Examination Results 2016

Bentley Wood High School Top 1% of all schools nationally

for student progress for third consecutive year.

GCSE Results

The department of Education has changed how it reports school performance to parents. In the new Progress 8 measure Bentley Wood students have achieved a phenomenal score of 0.7. This means students at Bentley Wood achieve on average almost three quarters of a grade higher than students nationally with the same starting point at key stage 2.

Key Stage 4 Performance Measures 2016 Bentley Wood National
Progress 8 score 0.7 -0.03
Progress 8 description Bentley Wood score is well
above national average
(about 5% of schools in England)
Attainment 8  score 56.34 49.9
Percentage achieved A*-C in English and mathematics 70% 63%
Percentage of students entered for English Baccalaureate 87.5% 39.70%
Percentage of students achieved the English Baccalaureate 48% 24.70%
Staying in education or entering employment (2014 leavers) 97% 94%

For details of how the Attainment 8 and Progress 8 measures are calculated please watch this short 3 minute video which explains succinctly: - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4IAEgFMSGDY

A2 Results

Year 13 students at Bentley Wood High School are celebrating again this year with over a fifth of their A2 Level results an A or A* grade. Most students have progressed into their first choice course at their preferred university.

Highest ever number of A* grades achieved in many subjects.

A2 2016 2015 2014
% A*-B 51 44 50
% A*-C 80 72 86

AS Results

AS Level 2016 2015 2014
% A*-B 36 33 41
% A*-C 60 56 66


Key Stage 5 Performance Measures  2016
A level Progress 0.00
Average A level Grade C
Academic Progress 0.00
APS per Academic entry C
Applied General Progress 1.1 Well above average
Average BTEC Grade Dist*-
Student retention 97%
Staying in education or entering employment (2014 leavers) 83%
Measure 2016
Progress in English and Maths Suppressed due to low number of students 

“Once again we are extremely proud of the girls and their exceptional accomplishments achieved at Bentley Wood. This year is yet another year of strong results and achievements for students at GCSE and Sixth Form. New school performance measures published online in October, confirm Bentley Wood High School’s position as a very high performing school. Staff and students at school work collaboratively to ensure all students achieve their very best.”

Dr Janice Howkins, Headteacher.

Full details of the school performance can be accessed here:-

Bentley Wood High School are honoured to be recognised in 2016
by SSAT for being

Top 10% nationally for outstanding student progress
• Top 10% nationally for outstanding student attainment