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Our Sixth Form is in the top 1% of schools nationally (18th out of 2100 schools) based on value added data.

This places us as the best Sixth Form in Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire.

 

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Latest News

 

GCSE Results Opening Times

Students can come in from 0915 until 1200 on the 25th of August (Thursday) to collect their results.

Best ever ‘A’ level results at Chipping Norton School

 Once again students at Chipping Norton School are celebrating some really outstanding ‘A’ level results. This year the headline A*-B percentage figure is 59%, the best that the school has ever achieved, and for the sixth year in succession the A*-B percentage has been well over 50%. The overall pass rate was an extremely high 99.5%. One quarter of all students achieved two or more A grades and eight students got grades that were all A* or A.

2016 Results

  • A* and A 28%
  • A* and B 59%
  • A* to C 83%
  • A* to E 99%

Especially high performing students include: Leonie Jurkschat (A*A*A*A); Monica Schroeder (A*A*A*); Megan Humphreys (A*A*A); Alice Ortona Coles (A*A*A); Jack Williams-Sharkey (A*AA); Daniel Thompson (AAA); Alisa Mann (AAA); and Poppy Grimes (AAA).

At a time when the pressure on sixth form students seems to be increasing year on year, these results represent the culmination of many hours of dedicated study supported by many hours of teacher input”, said Simon Duffy, Headteacher. “Success at ‘A’ level is always hard won and all of our students at Chipping Norton School deserve congratulation. It has been an exciting morning talking to students about their next steps and celebrating the university places confirmed. I am delighted that so many students have secured places at top universities, including places at Oxford, Cambridge and many Russell Group universities”.

Alan Trainer, Assistant Headteacher, added “I am extremely proud of all of our students who sat ‘A’ level exams this year. The successes they have been celebrating are very well deserved and I look forward to following their progress as they move into the next phase of their lives.”

CHIPPINNG NORTON A level results day
(Dan Woodell, George Harris, Alissa Mann, Jack Williams-Sharkey, Megan Humphries and Daniel Thompson)

KS4 Explained Evening

KS4 Explained Evening, Monday 27th June
 
Download the PowerPoint Here
 
Further to last night’s KS4 Explained Evening please see the presentation above. The purpose of the evening was to:
 
·         To provide information on the new Mathematics, English and Science Curriculum
·         To provide information on the new grading systems in GCSE Examinations
·         To identify how we can help our students achieve
 
If you were unable to attend and have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us.

 

CNPS Year 4/5 creative writing workshop

yr45 creative writingWe welcomed our Year 4 & 5 Partnership pupils to the first of five Creative Writing Club workshops that we will be running this term. The children are all very enthusiastic to learn and are looking forward to having lots of fun with Mr Long and Miss Millar from our English Department. In the first session the children used paper plates and cardboard to turn themselves into monsters in preparation for writing Gothic stories in the weeks to come.

Sad News - Alexander Daniel

Earlier this week we were made aware of the death of Alexander Daniel, a year 13 student. We understand that Alex took his own life. Our thoughts are with Alex’s family and friends. Alex joined our school at the start of year 12. He was well liked by both staff and his fellow students for his quiet but friendly manner.

See headteacher's letter below which includes signposted support.

Letter to Parents icon-pdf

 

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