GCSE Results 2018

Posted on 11.10.2018

Dixons Allerton Academy staff, students and their families our best ever GCSE exam results once again this year.  Continuing to build on the successes of 2017, Dixons Allerton Academy celebrates sustained and significant improvements in its GCSE results.  


  • English and Mathematics combined improved at 5+ by 11% to 44% and at Grade 4+ by 9% to 62%.
  • English recorded 77% Grade 4+ a rise of 10% on last year whilst mathematics recorded 66% Grade 4+, up on last year’s figure by 5%.
  • English saw their Grade 5+ rise by 7% to 57% whilst mathematics saw their Grade 5+ rise by 11% to 51%
  • Science saw a 24% rise in Grade 4+ (compared to Grade C last year) to 63% and also recorded 51% Grade 5+.
  • Year on year the quality of the grades achieved rises. The number of all 9-7 grades (or equivalent A*-A) rose by 5%.
  • 51% of all results were Grades 9-5 (or equivalent A*-B) a rise of 14% on last year
  • The 5A*-C (incl. EM) rose by 9% last year to 61% this year.
  • 16% of our cohort achieved Grade 7+ in both maths and Science, an increase of 6% on last year.
  • 12 scholars also received Grade 9 in English or maths. This puts them in the top 3% of all students nationally in these subjects.
  • Overall, in all subjects, we recorded 36 Grade 9 results
  • 16 out of 21 subjects recorded a 100% pass rate
  • Of the 58 scholars who qualified for the Ebacc, 60% recorded a standard pass and 35% a strong pass

Gary Dreher, Principal, said, “I would like to congratulate all of our ‘Class of 2018’ scholars and staff on their fantastic achievements in their GCSE exams. They have worked incredibly hard for a long time and their efforts are borne out in these results. We encourage all of our scholars to aspire to achieve the best they can in everything they do, and in their efforts leading up to these exams they have been a credit to themselves, their families and to Dixons Allerton Academy. Lots of scholars have achieved some amazing results and should be proud of their achievements”