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Exam Results

In 2021, pupils continued to make exceptional progress in their GCSEs, outperforming expectations for the sixth year in a row.

The latest school league tables ranked us first in Hertfordshire for progress at Key Stage 4 (GCSEs).

2021 GCSE Highlights

93%
of pupils achieved 5 or more grade 5s at GCSE, including English and Maths.
27%
of all GCSE results were grade 9.
72%
of all GCSE results were grade 7, 8 or 9.

Average GCSE grade of 7.

Progress 8 score approaching one whole grade, meaning that pupils at Watford Grammar School for Girls make exceptional progress compared to their starting points.

All 2021 GCSE results

2021 A Level Highlights

80%
all A Level results were grade A*, A or B.
62%
of students achieved at least 3 x B grades with an average A level grade of B.
87%
of students progressed to university, with 53% attending Russell Group institutions.

Previous years

 

  • 2020

    A Level Results
    GCSE Results

    Most recent performance data for GCSE exams

    Progress 8: 0.80
    Attainment 8: 72.7
    Percentage of students achieving English and Maths at grade 5 and above: 93
    Percentage of students entered for EBacc: 64%
    EBacc average points score: 6.7

  • 2019

    A Level Results – 2019
    GCSE Results – 2019

    Most recent performance data for GCSE exams

    Progress 8: 1.03
    Attainment 8: 74.5
    Percentage of students achieving English and Maths at 5 and above: 91
    Percentage of students entered for Ebacc: 79
    EBacc average point score: 7.09

  • 2018

    A Level Results – 2018
    GCSE Results – 2018

    Performance data for the 2018 GCSE exams

    Progress 8: 1.03
    Attainment 8: 74.5
    Percentage of students achieving English and Maths at 5 and above: 89
    Percentage of students entered for Ebacc: 79
    EBacc average point score: 7.09

  • 2017

    A Level Results – 2017
    GCSE Results – 2017

    Performance data for the 2017 GCSE exams

    Progress 8: 0.81
    Attainment 8: 68
    Percentage of students achieving English and Maths at 5 and above: 81
    Percentage of students entered for Ebacc: 61
    Percentage of students achieving the Ebacc: 53
    Percentage of students staying in education for at least two terms after the end of their 14-16 programme: 96

    Performance data for KS5

    The school offers A-levels only at KS5. For A-levels:

    Average grade: B
    Progress score: -0.08
    Percentage of students completing their main study programme: 97.3
    Percentage of students remaining in education or employment for two terms after their 16-18 programme: 96

    No students in the A-level cohort achieved lower than a grade C at GCSE Maths and English, and so there is no data related to progress in these level 2 qualifications.

  • 2016