Performance

We are committed to giving students a rounded, holistic education at Salesian, but there is no question that academic success plays a crucial role in young people’s long term happiness. Qualifications open doors to further and higher education, and higher grades open up more opportunities. Year on year, we celebrate outstanding academic success with our students.

You can read the complete published performance tables for the school on the DFE website


GCSE Results 2018/19

We celebrated exceptional GCSE results this week with 90% of children achieving 5 standard passes including English & Maths and 40% of all grades awarded 9-7.

Head of School. Paul Gower said, “We are delighted with these excellent results and so pleased for the students who have been well rewarded for all their hard work. They have been a great cohort to work with over the last two years and it’s wonderful to see them have so much to celebrate this morning.”

Executive Headteacher, James Kibble added, “The simple formula of hard-working, happy students, supportive families and exceptional staff has once again produced fantastic outcomes this year. Our number one priority at Salesian is to ensure that students are not only happy at school but happy in the future and these qualifications will ensure that they are well placed to make the most of their future opportunities. We look forward to seeing what they go on to achieve next and how they will put their talents to best use for making our world a better place.”

Salesian School is part of the Xavier Catholic Education Trust. Xavier’s CEO, Ani Magill said, “The GCSE results for Salesian and SJB are fantastic. We are blessed with great leaders and staff in our schools who strive tirelessly to ensure that the children get the very best education.”

Headline Figures:

90% 5 standard passes including English and Maths
70% 5 strong passes including English and Maths
40% 9-7
76% 9-5
90% 9-4

Congratulations to Charlotte Fry and Nathaniel James both of whom were awarded a clean sweep of Grade 9s.

Congratulations also to the following students for their exceptional academic performance, achieving 9 or more Grade 8s and 9s:

Isabella Palombo, Lara O’Shea, Gianluca Maffi, Zoe Grimes, Gabriella Alexandru, Matthew Gibson, Sofia Scott, Jamie Kokubun, Lauren Ioannou, Tia D’Souza, Louis Cheng, Tara Gleeson, Aisling Eaton, Imogen Burton, Amelia Guy-Williams, Kitty Haire, Zahara Hadfield, Kelsey-Jane Donnachie, Lucy Backhouse, Juliette Grammer

Whilst the vast majority of students have achieved great things this year, we are particularly proud of the following students who have made exceptional progress during their time at Salesian:

Yasmine Feliciano, Alfie Holmes, Elijah Smith, Maisy Cronin, Lara Cruz McKeon, Alexa Isla, Elijah Aure, Imogen Lunn, Natalia Scanella, Sophia Ravel, Kimberley Pagan, Colm Crosby, Julia Swigut, Sofia Callari, Sophie Cuniliffe, Ruby Cruickshank, Olivia Hnatow, Nicole Dragos, Liam Byrne, Nicole Mongaudon, Annabel Hannan, Amelia Claydon, Jamie Sinclair-Williams, Angelica Chan.

Our provisional Progress 8 figure of 0.95 means that, on average, each student in every subject, achieved nearly a whole grade higher than they were expected to in all subjects. This figure places the school comfortably in the top 2-3% of schools nationally.

You can view a full grade breakdown here.


A Level Results 2018/19


Salesian College in Chertsey celebrated another excellent set of A’ Level results this week with 66% of all grades awarded A*, A or B, 91% of grades A* to C and a 99.7% pass rate.
Head of College Lizzie Bolton said, “The students have done really well again this year and we are delighted with these excellent results. The students have been well-rewarded for their hard work and it’s great to know that everyone has got what they need to take the next step in their studies on embark on a career”.

Executive Headteacher, James Kibble added, “This is another great set of results for the College and more importantly, for the students. When the students get great results, it gives them great opportunities and this is what we are so pleased about today; we look forward to seeing what they will go on to achieve next!” We are, as always, eternally grateful to the excellent teaching staff here at Salesian for their selfless hard work and to the wonderful families we serve for their steadfast support.”

