GCSE Results Day 2022 – 25th August 2022

The 215 Year 11 students at the Rochester Math School celebrated a day of magnificent results. 

  • In the benchmark ‘Progress 8’ measure, the school gained +0.83. This means that, on average, students have achieved four fifths of a grade better than expected in each of their subjects. 
  • 56% of all grades were at 7-9, up from 45% in 2019 (when exams last went ahead). 
  • 99.% achieved a good pass (grade 4) in English and mathematics, while 96% gained a strong pass (grade 5) in both subjects. The average grade per GCSE course taken by the students is 6.94, which is very nearly a grade 7, up from 6.4 in 2019. 
  • 69.3% of all grades in mathematics were at the top 7-9 band, and 59% of those in English. 
  • 98% of students were entered for the Ebacc suite of subjects, up from 79% in 2019. 77% gained at least a grade 5 in the Ebacc subjects, up from 60% in 2019. 
  • The ‘Attainment 8’ measure, average pupil achievement across 8 qualifications, including English and maths and at least 3 other English Baccalaureate qualifications is 70.48.up from 66.49 in 2019.
  • The highest individual performances were recorded by: Joseph (10 grade 9s); Tobey (9 grade 9s, 1 grade 8, and 1 grade 7)  Benjamin; Arya; George; Kenneth; Timothy; John-Paul (9 grade 9s and 1 grade 8); Protyosh (9 grade 9s and 1 grade 7); Joseph (8 grade 9s and 2 grade 8s); Oliver (8 grade 9s, 1 grade 8 and 1 grade 7); 
  • Overall, 37 students gained 10 grade 7-9s.

Eliot Hodges, Principal, said
“I’m enormously proud of the successes our students have achieved. I’m particularly delighted that so many exceeded their target grades, putting them in an excellent position for sixth form study.”

Chair of Governors, Steve Brightman said
“These results have exceeded our expectations and are a shining example of what can be achieved with expert teachers and hard working students.”