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Wolgarston High School records yet another superb set of GCSE results

Wolgarston High School in Penkridge continues to punch above its weight with yet another strong set of GCSE results. Not only did students achieve fantastic grades, but they did so across a broad range of subject areas.

It is this strength in depth that Head teacher Philip Tapp describes as the key to success; “For many years now we have had consistently good exam results. This is very much down to a combination of dedication from the students alongside expert teaching from our very skilled and experienced departments.”


ENGLISH + MATHS – 72% achieved NEW GRADE 4 (equivalent of C) standard pass or higher)

DOUBLE OR TRIPLE SCIENCES – 75% achieved grades  A*-C


Wolgarston Sixth Form Results Day

Sixth Form students at Wolgarston High School in Penkridge are celebrating their success today with a top-drawer set of results both at A Level and BTEC. This means that once again Wolgarston is looking forward to taking its place at the top table of sixth form providers when the national league tables are published later in the year.

Head Teacher Philip Tapp said, “We are delighted to be celebrating another year with a strong set of results. Our congratulations go to all of the students and teachers for their fantastic hard work and dedication. For several years Wolgarston has been one of the best sixth forms around and we are proud to be able to continue this tradition of success in 2017.

“Our sixth form is going from strength to strength and from this September we are introducing a brand-new wave of courses and are expecting significantly increased numbers of students. If you want to be part of the journey, visit our website www.wolgarston.staffs.sch.uk”


44% of BTEC students (8/18) achieved three distinctions or higher

18% of A Level students (12/67) achieved three As or higher

30% of A Levels were graded at A or A*

Average grade at A Level of B- which is in-line with most independent schools

19% achieved AAB in facilitating subjects at A Level

 42% of students (11/26) gained an A* in Mathematics


We know that life can be frantic, but you want to choose the very best education for yourself and your child. With this in mind we welcome you to join us to see the school in full-flight and to discover what we are doing at Wolgarston that makes us the stand-out choice at GCSE and A Level.

To find out more read our overview booklet , or to request a personal tour of Wolgarston, complete our simple online form and we will call you back at a time to suit you.




Wolgarston High School is part of Penk Valley Academy Trust, a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales, number 11124272

Latest News

January 26, 2018 | Penk Valley Academy Trust Announcement

Penk Valley Federation is already nearly two years old, and now the next step on our journey is to form our Multi-Academy Trust (MAT).


December 12, 2017 | School is Open

Wolgarston will be fully open to all years tomorrow (Wednesday 13 December).





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