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Fantastic GCSE and A Level Results

Fantastic GCSE and A Level Results

In a year which sees the introduction of new GCSEs and a new grading system in the vast majority of subjects, Darrick Wood School pupils and staff rose to the challenge and maintained the high standards we have come to expect. It has been another fantastic year for pupils, who gained a great set of GCSE grades. There were a considerable number of outstanding individual performances. Liam Sawyer obtained a straight set of 12 grade 9s and their equivalent. Across…

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GCSE Results 2017

GCSE Results 2017

In a year which sees the introduction of new GCSEs and a new grading system in English and Mathematics, Darrick Wood School pupils and staff rose to the challenge and maintained the high standards we have come to expect. It has been another fantastic year for pupils, who gained an outstanding set of GCSE grades. 83% of pupils gained a 9 – 4 in both English and Mathematics. In English Literature, an impressive 7.5% of pupils gained a top grade 9,…

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Gifted and Talented Evening 2017

Gifted and Talented Evening 2017

This year’s Gifted and Talented Evening encompassed a wider range of gifts and talents than ever before. Those who attended were able to start by looking round the Art exhibition with its wide variety of excellent work on show with an amazing range of styles. A Fashion Show was put on by the Textiles Department with a number of models having to make quick changes of clothing to exhibit the extremely diverse range of items on the specially created catwalk….

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Darrick Wood School wins award for exceptional 2016 results

Darrick Wood School wins award for exceptional 2016 results

Darrick Wood School has been nationally recognised for its exceptional 2016 performance by the School, Students and Teachers network (SSAT). Educational Outcomes data analysis from SSAT has shown that the school is in the top 10% of non-selective schools nationally for attainment. The school’s SSA Educational Outcomes awards will be presented at a regional celebration event held to draw attention to the work of high-achieving, improving and innovating schools and teachers. Sue Williamson, Chief Executive of SSAT said: “It’s my…

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Darrick Wood School in the Performance Tables

Darrick Wood School in the Performance Tables

The latest performance tables show that Darrick Wood School performed very well again last year. The percentage of students who gained their English and Mathematics GCSE at grade C or above equals the previous School record, and a figure of 82% places the School as the top mixed comprehensive school in Bromley. In addition, the Progress 8 score is strong and ‘above average’, demonstrating that students made significant progress since entering the School in Year 7. https://www.compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk/school/136355

Fantastic GCSE Results for Darrick Wood Students

Fantastic GCSE Results for Darrick Wood Students

Year 11 students achieved some of the best GCSE results the School has ever recorded. 82% of the year group achieved A*-C in both English and Mathematics.  27% of all grades were A* or A. Our headline figures are: Progress 8 Score  +0.36 Attainment 8 Score +57.45 Percentage of pupils who’ve achieved grade C or above in English and Mathematics at the end of KS4: 82% Percentage of pupils who’ve achieved the English Baccalaureate: 48% Congratulations to all students. The following…

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Congratulations to Darrick Wood School A level students

Congratulations to Darrick Wood School A level students

Another excellent year for Darrick Wood and congratulations to all of our A level students. 49% of results were graded A*-B and there were some superb individual performances, including: Katie Ryan, with 3A* and 1A Elizabeth McGrath, with 2A* and 2A Sophie Ball, with 3A* Amelia Bennett, with 2A* and 1A Megan Donaghy, with 2A* and 1A Matthew Witchalls, with 1A* and 3A Rory Bennett, with 1A*, 2A and 1B Georgia Brooks, with 1A*, 2A and 1B Monisha Dhar, with 1A*, 2A and…

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Darrick Wood School wins awards for exceptional 2015 results

Darrick Wood School wins awards for exceptional 2015 results

Darrick Wood School has been nationally recognised for its exceptional 2015 performance by the Schools, Students and Teachers network (SSAT). Educational Outcomes data analysis from SSAT has shown that the school is in the top 10% of non-selective schools nationally for high average grades achieved by students and the top 20% nationally for progress made by pupils between their key stage 2 results at primary school and their key stage 4 results. The school’s SSAT Educational Outcomes awards will be…

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