In 2019 students at Bedford High again achieved pleasing exam results. There were strong results in a range of subjects. For example;

• 92% achieved a Standard Pass in GCSE Spanish
• 86% achieved a Standard Pass in GCSE French
• 83% achieved a Standard Pass in GCSE Biology
• 78% achieved a Standard Pass in GCSE Music
• 80% achieved a Standard Pass in GCSE Physics
• 75% achieved a Standard Pass in GCSE Business
• 73% achieved a Standard Pass in GCSE Chemistry

It was pleasing that a significant number of students achieved top grades of 7-9, equivalent to the old A* and A grades. For example;

• 42% achieved grade 7-9 in GCSE Spanish
• 29% achieved grade 7-9 in GCSE French
• 33% achieved grade 7-9 in GCSE Biology
• 30% achieved grade 7-9 in GCSE Business

Headline Measures

• Validated Progress 8 scores are not yet available. However, the provisional score is -0.43
• 53% achieved a Standard Pass (Grade 4+) in both Maths and English
• 26% achieved a Strong Pass (Grade 5+) in both Maths & English
• The average Attainment 8 Score was 39.3
• The EBACC Average Points Score was 3.23

For further details on our performance and results, please visit the DfE Performance Tables.