Studies:Single137.6914.6121.2376.9273.19 75.69
Government & Politics1258.3329.8237.3991.6781.4 88.87
Mathematics (Further)1040.061.7666.91100.090.79 90.58
Spanish875.038.3641.9687.588.49 89.73
Logic/ Philosophy714.2924.8715.8385.7178.04 78.42
Drama & Theatre Studies60.016.4826.0583.3378.21 83.13

Cohort Size and Students heading to Oxford, Cambridge and Russell Group Institutions


Overall Cohort126
OsbridgeNA
Russell Group46


 
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