Exam Results

GCSE – 2023

Grove School is elated to announce another remarkable year of academic achievement across the whole year group as it celebrates the exceptional performance of its students on GCSE results day. The school’s commitment to fostering an environment of growth and excellence, underpinned by its unwavering student support system, has once again yielded outstanding results.

Amidst the challenges posed by the ever-evolving educational landscape, Grove School remains dedicated to providing support to its students. From learning plans to dedicated mentoring, the school’s approach is centred on ensuring that each and every student is empowered to reach their full potential. This commitment to individual growth is a driving force behind the remarkable GCSE results achieved this year.

Sonia Taylor, Headteacher expressed, “At Grove School, we believe that every student’s journey is unique, and we are immensely proud of the exceptional achievements of our students. Our results reflect not only their hard work and dedication but also the comprehensive support system that surrounds them.”

The impressive results achieved by Grove School students highlight not only their academic prowess but also their resilience and adaptability in the face of challenges. The school’s emphasis on a well-rounded education, combining academic excellence with personal development, is a cornerstone of its success.

As part of its commitment to supporting students, Grove School implemented various initiatives including additional tutoring, one-on-one mentorship, and a robust online learning infrastructure. These efforts have proven instrumental in ensuring that students receive the guidance they need to excel academically and holistically.

Grove School remains steadfast in its mission to nurture future leaders, innovators, and responsible global citizens. The exceptional outcomes of this year’s GCSE results underscore the school’s dedication to creating an environment where students thrive not only academically but also personally.

These results follow a great set of A level results last week – there are places in Sixth Form for September 2023, for more information, please visit groveschoolmarketdrayton.co.uk.

Notable achievements

Daisie Humpherys achieved 8 grade 9’s, 1 grade 8, 1 grade 7 and a Distinction* in Engineering. Daisie is the highest attaining students and the student who has made the most progress across the school.

Martha Dyson has achieved 1 grade 9, 1 grade 8, 4 grade 7’s, 1 grade 6, 1 grade 5 and a Distinction* in Sport. Martha is second highest across the school for progress.

Jacob Saville achieved 6 grade 9’s, 3 grade 8’s and 2 grade 6’s. Jacob is the second highest attaining student.

Sophie Durant achieved 2 grade 9’s, 3 grade 8’s, 4 grade 7’s and 1 grade 5. Sophie is one of the highest students for attainment and progress.

Justin Lee has achieved 1 grade 9, 3 grade 8’s, 2 grade 7’s, 4 grade 6’s and 1 grade 5 and is the second highest attaining boy.

Jacob Gater has achieved 2 grade 8’s, 2 grade 7’s, 4 grade 6’s and 2 grade 5’s. He is the second highest achieving boy for progress.


A Level – 2023

Grove Sixth Form Celebrates Excellence of all Students on A-Level Results Day

Students at the Grove Sixth Form have worked incredibly hard and shown great strength of character, resilience, adaptability and determination – all of which highlight and reflect the values of our school community resulting in tremendous achievements.

The staff are pleased to have such dedicated and talented young adults representing the Sixth Form and watch with interest as they embark on their next steps. Many have opted to study further, securing places at their first choice of university which include Russell Group universities. Others have secured a variety of destinations including apprenticeships and employment.  This has also been the first cohort of students that have studied on the LLS sports programme through the school with a focus on sports coaching and development with several securing international scholarships based upon their experiences.

Sonia Taylor, Headteacher expressed her enthusiasm, stating, “This group of students have been exceptional. They have approached their studies with maturity and tenacity showing great courage in times of uncertainty. We celebrate not just the results, but the collaborative spirit and mutual support that underpin our community.”

The success stories from this year’s group of students exemplify the essence of Grove Sixth Form. Students have triumphed over challenges, thanks to an environment that values diversity, nurtures individuality, and champions collective achievement.

In celebrating this momentous day, Grove Sixth Form salutes every student who has excelled, setting an inspiring example for future generations. The Sixth Form’s success is a testament to the potential that emerges when inclusivity is at the core of education.

Applications for Grove Sixth Form are still open for September 2023 start and details can be found on the website groveschoolmarketdrayton.co.uk.

Notable achievements are:

  • Beth Warner achieved A*, A, A and is headed to the University of York to read English.
  • Matilda Zschiesche-Clewes achieved B, B, C and will continue to read sciences at university.
  • Samantha Godfrey achieved Distinction, Distinction and a Grade B and is planning to go to Keele to study Psychology.
  • Daniel Lee achieved A, C, C is headed to Keele University to read Computer Science.
  • Sasha Wright achieved Distinction, C, D and is reading Agriculture at Harper Adams
  • Sam Ainsworth achieved Distinction*, Distinction*, Distinction* through LLS and is reading Sports, Exercise and Health Science at the University of Birmingham.


Key Stage 4 Performance Tables 2022

Progress 8 Score 0 Attainment 8 Score 46.6%
Percentage of pupils achieving a strong pass (grade 5 or above) in English and Maths at the end of Key Stage 4 46.6% Percentage of pupils achieving a strong pass (grade 4 or above) in English and Maths at the end of Key Stage 4 70%
Student destination – percentage of students staying in education or employment after Key Stage 4 86% Percentage of pupils entering the English Baccalaureate (EBacc)


English Baccalaureate (EBacc) average point score (APS)





School and College Performance tables are available here.

Key Stage 5 Performance tables are available here.

Key stage 5 Performance Table 2022

Overall Average Point Score 27.47 Overall Average Grade C=
Attainment English and Maths Progress
Destination Retention