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Exam Results & Performance

Year 13 (Level 3) Results 2023

Students at Kingsbury High School in Year 13 take level 3 qualifications  either A-level or BTEC National. We are extremely pleased with the results for  2023 particularly  as national results were  significantly lower this year. 

2023 Summary

  • 33% of A-level results  were A*-A, above the national average of 27.2%

  • 66%  of    A-level results were A*-B, above the national average  of  53.5%

  • 88% of BTEC National awards were at Distinction* or Distinction, national data not yet available

  • 31% of  BTEC National awards were Distinction*, national data not yet available

  • The ALPs  progress measure for the school has been in the 1-3 range for the last six years running (ALPs use a nine point scale 1-9 where 1-3 are the highest scores)

  • Attainment - 39.42

  • Retention - Academic: 90% and Vocational: 97%

Student destinations

  • Around 90% of Year 13 students progress to university 
  • A third of our students gain a place at research-intensive Russell Group Universities including: Imperial College; UCL; King’s College, London; and Queen Mary, University of London
  • Every year students gain places at Oxford or Cambridge and secure places to study Medicine
  • Last year 1 student won a full scholarship to study Engineering at Stamford University in California (one of the top 10 universities in the world)
  • Many others go on to complete degree apprenticeships (eg. BT and Microsoft) and employment

Further information about Kingsbury Sixth Form’s performance data can be found here:

16 to 18 performance

GCSE Results 2023

Following successful results for Year 13 we were very pleased to receive positive results for our year 11 students.  A brief summary is shown below:

  • The proportion of students gaining a pass in English and mathematics is 63%
  • 25% of grades were the highest grades (grades 9-7), above the nationally published figure of 22%
  • 56% of grades were 'good passes' (grades 9-5), above the nationally published figure of 54%
  • 71% of grades were passes (grades 9-4), above the nationally published figure of 70%

Comparing the 2023 results with 2019 (the last normal set of examination scores), national results are not yet available

  • The average grades students received increased to 47.4 points, national figures are not yet available
  • Student progress* is estimated to be +0.5, which would be our highest ever rate of progress,  national figures are not yet available
  • Our Disadvantaged students' progress* is estimated to be positive which means  our disadvantaged students are making the same progress as all other students do nationally.

(*Progress scores estimated by our data provider SISRA)

2023 Summary

Attainment 8 48.6
Progress 8 +0.48
%  of students achieving grade 5 or above in English and maths 45.7%
English Baccalaureate  APS 4.54
% of students entering for the  English Baccalaureate 87%
% of students staying in education or going into employment after key stage 4 (pupil destinations)  97%

Final performance tables comparing the school's progress against national figures is updated each October and is available HERE.