Salesian School and Sixth Form College are part of the Xavier Catholic Education Trust. The school believes that the support and collaboration within the trust are significant factors in its ongoing success. The trust’s CEO, Ani Magill said, “We are so proud of the students in our secondary schools who have achieved such impressive A’ level results today. Once again, they have been well served by the dedicated staff at both schools and we feel blessed to have so much to celebrate today!”

Headline Figures:

34% A*-A
66% A*-B
91% A*-C
99.7% pass rate

Almost every student in this cohort achieved highly but some of the notable academic highlights are listed below:

  • Luke Gallagher – Chemistry A*, Further Mathematics A*, Mathematics A*, Physics A* – University of Cambridge, Law
  • Callum Rai – Further Mathematics A*, Mathematics A*, Physics A*, History A – UCL, Mathematics and Statistics
  • Pieter van den Broek – Further Mathematics A*, Mathematics A*, Physics A*, Philosophy & Ethics B – University of Warwick, Mathematics and Philosophy
  • Thomas Fry – Further Mathematics A*, Mathematics A*, Physics A* – University of Warwick, Economics
  • Zoe Hurrell – Biology A*, Chemistry A*, Mathematics A*- University of Loughborough, Human Biology
  • Evan Wilkinson – Further Mathematics A*, Mathematics A*, Physics A*, Chemistry B – University of Oxford, Mathematics
  • Giuseppe Alessi –Computing A*, Mathematics A*, Physics A – University of Bath, Aerospace Engineering
  • Thomas Cardemil – Physics A*, Mathematics A*, Economics A – University of Bath, Economics
  • Matthew Clutterbuck – Computing A*, Mathematics A*, Physics A – University of Birmingham, Computer Science
  • Janine Dacanay – Biology A*, Chemistry A*, Mathematics A – Imperial College, London – Medicine
  • Laura Evans – French A*, Geography A*, Mathematics A – University of Bristol, Geography
  • Amy Spencer – Biology A*, Chemistry A*, Mathematics A* – University of Nottingham, Veterinary Medicine
  • Stefan Stoica – Further Mathematics A*, Mathematics A*, Physics A – Royal Holloway, Physics
  • Caragh Thornley – Biology A*, Mathematics A*, Chemistry A – University of Liverpool, Veterinary Science
  • Harvey Martin – Business A*, ICT Cambridge Technical Distinction*, Economics A – St Mary’s University, Sports Science
  • James Pepall – Physics A*, Mathematics A*, Chemistry A – University of Oxford, Chemistry
  • Pierce Adams – Mathematics A*, Economics A, Physics A – University of Oxford, Philosophy, Politics, Economics
  • Gabriel Costanzo – Mathematics A*, Chemistry A, Physics A – University of Bath, Mechanical Engineering
  • Luke Goldstraw – Product Design A*, Fine Art A, Mathematics A – UCA, Graphic Design
  • Isabella Gonzalez – History A*, Geography A, Philosophy & Ethics A – University of Durham, History
  • Cara Haire – Biology A*, Chemistry A, Mathematics A – University of Exeter, Mathematics
  • Charlotte Hnatow – History A*, English Literature A, Psychology A – University of Southampton, Psychology
  • Samuel Wilson – Chemistry A*, Biology A, Mathematics A – University of Bristol, Zoology
  • Lucy Drinkall – Economics A, History A, Mathematics A – University of Exeter, Economics and Finance
  • Joseph Horsey – Geography A, Mathematics A, Physics A – University of Birmingham, Civil Engineering
  • Amber Lashley – English Literature A, Media A, Philosophy & Ethics A – UCA, Music Marketing & Communication
  • Samuel Newport – Chemistry A, Computing A, Mathematics A – University of Southampton, Electronic Engineering
  • James Newton – Biology A, Chemistry A, Mathematics A – University of Leeds, Zoology
  • Imtiyaz Uddin – Business A, Economics A, ICT Cambridge Technical Distinction – Accountancy apprenticeship with RSM
  • Samuel Williamson – Mathematics A, Music A, Physics A – University of Manchester, Music

You can view a full grade subject analysis here.