Key Stage 4 Results

Students are once again to be congratulated for their outstanding successes at GCSE. Three out of four grades were awarded at grade 7 or above, and of these over one third were grade 9.

As well as some overall excellent results for the school, with all of our Year 11 students securing at least five good GCSE grades, there were also 79% of our students who achieved five or more GCSEs at grade 9-7. In addition, 63% of our Year 11 students secured an impressive eight or more GCSEs at grade 9-7.

These excellent results do not just happen automatically. They are evidence of the exceptional commitment and determination of Heckmondwike’s students who received outstanding support from the dedicated staff and hugely supportive parents.

Some impressive overall statistics include:
78 students with ten or more 9-7 grades
114 students with eight or more 9-7 grades
143 students with five or more 9-7 grades

2020 and 2021 external examinations were cancelled meaning that a direct comparison of this year with other years is difficult. Centre Assessed Grades were submitted to each exam board after a robust quality assurance process to produce exam results that fully represented our students’ attainment and potential.

Headline HGS 2021 HGS 2020 HGS 2019 National 2019
Progress 8 0.7 0.78 0.53 -0.03
Attainment 8 75.59 75.69 72.8 46.5
9-7 grades 73.3% 72.9% 58.6%
Entered for the English Baccalaureate 30.6% 20.6% 85% 40%
English Baccalaureate Average Points Score 6.59 6.46 6.76 4.07
Grade 5 or above in English and Maths 96.1% 98.3% 98% 43.2%
Students staying in Education or Employment after Key Stage 4 100% 97% 94%

Further information can be found on the Department for Education’s ‘Compare School Performance’ website. Note that the data published by the Department for Education is from 2019, which is not current.

Key Stage 5 Results