Outstanding Results! Posted on: 6 Sep 2022

Whitburn Church of England Academy students are celebrating their best ever set of externally examined A level and GCSE results. A remarkable achievement under any circumstances but especially considering the disruption to learning due to the Covid 19 pandemic!

A Level

The average grade has increased from C+ to B-

A/A* grades are up 4.3% on 2019

A to C grades are up over 10% on 2019!


Student progress was exceptional; over a third of all grades awarded were grade 7 or above, and 6.6% of all grades awarded were grade 9!

81.4% of all students achieved grade 9 – 4 in English and maths, with 79.4% of all students achieving at least 5 GCSE passes including English and maths

See the press article:

GCSE RESULTS DAY 2022: Whitburn Academy students and staff celebrate best set of GCSE results | Shields Gazette