Westonbirt Schools provide exceptional independent education for boys and girls aged 3-11yrs in the prep school and, for girls aged 11-18yrs in the senior school. Set in fabulous grounds of 210 acres, our students are inspired by the beauty of their surroundings and this combined with excellent sporting and teaching facilities and a thoroughly modern approach to learning enables pupils to reach their full potential. The 2014 Good Schools Guide describes Westonbirt as “in the top five per cent of schools in the UK for value added”, a measure of a pupils academic achievement between the ages of 11 and 16.
GCSE Exam Success!
Pupils at Westonbirt School are celebrating success in their 2016 GCSE results where 14% of papers were graded A* and 44% A*-A grades. Among the happy students were Ella from Chippenham achieved 3 A*s, 6A’s & 1 B; Gemma from Tetbury achieved 3A*s and 7A’s; Gabby achieved 7 A*’s, 2 A’s and a B and Katherine achieved 6 A*s and 3 A’s.
There were many other personal success stories and Headmistress Natasha Dangerfield said “We are delighted with these results which reflect the hard work and dedication of our pupils and teaching staff over the last two years and we look forward to beginning the A level courses with our pupils when they return in September”
Subject highlights include:
- 100% A*-A for Latin; 75% A*-A grades for French and 67% A*-A grades for English Literature.
- 100% A*-B grades for Music, Latin and RE
- 78% A*-B grades for Geography; 70% A*-B grades for History
- 90% A*-B grades for Biology; 80% A*-B Grades for both Chemistry & Physics.
- 65% A*-B grades for Maths