Exam Results & Progress

GCSE Results – Cheltenham Bournside School and Sixth Form Centre (Summer 2018)

Headteacher, Gareth Burton, said: “Bournside is once again celebrating another solid year of GCSE examination performances with its students. 64% of students achieved a pass in English and maths – the new ‘basics’ measure, with outstanding performances across a wide range of other subjects, including Mandarin Chinese, in which 67% of students achieved a GCSE grade 5 or higher and one in three students achieving a GCSE grade 7 or higher.”

“2018 is the first year that students receive the new GCSE grades in almost all their subjects. The success of our students this year is testament to the way in which they have adapted to the new GCSEs, but also the care and commitment that our teaching and non-teaching staff have demonstrated in delivering the more challenging, new GCSE specifications, in spite of the very demanding timeframe that the government gave schools to implement these changes two years ago.”


A2 Results – Cheltenham Bournside School and Sixth Form Centre (Summer 2018)

Performance measure 2018 2017
Average Points Score (APS) per entry 31.8 29.5
% A* – A 17 15
% A* – B 44 42
% A* – E (overall pass rate) 98 97

Headteacher, Gareth Burton, said: “I am absolutely thrilled that our year 13 students have performed so well across such a wide range of subjects, enabling them to make the next step in their lives, with almost all students now being able to accept the offer they have from their respective university, apprenticeship provider or employer.”

“I am particularly pleased with the increase in each of our key performance measures, with close to half of all grades awarded now being an A*, A or B and almost one in every five grades being an A* or A.”

“The results reflect the individual determination and commitment of our students, alongside the professionalism and expertise of our teaching and non-teaching staff and the constant support from students’ parents/carers and wider families.”

“In addition to our regular A Levels, this year we have also seen outstanding performances from our year 13 students who sat an Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) and achieved very highly, with 70% of these grades being an A* or an A.”


GCSE Subject Breakdown.pdf

A-Level Subject Breakdown.pdf


Performance Tables

Below is a link to the DfE website where you can find more information about our examination results as reported by the DfE.

DFE School Performance Tables Website