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Downland School Exam Results – 2020

Year 11 examinations were cancelled due to the pandemic, below are the headlines from our internal analysis


Overview for students who were taught in school and accessing a full curriculum 12 out of 16 (75%), rather than those on alternative and flexible programmes, 7 of the 12 students were disadvantaged (58%)

  • 17% (2 out of 12) students in school achieved a grade 4 or above in English and maths
  • 83% (10 out of 12) students in school achieved four or more GCSEs at grade 9 – 1 including English and maths
  • The average number of GCSE qualifications achieved by students in school is 4.6
  • 100% of students gained a GCSE in English, maths and science
  • One student achieved GCSE grade 4 in English, a grade 5 in maths, a grade 4 in statistics and a grade 4 in biology.

Performance table measures for all students (16)


GCSE achievement at the end of key stage 4:

  • 12.5% achieved 9-4 GCSE in English and maths