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Carlton le Willows Academy

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A Level Results 2019 

Year 13 students at Carlton le Willows have recorded some impressive results for summer 2019. This year's results  saw 22% of students collecting an A/A* (or equivalent) - with a massive 21 students - out of 37 - attaining an A/A* in Maths specifically.

Among many individual successes was Isabelle Murray, who achieved four A*s - in Biology, Chemistry, Maths and Further Maths - securing herself a place at Cambridge University.

Holly Webster also stands an inspiration to others after securing a place to study English and Logistics at Nottingham Trent University despite undergoing a major brain operation in March last year.

And Leah Douthwaite who became a mum at the age of 14 but worked to retake all her GCSEs and has now achieved the A level results needed to study History at Nottingham Trent.

Further information on our results at Key Stage 5 can be found on the School Performance Tables website.

GCSE Results 2019 

Carlton le Willows Academy students are celebrating some "supreme" results for summer 2019 with 80% of students gaining five or more GCSEs at Grade 4 or above.

In total 64 % of Year 11s gained Grade 5 and above in English and maths alone. Results in the maths department were particularly strong with 39% of students getting Grade 7 or above (A/A*). Across all subjects 29% of students secured an A*/A equivalent.

Head teacher Mr Weaver said: "These results are simply supreme. To call them outstanding does not do them justice. Everyone knows these exams are far more rigorous than ever before and yet this year's students have delivered better than ever before.

"Ultimately it just goes to show that sustained commitment, focus and expertise alongside a clear focus on each individual child can yield incredible results. I know all these young people have shown such commitment and resilience, and they will inevitably take those skills forward into whatever path they may now choose."

Top performing Academy girl was Leah Rich with eight grade 9s, a grade 8 and an A* distinction in Further Maths. Top performing boy was Ben Fletcher who secured six grade 9s, two 8s, an A* distinction in Further Maths

Year 11 triplets Josh, Jak and Megan Kane all scored highly across the board with 10 grade 9s between them.

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 Mr 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.


The results below are for 2018-2019 as these are the performance measures published by the Secretary of State. (Results in 2019-2020 have not been published as performance measures).
Key Stage 4 results 2019  
Progress 8 0.48

Attainment 8

Percentage of students who achieved a strong pass (5 or above) in English and Maths 64%
EBacc average point score


Percentage of students entering EBacc 40%
Percentage of students staying in education or employment after KS4 97%


Key Stage 5 results 2019  
Progress -0.16

Attainment (average point score)

Retention 97.9%



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