Our student's performance in 2022 was excellent. Not only do students at Thornden take full advantage of the range of extracurricular activities on offer, from superb sports clubs and teams to amazing Drama, Dance and Musical performances and clubs, they also achieve wonderful academic outcomes.
One of the main measures used nationally is the progress 8 score. This is an indication of average student progress from Year 6 to Year 11, measured across 8 subjects including English and Maths. You can see our 2022 Progress 8 score information here:
In 2022 the average points score per student in their best 8 subjects which must include English, Maths, Science at least one language and either History or Geography was 65.2 which equates to an average grade of 6.5 at GCSE, you can see how this compares to local and national averages here:
Students also have the opportunity to take a full EBacc suite of GCSE subjects and indeed a significant proportion of our students take these subjects at GCSE, here you can see our EBacc entries compared to local and national averages:
Student performance in English and Maths was also excellent.
In Maths 96% of students achieved at least a grade 4, with 83% of students gaining a grade 5 or above, where grade 4 is a pass and grade 5 is a good pass at GCSE.
In English, 96% of students also achieved at least a grade 4 with 90% of students gaining at least one grade 5 or above at GCSE.
A national measure is the percentage of students who achieve at least a grade 5 in both English and Maths. Here you can see the school performance against local and national performance in this measure:
Grade 7 and above
Here are the percentage of students who achieved a grade 7 or above at GCSE in 2022.
% of entries at a 7+ grade
|Biology (Triple students)||124||81%|
|Chemistry (Triple students)||123||79%|
|Design and Technology||69||41%|
|Food Preparation and Nutrition||54||56%|
|Physics (Triple students)||123||80%|