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A Level Exam Results 2022

The phenomenal results our community have accomplished are thanks to the aspirational and professional attitudes of our students; the dedication and expertise of our staff; and the unwavering support of parents, governors and partners.

“Our Sixth form has secured another fantastic set of Post-16 results. Such incredible results show the fruits of our Sixth-Formers’ labours. They have shown an immense amount of commitment and perseverance to their studies, and should be extremely proud of themselves. Most of them have been on a seven-year journey with us and we are proud to have seen them develop into bright, ambitious and upstanding young adults”

Adam Hall Headteacher

We have secured strong results despite the challenges and there have been some phenomenal individual results, placing our Sixth Form amongst the top post-16 providers nationally for progress, an accolade we have maintained for six consecutive years.

Standout subject performances continued in a range of subjects including exceptional results from Art with 100% A*B, building on our reputation of excellence in the Arts, Superb performances in English Literature with 75% A*B, Further Maths at 66% A*-B, History and Sociology also both with 63 % A*B, with a number of incredible performances in other subjects exceeding 50% A*B, including Maths, Philosophy and Ethics, and Spanish.

Students studying vocational courses also secured first-class results, with over 80% of all students receiving Distinction or above, and an incredible 90% collecting Distinctions in Health and Social Care, with 50% of students securing a Triple Distinction*, the highest possible grade.

These remarkable results have ensured that the impressive number of students progressing to Oxbridge and Russell Group universities continues. This includes Michael Wagidoso attending Cambridge to study English Literature and Ludwick Wach attending UCL to study Maths and Physics. Other destinations include the University of Birmingham, LSE, the University of Warwick and Kings College to study subjects such as AI and Computer Science, Economics, History and Politics and Child Nursing.

Nayara said of her results “I’m feeling so happy! I’m going to study English at the University of Southampton. I can’t thank my teachers enough for all the support they have given me, especially Ms William, my amazing Head of Year!”

Head Boy, Jelani added, “Many thanks go to all of my teachers, they’ve all supported me throughout the years. I am so happy to see all of my friends achieving amazing things and I hope to see them and their many successes in the future. I am going to study Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science at the University of Birmingham.”

Head of Year 13, Natasha William, said “I am so proud of our Year 13s for achieving such great results and going off to the Universities, Apprenticeships and Internships of their choice. They have been an absolute asset to our school community and such a delight to teach. I am confident that they will achieve amazing things on their respective journeys.”

GCSE Exam Results 2022

Headteacher, Adam Hall, commented, “We are immensely proud of our Year 11 students for their focus, determination, and hard work during the exam period. They showed incredible willpower and a fierce and focused desire to succeed. We look forward to welcoming a great many of our Year 11s to join our outstanding Sixth Form in September, certain that they will make the most of their Post-16 study programme and all the opportunities this brings.”

“I would also like to take this opportunity to show my appreciation for our whole school community; students; staff; parents; and governors; all of whom have shown enormous commitment to our values and the pursuit of excellence.”

These results included achieving remarkable English and Maths outcomes. In English over 80% of students achieved a grade 4 and above, with 64% achieving grade 5 and above. In Maths results were just as impressive with 72% of grades at 4+ and 55% at grade 5+. Both results are significantly above national trends. Some other exceptional performances include Design and Technology at 90% 4+ and French at 86% 4+.

Students were delighted with their individual results, including Kayleigh who achieved 4 Grade 8s and 4 Grade 9s said, “I am grateful to Cardinal Pole for helping me to work hard and get those grades. I am excited to be continuing my studies at Cardinal Pole Sixth Form.”

Shaquan said, “I want to thank the teachers at Cardinal Pole for supporting me over the past 5 years, it has been a journey and I am so happy to have gotten the grades I wanted.”

Head of Year 11, Mr Tavares, said “I am honoured to have seen my group of Year 11s grow into intelligent, confident and ambitious young adults during their time at Cardinal Pole. I am so proud of how far they have come and I wish them the very best of luck on their individual journeys.”




English 4+



English 5+



Maths 4+



Maths 5+



English & Maths 4+



English & Maths 5+



Link to DFES Performance Tables