2023 GCSE results


Achieving 4+ in English and Mathematics


Achieving 5+ in English and Mathematics

I am delighted to announce that the students of Davison CE High School for Girls have achieved very positive GCSE results in this examination series. Despite reports suggesting that national GCSE outcomes will be re-aligned with the 2019 pre-covid levels of attainment; our wonderful cohort of students have achieved excellent results which are very much in-line with our record-breaking results of 2019.

88% of students achieved a standard pass in English Language

85% of students achieved a standard pass in Mathematics

78% of the cohort achieved standard passes (Grades 9-4) in both English and Mathematics.

61% of the cohort achieved strong passes (Grades 9-5) in English and Mathematics.

71 students achieved five or more GCSE’s at Grade 7 or above (Equivalent to the old Grade ‘A’). This is 30% of the cohort.

10 students achieved at least 5 Grade 9’s (The highest grade possible.)

“’I would like to congratulate our students on achieving excellent results! They have worked extremely hard and shown such resilience in overcoming the many hurdles that they have been faced with. I am delighted to see that their collective effort has paid such dividends. I wish this incredibly talented and enthusiastic year group the very best of luck in their future studies. I have no doubt that they will continue to achieve great things as they move forward. My sincere thanks go to our staff, governors and the students’ families for all the help, support and encouragement they have given over many years.”

Chris Keating, Headteacher

“I am so proud of our Year 11 students!  They truly deserve these wonderful outcomes in view of all that they have endured throughout their GCSE studies. I wish them all the best of luck for the future.”

Ms Sarah Binney, Assistant Headteacher and Head of Key Stage 4

The following 5 students achieved 7 or more Grade 9’s

Dotty Bartram, Allyana Delmo, Freya Faithfull, Morven Stuart, Ella Thornburg

The following 18 students achieved at least 9 GCSE’s at Grade 7 or higher:

Heidi Hodges, Maddy Hide, Rosie Jones, Alara O’Leary, Emine O’Leary, Hannah Oxenbridge, Lexie Collins, Charlotte Cook, Hallie Forman, Niamh Hardy, Amy Martin, Amelie Montagner, Gabriella Nisbet, Lamara Philp, Mia Reid, Christelle Rivera, Marisa Vinuesa and Evey Williams.


Key Stage 4 (KS4) (end of secondary school) results

Key Measure2018201920222023
Attainment 846.9556.454.7054.4
Attainment in English and maths - percentage of pupils achieving 5 or above in GCSE English and maths42%60%60%62%
English Baccalaureate (EBACC average point score (APS)3.934.844.61
Percentage of pupils staying in education or going into employment after Key Stage 497%98%97%96%