GCSE Results 2016

This year's GCSE results:

  • 83 per cent of all grades were at A* or A – up from 78 per cent last year.
  • Ninety-six per cent were graded A*-B (up from 94 per cent in 2015).
  • Overall, a remarkable 52 per cent of all Benenden’s GCSEs were graded at A*, with over 500 qualifications at this level.
  • 22 girls gained at least nine A*s.

The School’s results contrasted with the national trend, where the country experienced the sharpest recorded decline in A*- C grades.

2016 GCSE Results for Upper Fifth (Year 11) 

GCSE Subject

A*

A

B

C

D

E

Total Entry

 %
A*-C

Art

10

10

3

-

-

- 23

100

Biology

56 13 8 1 - - 79 99

Chemistry

50 17 11 - - - 78 100

Chinese

14

2 -

-

-

- 16

100

Design and Technology

10

9

-

-

-

- 19

100

Double Science

7 9 11 5 - - 16 100

Drama

1

7 3

-

-

- 11

100

English Language

27

44 16 7 1 - 95

99

English Literature

23

48

20 2 2 - 95

98

French

35 8 3 2 - - 48

100

Geography

16 18 8 3

-

- 45

100

German

4 2 4 3 1 - 14

93

Greek

6

-

-

-

-

- 6

100

History

37 10 4 -

-

- 51

100

Italian

1

1

-

1

-

- 3

100

Latin

29 6 - -

-

- 35

100

Maths

52

25 17 1 - - 95

100

Maths (Further)

1 - - - - - 1 100

Music

2 3 - -

-

- 5

100

Physical Education

4 5 -

-

1

- 10

90

Physics

50 19 9 -

-

- 78

100

Religious Studies

34 34 9 - 1 - 78

99

Russian 

2

-

-

-

-

- 2

100

Spanish

20 10 2 3 2 - 37

95

Higher Project

15 3

-

-

-

- 18

100

This table records the results of all Upper Fifth students; their GCSE results of previous years are included.