Students and facilities at William Brookes School in Much Wenlock, Shropshire

Exam Results

William Brookes School students celebrate another year of excellent results

William Brookes School celebrate A Level Results

Sixth Form students at William Brookes School have seen their hard work rewarded in a strong set of A level results today. 81 A-Level students have secured over a 97% pass rate with 43% of students achieving grades A*-B and 72% A* - C grades.

Head of William Brookes School, Geoff Renwick commented:

“This is another excellent year for our A level results, and I would like to thank our staff and students on the hard work that has led to this great academic success. They have contributed significantly to life at the school and wish them all well in the next stage of their lives, at University or the apprenticeships that they have selected. In just a few weeks’ time we look forward to welcoming our new intake of Sixth Formers from schools across the County.”

Chair of Governors, Catherine Connery added:

“We are absolutely delighted with such superb A level results, which are testament to the hard work of our students and dedicated teachers. This confirms the position of William Brookes School Sixth Form as one of Shropshire’s top schools for A levels, and these excellent results are sure to inspire students coming through the school.”

Individual success stories; Oliver Shires 4A*’s and accepted to Cambridge University to read Mathematics, Charlotte Casteleyn 3A*’s and 1A* in EPQ going to study medicine at UCL. Jade Bruce 1A*, 1A, 1B & 1A* in EPQ, Frank Evans 1A*, 2A’s & 1A* in EPQ, Hannah Broadley 3A’s & 1A in EPQ, Lauren Chettle 1A*, 1A, 1B, Imogen Stonebanks 2A’s, 1B & 1A in EPQ, Jess Nock Distinction*, 1A and 1C.

Previous results

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Year A2 AS
A*-A A*-B A*-C A*-E A-B A-C A-E
2016 17% 42% 69% 97% 35% 57% 85%
2017 25% 44% 68% 97% N/A N/A N/A
2018 18% 43% 72% 97% N/A N/A N/A


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Higher Education Work Based Placement / Apprenticeship Other - Paid Work
Including re-sit students and gap year
2016 74% 18% 8%
2017 71% 27% 2%
2018 65% 30% 5%