Results and Destinations

Students from Wolverhampton Grammar School consistently do well in examinations across our extensive range of subjects.

Results and pass rates for the School are well above the national average, consistently year on year securing our place as the City’s top Independent School.

Pupils from the national award winning School – judged “Excellent” in all areas by school Inspectors – celebrated another year of top GCSE and A Level results in 2020.

Congratulations to all our Year 11 and Upper Sixth students who have performed exceptionally well. The numbers in brief:

GCSE and iGCSEs

  • 87 students studied towards an incredible 824 GCSE and iGCSE awards
  • 529 Grade 9, 8 or 7 awards (equivalent to A* – A)
  • 169 coveted Grade 9s awarded
  • 99.3% achieved equivalent A* – C grades
  • Nearly half of all students achieved nothing but the top grades in 9 or more subjects

A Level and Cambridge Technical awards

  • 200 A Levels and Cambridge Technical awards
  • 100% pass rate and a full house of Cambridge Technical Distinction grades awarded to Sixth Form students studying IT and PE
  • 111 coveted A* and A grades awarded
  • 95% achieved equivalent A* – C grades

This year, Sixth Form students from Wolverhampton Grammar School have achieved the highest number of A*- A grades for over 10 years, with 56% of entries receiving the top two grades.

Students from the national award winning school have, despite an unprecedented final few months, achieved impressive results securing places at the very best universities on highly competitive courses.

Students secured an impressive 100% success rate in the vast range of subjects ranging from Art, Biology, Further Maths, French, English Literature, Economics, German to Business Studies, Design & Technology, Geography, Chemistry, Physics, English Language, Business Studies, Economics, Government & Politics, History, Music, Psychology, Religious Studies to Theatre Studies.

Wolverhampton Grammar School always has an expert team in place over the coming weeks for students and their families to talk through subject results and post results services. Just one of the reasons this national award winning school was recently judged “Excellent” in all areas following an inspection by the Independent Schools Inspectorate.

Sixth Form students have the opportunity to study at least three subjects at Sixth Form, with some choosing to go the extra mile with a fourth subject. As well as A levels, students at the School achieved outstanding success in Cambridge Technical qualifications and the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ). Students studying Information Technology (IT) and PE achieved a full house of Distinction grades.

  • GCSE and iGCSE Results

    GCSEs play an increasingly important role in enabling both universities and employers to assess an applicant’s academic ability and potential. GCSEs act as a useful benchmark for universities in particular, for example, a university degree course offering a year abroad option would usually require a language at GCSE.

    Latest results:

    Top Grade Success for Wolverhampton Grammar School

    Students performed exceptionally well in 2020. The numbers in brief:

    Highest A* - B results of Independent Schools in Wolverhampton

    Top Independent School in Wolverhampton

    GCSEs and iGCSEs awarded this year

    coveted Grade 9s awarded this year

    41.4%

    Nearly half of all students awarded straight 9, 8 and 7s at GCSE in 9 or more subjects

    Achieved equivalent A* – C grades

    Grade 9, 8 or 7 awards (equivalent to A* – A)

    To achieve the top grade of 9 takes a combination of excellent teaching, hard work and determination. Happy students do well and for so many of our students to achieve 9, 8 or 7s is a credit to their brilliant teachers and the extraordinary pastoral support in place at School.

  • A Level Results

    Pupils from the national award winning School – judged “Excellent” in all areas following an inspection by the Independent Schools Inspectorate have the opportunity to study at least three subjects at Sixth Form, with some choosing to go the extra mile with a fourth subject.

    In 2020:

    Pass rate for A Level students

    A Level and Cambridge Technical awards

    56% of A Level students received A* – A grades

    coveted A* and A grades awarded

    achieved equivalent A* – C grades

    Highest A* - B results of Independent Schools in Wolverhampton

    This year, Sixth Form students from Wolverhampton Grammar School have achieved the highest number of A* – A grades for over 10 years, with 56% of entries receiving the top two grades

    NQT and trainee teachers complete their Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) with us providing the next generation of teachers and educationalists for the nation.

    Access to the very best 1-2-1 UCAS and careers support

    Sixth Form Mentors

    Results Day team to ensure you get all the advice and support you need – for however long it takes

    Top universities

    Our students secure places at the most prestigious universities including Oxford and Cambridge

    Dedicated Sixth Form Centre, café, common room, library, classrooms and resources

    Optimum year group (average 81 per year) at Wolverhampton Grammar School

    Small Sixth Form class sizes and space for individual tuition

  • Destinations

    As well as A Level subjects, students at the School also get the opportunity to undertake Cambridge Technical qualifications and an Extended Project Qualification (EPQ). Students also have access to over 100 extra and co-curricular activities – the largest range clubs and societies available locally as well as the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award and a whole range of community activities. This ensures that with increased pressure for the best university places our students have a broad range of A Level choices to choose from and the skills to make them attractive to employers and universities alike.

    From 2015-2019:

    78% of of Wolverhampton Grammar School students gained their Firm or Insurance choice

    of Wolverhampton Grammar School students gained their Firm or Insurance choice

    47% of students attended Russell Group university

    attended a Russell Group university

    WGS students have gone on to study at Oxford, Cambridge and the leading universities for Medicine, Veterinary Science and Dentistry

    Students have gone on to study at Oxford, Cambridge and the leading universities for Medicine, Veterinary Science and Dentistry

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