Students at George Abbot are amongst the top performers both locally and nationally in terms of exam results



Every August students flock to school on consecutive Thursdays to receive their much-anticipated GCSE and A-Level results.

Staff are on hand throughout both days to deal with any issues and also to advise on next steps whether it be contacting a University or deciding on which A-Levels to take.

Exam Results 2019

Exam Grading Structure


2018 2019
Progress 8 score +0.43 +0.47
Attainment 9 score 55.1 54.3
Percentage achieving a strong pass in English and Maths (grade 5 or above) 61% 57.7%
EBacc average point score 4.7 4.8
Pupil destinations (percentage of pupils staying in education or going into employment 96% 97%


Please note, the data below relates to 2018 (Next update January 2020)

• Progress students have made in English and Maths:   1.3 = English  0.5 = Maths

• The progress George Abbot students have made in A levels is significantly above average at +0.35 which places the school in the top 5% nationally.

• The average grade that students achieve at KS5 is a C+

• The average grade for a student’s best 3 A-levels is a B

• Student ‘retention’ (the percentage of students who get to the end of their study programme).  A level = 95% retained and assessed. Applied General = 94% retained and assessed.

• Student ‘destinations’ (the percentage of students who continue to education, training, or employment). 2016 = 92%


For further information on examinations at George Abbot, including timetables, please visit our dedicated Exams page.

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