Exams & Results

Exams & Results


Thursday 16th August – A level results day

Thursday 23rd August – GCSE results day 

If you are unable to collect your results in person you have the following options only:

1) Hand in a stamped addressed envelope to the Exams Office before results day

2) You can authorise another person to collect your results for you. You must give a letter signed by yourself to a member of the Exams team and the person you have authorised must bring identification with them when they collect your results.


This section contains important information regarding examinations at Longfield Academy.

All students sitting exams in the current academic year should pay careful attention to the information located in this part of the website.

Private Candidates are welcomed by the Academy. Please visit the Private Candidates section for further details.

Longfield Academy GCSE Exam Results

Students, parents and staff at Longfield Academy are celebrating some excellent GCSE results. There have been some enormous changes to exam rules this year but our students have achieved great results because of their hard work and determination.

Academy Principal, Alex O’Donnell commented: 

“This is a great set of results for Longfield Academy and I am proud of the hard work, determination and effort that students have put in to achieve success.  I would also like to thank the staff for the support and expertise that they have shown in ensuring our students become the very best they can be. I look forward to welcoming them and many other students back into our Post 16 provision in September.”

Post 16 Results 2017

The A* – A rate went up from 11.4% to 16%, at A* – C we increased from 56.7% to 70.6% and at A* – E we went up from 89.9% to 97.3%

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Particular subjects that have done very well are:

Art with 50% A* – A and 87.5% A* – C
Both single and double business with 28.6% and 23.5% A* – A and 78.6% and 76.5% A* – C
History with 70.6% A* – B and 100% A* – C
Eng lit with 26.3% A* – B and 73.7% A* – C
Maths with 57.1% A* – B and 71.4% A* – C
Photography with 50% A* – B and 87.5% A* – C
Sociology with 20.8% A – A*, 50% A* – B and 79.2 A* – C

Individual achievements of students:

Nancy Duronsimni A*BB (sociology, Eng lit, history)
Sam Graham ABB (Eng lit, creative writing, EPQ)
Maisie Keaveney AAAC (double business, EPQ, creative writing
Ella Knapp BBBB (Eng lit, sociology, history, EPQ)
Georgia Knight BBB (Eng lit, sociology, history)
Lauren Hill A*BBC (art, double business, Eng lit)
Cameron Payne ABC (maths, chemistry, physics)
Morgan Stevenson ABB (sociology, geography, history)
Luke Walden Dist*DistB (performing arts, media, history)
Evangeline Walsh A*A*AB (double business, sociology, maths)


Year 11 Results

Attainment 8: 39.3 points.

This measure shows that, on average, a Longfield Academy student gains grade 3.9 equivalent in letters terms to D+.


Progress 8: -0.39

This measure demonstrates the progress that students make, given their varying starting points (Key Stage 2 results). These results place Longfield Academy in the ‘Below Average’ band nationally.

The Validated 2017 figure is not available yet.


Percentage gaining a standard pass in English (language or Literature) and mathematics: 52%.

A standard pass is defined as grade 4 or better, the equivalent to a C or better in letter terms.


Pupils entering the EBacc – 45%

Pupils attaining the EBacc – 7%

The EBacc (English Baccalaureate) is comprised of English, mathematics, sciences, a language and either history or geography. To attain it in 2017 required a standard pass (grade C or better at GCSE) in 2 sciences, a language and one of history or geography, plus a good pass (grade 5 or better) in English (Language or Literature) and mathematics.



2017 Data Dashboard

Please click here to view the Exam Results Data Dashboard for 2017.

Contact Details

Alex O’Donnell
Longfield Academy
Main Road

Tel: 01474 700700