Bow School

KS4 Results 2023

GCSE Results 2023

Bow School GCSE results triumph 2019 and launch students onto successful pathways

Bow School has been celebrating the successes and achievements of its students at this year’s GCSE results day as they proudly celebrate an increase on 2019 results, when students last sat exams.

Results achieved are the truly deserved rewards of students hard work and the dedication and support of staff. Bow School’s vision to raise a generation of World and Career Ready learners inspires students, creates an environment where students can academically thrive, but also flourish into confident, well-rounded, and informed young adults.

Students have excellent across a number of subjects and the percentage of students achieving top grades remains impressive, alongside many individual stories of dedication and achievement. Subject highlights and spectacular individual performances include:

  • The proportion of grades awarded at 6+ increased 11% compared to 2019.
  • The proportion of grades awarded at 5+ increased 19% compared to 2019.
  • Proportion of students achieving a grade 5 or higher in English and Maths is 49%; an increase of 19% when compared to 2019.
  • 17% of all grades were at 7+.
  • 49% of all grades in Physics were 7+, with 89% at grade 5+.
  • 52% of students achieved at least two sciences at 5+; an increase of 23% on 2019 results
  • The proportion of students achieving a modern foreign language at grade 5 or higher rose 19% when compared to 2019.
  • 29% of all grades awarded in Spanish were 7+, with 87% awarded at Grade 5+.
  • 23% of all grades awarded in Maths were 7 or better, with 55% at grade 5 or better.
  • 40% of all grades awarded in Biology and Chemistry were 7+, with 87% at grade 5+.
  • 77% of all grades awarded in ICT were at grade 5 or higher.
  • 27% of all grades awarded in Art were at Grade 7 or higher with 75% 5+. 

We are incredibly proud of all out students, of course, but want to pay special mention to Minshad Ahmed who achieved 5 Grade 9s and 5 Grade 8s in his GCSEs and will be studying Maths, Economics and Politics at Bow Sixth Form. Congratulations, also, to Tasfiha Islam who achieved an incredible 6 grade 9’s amongst her GCSE results and to Harry Watson who achieved 5 Grade 9’s, 4 Grade 8’s and will be A Level Biology, Chemsity and Maths and Bow Sixth Form.

The results achieved in the GCSE and A Level examinations at Bow School and Sixth Form will launch students onto successful pathways and into further education. The school is delighted with the number of students staying on at the Bow Sixth Form, with many commenting on being inspired the successes of the sixth form students, and the exciting course breadth.

Headteacher, Danny Lye, commented: “Congratulations to all of our GCSE students. You all deserve every success you have achieved, and I hope you are as proud of all of the opportunities you have secured for the future as we are. We prioritise the highest standards in our pursuit of academic excellence, complemented by a wide range of life and interpersonal skills that will develop students into powerful, well-rounded citizens with the confidence and ambition to become leaders of the future, who are World and Career Ready. I would like to take this opportunity to thank all our staff and parents for their ongoing invaluable support and contribution to our students’ achievements”.

 

Head of Year 11 said: “At Bow, our aim is to provide the highest standards of education and enable students on to their chosen pathway, through an innovative and dynamic education. I am proud of this cohort of powerful, strong-willed, confident and ambitious students, and the fantastic results attained this year which illustrate the commitment from both staff and students to making Bow School a successful local community school.”

DEPARTMENT FOR EDUCATION PERFORMANCE TABLE

KEY EXam stats 2022

KS4: 2022 Outcomes 
Attainment 8 Score                            5.1
Progress 8 Score 0.04
% 4+ in English & Maths 77
%5+ in English & Maths 53
%1 MFL = 4 33
%1 MFL = 5 30
%2 x Science = 4 73
%2 x Science = 5 55
% EBACC students 30%
EBACC APS 1.4
Students staying in education or entering employment  98%

Key exam stats 2021

KS4: 2021 Outcomes

Attainment 8 Score

4.9

Progress 8 Score

n/a

% 4 + in Eng&Mat

67

% 5 + in Eng+Mat

41

% 1 MFL = 4

26

% 1 MFL = 5

20

% 2 x Science = 4

73

% 2 x Science = 5

51

% EBACC (En+Mat = 4)

21

% EBACC (En+Mat = 5)

17

EBACC APS

4.2

Students staying in education or entering employment

95%

Key exam stats 2020

KS4: 2020 Outcomes

Attainment 8 Score

4.9

Progress 8 Score

0.16

% 4 + in Eng&Mat

70%

% 5 + in Eng+Mat

43%

% 1 MFL = 4

38%

% 1 MFL = 5

26%

% 2 x Science = 4

67%

% 2 x Science = 5

48%

% EBACC (En+Mat = 4)

29%

% EBACC (En+Mat = 5)

17%

EBACC APS

4.3

Students staying in education or entering employment

94%

key exam stats 2019

KS4: 2019 Outcomes

Attainment 8 Score

4.2

Progress 8 Score

-0.24

% 4 + in Eng&Mat

60%

% 5 + in Eng+Mat

30%

% 1 MFL = 4

15%

% 1 MFL = 5

12%

% 2 x Science = 4

51%

% 2 x Science = 5

30%

% EBACC (En+Mat = 4)

9%

% EBACC (En+Mat = 5)

4%

EBACC APS

3.55

Students staying in education or entering employment

95%

**Given the uneven impact of the pandemic on school and college performance data, the government has said that you should not make direct comparisons between the performance data for one school or college and another, or data from previous years.