Department for Education publishes information about the performance of English schools and colleges at GCSE and A-level in 2015

PUBLISHED: 15:44 21 January 2016 | UPDATED: 16:09 26 January 2016




School league tables for last year published –

DETAILS of how schools in Bromley have performed at GCSE and A-Level in 2015 have been released this morning (Thursday).

At the top of the list for GCSE results in the borough was Newstead Wood School in Orpington with all 132 of its pupils taking the exams gaining five or more A* to C grades including English and maths. Next up was St Olave’s and St Saviour’s Grammar School in Orpington with 99 per cent of its 116 pupils hitting the required mark.

Third was Bromley High School with 96 per cent, with Langley Park School for Girls in Beckenham in fourth with 85 per cent and Bullers Wood School in Chislehurst in fifth with 80 per cent. At the other end of the results table were Darul Uloom School in Chislehurst with 46 per cent and The Priory School in Orpington with 39 per cent.

At the top of the list for the points scored at A-level (and the International Baccalaureate) per student in the borough was St Olave’s and St Saviour’s Grammar School followed by Newstead Wood School, Eltham College, Bromley High School and Darrick Wood School in Orpington.

At the other end of the table for points scored per pupil were Bishop Challoner School in Bromley, Bromley College, The Priory School and Kemnal Technology College.

Anne Hudson, head teacher at Langley Park School, said: “We’re very pleased because our students and staff have worked very hard for these results.

“Ever since I came here in 2011 I’ve been saying we should be able to compete with the selectives and I hope we can continue to do that in the future.”

Bromley council’s executive member for education Peter Fortune said: “We are proud of the achievements of young people in Bromley and pleased to see an increase on last year of the numbers achieving five or more A-star to C grades at GCSE as well as being among the top performers in London at A level. We wish them success in the future.

“Nearly all our secondary schools are now academies and the council will continue to encourage all Bromley secondary schools to ensure that suitable pupils are prepared for the universities which best meet their aspirations.

“The council also supports developments at Bromley College that will offer residents a broader range of work related learning opportunities.”

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