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A Level Results 2018

Carlton le Willows Academy Year 13 have achieved a 100% A level pass rate – for the fourth year running.

The 100% pass rate at A level marks a continued upward swing in results with an increase in the number of top grades recorded overall at the Academy.

In total, more than 1 in 4 students achieved A*/A at A level, with more than 50% achieving an A*-B grade. Among the results were a number of notable individual successes with 14 students getting an average grade of A or above in all their subjects.

One of the Academy’s top performing Year 13 students was Connor Fowler whose three A* grades have secured him a place at the prestigious Cambridge University.

Sixth Form Head Boy Connor said he chose Cambridge as it is top of the leaderboard for UK universities and he is looking forward to starting a degree in Law at Christs College.

Fellow sixth formers Holly Smith and Louie Dale were also delighted with their results which have secured them places at their chosen institutions – Leeds University for Louie to study Law and York University for Holly to study Biomedical Sciences.

GCSE results 2018

YEAR 11 students at Carlton le Willows Academy have once again proved they are nothing but the best with 79% receiving five or more GCSEs at Grade 4 and above.

This year’s results saw 1 in 4 students achieve an A*/A equivalent, with 38% of students in Mathematics recording a Grade 7 or above and a 100% pass rate in the core subjects of English, Maths and Science.

Head teacher Craig Weaver said: “As always I am really proud of all our students and staff for putting in such hard work and sustained effort to achieve their own personal goals.

“Here at Carlton le Willows we have a holistic approach to education, with the ultimate aim of ensuring all pupils grow and achieve so they have the necessary academic and character skills to be successful in the next stage of their education.”

One of the Academy’s top performing Year 11 students Georgia Wardle was delighted to get a clean sweep of Grade 9s – the highest score available.

Also celebrating personal success was Scarlett Ryan with six Grade 9s, two 8s and an A* and Alex Karat who achieved five Grade 9s and 3 Grade 8s.

GCSE Results 2017 

A total 78% of students gained five or more GCSEs at grade 4 (the new C) and above, including English and Maths, with an impressive 28% securing A*/A or equivalent (up 7% on last year’s results)

Of particular note this year are the strong results in the core subjects of English, Maths and Science, which were all significantly above national average. In English 33% gained 7 (A) or above, 32% achieved 7 and above in Maths and more than 1 in 4 students secured an A*/A in Science.

This year was the first year of the new grade 9 at GCSE which is designed to identify the very highest achievement, so staff are delighted that in Maths alone students recorded 19 grade 9s – equating to almost 1 in 10 results.

Headteacher Mr Weaver said: “Hard work, dedication and determination are needed to secure good results at GCSE. Every year we ask a lot of both students and staff and so I’m delighted for all our young people who have shown great strength of character and worked to achieve these excellent results.”

There were significant individual successes for 2017 including Isabelle Murray who secured 3 9s, 3 A*s and an A* with distinction and Bilaal Khan who achieved 5 A*s, 3 9s and 2 A grades. Also celebrating great results was Laura Deliu, who got 4 A*s among her eight GCSEs despite receiving treatment for cancer during the course of her studies.

Further information can be found on the Dept for Education website

A Level Results 2017 

YEAR 13 leavers achieved a fantastic array of A level results for Carlton le Willows in 2017 – with 100% pass rate for the third year running.

Overall 50% of results were A*-B, with 1 in 4 grades an A*/A, making the average grade a B and meaning that 85% of students left Carlton le Willows having passed a total of three A levels.

This year 90% of students got the grades they needed to secure a place at their first choice destination, with 40% of them going on to study at the country’s top universities – the Russell Group or Sutton Trust 30 institutions.

There were a number of notable individual successes with 12 students achieving a clean sweep of A*/A grades. They included Vicki Reckless who battled glandular fever to secure three A*s for a place to study English and Drama at the University of Birmingham and Ophelia Coutts who got two A*s and 2As and will now study history at the University of Nottingham.

Aadil Khan will take his two A*s and two As to the London School of Economics; Amanda Tate bagged a place to study Astrophysics at the University of Leeds with her four As and Charlie Abbey-Clarke is heading to Birmingham to study maths after gaining four As and an A*.

Further information can be found on the School Performance Tables website.


Key Stage 4 results 2018  
Progress 8 0.34

Attainment 8

Percentage of students who achieved a strong pass (5 or above) in English and Maths 61%
EBacc average point score 4.72

For more detailed information on Carlton le Willows' Progress 8 and attainment at Key Stage 4 and 5, click on the link below.