Dormers Wells High School: Does it again!

GCSE examinations

Students and teachers at Dormers Wells High School are celebrating another excellent year for GCSE examinations with the best results in the school's history.

  • 82% achieved 4+ grades in English and mathematics
  • 60% achieved 5+ grades in English and mathematics
  • 59% of all achieved achieved at least a grade 5 (strong pass)
  • 26% achieved 9 to 7 grades across all subjects

After all the hard work, it is now time to think about the next stage of our students' education.  We are therefore delighted to welcome back many of our Year 11s as they join the DWHS 6th Form to begin their A Level and BTEC courses. 

Reflecting on the outstanding results, Headteacher, Ms Roisin Walsh said: 'We are delighted with our students' achievements today, which reflect their talents, combined with their hard work and motivation.  Once again I want to pay a special tribute to all our staff at Dormers Wells High School for their tireless dedication to pupil achievement.'

Ms Walsh also wanted to thank all the parents, carers and the families of Dormers Wells High School students whose invaluable support and work with the school ensures this high achievement.  This partnership will continue as the majority of our young people progress onto Sixth Form.

Dormers Wells High School has yet again demonstrated the strength of its academic Sixth Form

A Level

  • 34% of students achieved A* to B grades across all subjects
  • 68% of students achieved A* to C grades across all subjects


Roisin Walsh, Headteacher, commented "I am delighted that our A Level and BTEC students have done so well again this year.  Such achievement doesn't happen by chance and is indicative of the dedication and commitment of both students and staff."

We are very proud of all our students, but some individuals have really shone this year.

  • Average grade: Distinction
  • 96% of grades were D*D*D* to DDD
    • Yahya ‚Äčachieved A*AAA. He also won the Jefferson Award and will be reading Liberal Arts at Harvard.
    • Zahra 3A* off to study Land Economy at Cambridge University.
    • Hari achieved A* A A. Hari will read Physics at Bristol University.
    • Adam is going to read Geography with Economics at LSE having achieved A*AAA.
    • Sajeel achieved AAA and is going to study Theoretical Physics at UCL.
    • Zeeshan is off to read Biochemistry with Placement Year at Warwick University.
    • Naima achieved AAA and is reading Law at LSE.
    • Umar is going to Queen Mary University of London to study Mathematics with Finance & Accounting.
    • Hani achieved a fabulous set of A – Level grades AAA and is reading Data Science at LSE.
    • Rhaman achieved A*A*AA and is reading Computer Science at Queen Mary University of London.
    • Abdulsamad achieved D*D*D* and has been offered a place at City University, London to read Accounting and Finance.
    • Safa is off to university to study Dental Nursing at the University of Northampton having gained D*D*D* in Health and Social Care