We are delighted that the Class of 2018 at St James’ Catholic High School achieved outstanding GCSE results.

70% of students attained a Grade 4 or above in both English & Maths (the equivalent to the old Grade C) with 48% achieving a Grade 5 or above in both English & Maths.

31 students attained the new top grade 9 in at least one of their subjects.

26% of all students achieved 5 or more GCSEs at Grade 7 or above (the equivalent to the old Grades A / A*) and 37% achieved 3 or more GCSEs at Grade 7 or above.

St James’ Catholic High School 2018 National Average 2018
Progress 8 Score +0.11 -0.02
Attainment 8 score 52.19 44.26
% of pupils achieving a strong pass in English and mathematics (grade 5 and above) 48% 40%
% of pupils achieving the EBacc 45.6% 38.4%
EBACC Average Points Score 4.53 4.03
Details of pupil destinations (remaining in education or entering employment from 2018 cohort) 99% 93.6%


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“All hard work brings a profit”

Proverbs 14:23

Jesus looked at them and said,
“With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible”

Matthew 19:26