Exam Information and Results

GCSE – 2023

Sir John Talbot’s School Celebrates Another Exceptional GCSE Results Day

Sir John Talbot’s School is thrilled to announce yet another year of outstanding success on GCSE results day, with a remarkable emphasis on the unwavering support provided to its students throughout their educational journey.

The school has once again demonstrated its commitment to nurturing the academic and personal growth of its students, as evidenced by this year’s exceptional GCSE results.

Central to Sir John Talbot’s School’s continued success is its focus on student support. From a personalised approach to learning,  to dedicated mentoring programs, the school has gone above and beyond to ensure that every student receives the guidance and assistance they need to thrive. This approach not only promotes academic excellence but also fosters a sense of confidence and resilience among the students.

Headteacher Tim Stonall commented, “We are immensely proud of our students’ achievements on GCSE results day. Our emphasis on providing comprehensive support stems from our belief in holistic education. We understand that success goes beyond grades – it’s about empowering our students with the tools they need to navigate challenges and seize opportunities in the future.  We are particularly proud of some of our students with special educational needs who should be delighted with their outcomes.”

In addition to academic achievement, Sir John Talbot’s School prides itself on creating a nurturing and inclusive environment where students feel valued and supported. Through a combination of excellent teachers who are subject specialists, dedicated pastoral care, and a variety of extracurricular activities, the school ensures that students develop not only academically but also socially and emotionally.  Mrs Parker Head of Year 11 remarked, “It has been a pleasure to lead this year group. They have done so well to overcome adversity. I wish them the very best for their futures.  If they have any issues in their next steps, they must always remember they belong to Sir John Talbot’s School and mustn’t hesitate to contact us if needed.”

As the school community celebrates this year’s remarkable results, it also looks forward to welcoming new students into its supportive and enriching educational environment. The legacy of student success and the commitment to growth continue to be the cornerstones of Sir John Talbot’s School.

For more information about Sir John Talbot’s School and its approach to education plus how to apply for our Sixth Form, please visit sirjohntalbots.co.uk

Notable Achievements

These students represent a selection of individual achievements from our Year 11 group.

Cameron Fisher (2x Grade 9s, 2x Grade 8s, 3x Grade 7s, 2 Grade 6s, 1x Grade 4 and a Distinction in Ancient Greek)

Millie Houghton (4x Grade 9s, 2x Grade 8s, 2x Grade 7s and 1x Grade 6)

Amy Jackson (1x Grade 9, 3x Grade 8s, 3x Grade 7s, 2x Grade 6s)

Connor Littlehales (7x Grade 9s and 2x Grade 8s)

Toby Pryor (who made the most Progress in the Year Group –  2x Grade 6s, 5x Grade 5s, 1x Grade 4 and 1x Grade 3)

Luke White-Culf (3x Grade 9s, 5x Grade 8s and 2x Grade 7s)


A Levels – 2023

Sir John Talbot’s Sixth Form celebrate team effort on results day

Today marks a momentous occasion at Sir John Talbot’s Sixth Form as it celebrates not only remarkable academic achievements but also its steadfast commitment to inclusivity and diversity. On this A-Level results day, students and staff alike are basking in the glory of success, reflecting the school’s dedication to nurturing talents across the spectrum.

Sir John Talbot’s Sixth Form has long been an emblem of academic excellence, and this year’s results have once again underscored its unwavering commitment to fostering an environment where every student thrives. The students have achieved outstanding results across a wide array of subjects, a testament to the exceptional teaching and unwavering support provided by the staff.

More notably, these results signify the triumph of inclusivity. Sir John Talbot’s Sixth Form prides itself on embracing diversity and creating an atmosphere that enables every student to flourish, regardless of background, ability, or circumstances. This inclusivity is not just a buzzword, but a cornerstone of the Sixth Form’s ethos, and the remarkable results achieved by the students exemplify the power of a truly diverse and supportive learning community.

Headteacher, Tim Stonall expressed immense pride in the students’ accomplishments, stating, “Today, we celebrate more than just academic achievements; we celebrate the spirit of togetherness, of collaboration, and of lifting each other up. Our students have demonstrated that with the right environment and determination, anything is possible. These achievements are testament to the hard work of our students, the dedication of our teachers, and the nurturing atmosphere that defines Sir John Talbot’s Sixth Form.”

The success stories from this A-Level results day speak volumes about the school’s holistic approach to education. By fostering an environment of mutual respect, understanding, and support, Sir John Talbot’s Sixth Form has unlocked the potential within each student, regardless of their background or abilities.

As we celebrate this year’s exceptional A-Level results, it is also a time to reaffirm the school’s commitment to providing an empowering education for all. The successes achieved today are a harbinger of even greater accomplishments in the future, reflecting the Sixth Form’s dedication to excellence and inclusivity.

Applications for Sir John Talbot’s Sixth Form are still open for September 2023 start and details can be found on the website sirjohntalbots.co.uk.

Notable achievements:

Andrew Cundiff – A* A A A

Atlanta Hilton – A B B

Katie Thomas – A B B

Matha Williams – A B C

Shaz Zaman – A B C C (core maths)

Sky Mans – B B C C C (core maths)

Callum Littlehales – B C C C


Key Stage 4 and 5 Performance Tables 2022















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