Academic Outcomes

Ib results day 2023 4Our Mission - ‘Education is Success’ - is realised as students fulfil their potential and progress to their preferred destination. Year 13 students typically achieve well enough to have a choice of university offers with students progressing to elite universities and courses. Year 11 students consistently make above average levels of progress (+0.43 Progress 8 in 2022), leading to growing numbers progressing to International Baccalaureate programmes in our successful Sixth Form or to competitive courses at other providers. An above average proportion (72% 2023, compared to ~67% nationally) of students achieve standard passes in Maths and English, allowing them to progress to Level 3 courses.  

 

Sixth Form International Baccalaureate Programmes

In 2023, destinations for Year 13 students included Cambridge, Oxford, UCL, Bristol, Nottingham and other Russell Group universities as well as highly competitive apprenticeships.

Year 13 Progression

2019

2020

2021

2022

2023

Oxbridge

1%

3%

5%

1%

3%

Russell Group

41%

41%

47%

26%

33%

Other university

54%

49%

40%

56%

53%

Apprenticeship

1%

0%

2%

3%

3%

Employment

1%

2%

2%

0%

1%

Gap year

2%

5%

4%

14%

8%

 

Results 2022The average score for students in the Diploma Programme has been well above the world average for some years and in 2023, for the first time, it surpassed the average in the UK, where the vast majority of students attend fee-paying schools. Completion rates and progress on our vocational Careers-related programme are well above national and local comparisons, with the most recent average grade an impressive D*DD.

 

 

Year 13 IB and BTEC Outcomes

2019

2020

2021

2022

2023

Average points for students passing the

IB Diploma out of 45 (global average):

32 (30)

36 (31)

36 (33)

36 (32)

35 (30)

Highest diploma points awarded to a candidate:

42

44

44

42

45

Average grade for students passing the

IB Diploma (out of 7):

5.11

5.75

5.68

5.28

5.54

Average grade for students passing the IB CP :

4.32

4.87

4.44

4.5

4.22

BTEC Average Grade

DDD

D*DD

D*DD

D*DD

D*DD

Further information is available here.


Year 11 Outcomes

In 2023, outcomes at Key Stage 4 have broadly returned to levels seen in 2019, following years where assessment and grading has been affected by the pandemic. Given the uneven impact on school and college performance data, the Government has advised that direct comparisons should not be made between the performance data for one school or college and another, or to data from previous years.

Y11 Attainment

2019

2020

2021

2022

2023

Progress 8

+0.36

-

-

+0.44

+0.35

Attainment 8

51.8

57.9

55.7

55.4

52.2

5+ in English and Maths

55%

63%

56%

65%

55%

4+ in English and Maths

71%

80%

73%

78%

72%

Students entered for EBACC

63%

84%

73%

92%

99%

Further information is available here.

Students celebrate results at Westminster Academy

  • 04/10/24 Eid Mubarak to all those celebrating today, in Westminster and around the world! And thank you to the families who contributed to our recent interfaith Iftar - what a great spread and a wonderful evening spent together. pic.twitter.com/cnntvbn34d— Westminster Academy () April 10, 2024
  • 04/8/24 Four Y10 students had the opportunity to visit Jesus College Cambridge before Easter, where they were lucky enough to have a tour around Jesus, learn about how Cambridge University operates and attend an interesting lecture by Dr Goymour on Land Law. Thank you ! pic.twitter.com/iLSycKuBmK— Westminster Academy () April 8, 2024
  • 04/4/24 During the recent British Science Week, students were introduced to chromatography and were invited to solve a mystery using this analytical technique to separate the ink in a pen. The experiment created a rather beautiful effect! pic.twitter.com/aj3R0DDYoZ— Westminster Academy () April 4, 2024
  • 03/28/24 We wanted to end the term with some positive news: WA has been recognised for 'Exceptional Student Outcomes' by the , for being in the top 20% of non-selective schools nationally for attainment in 2023. More below 👇 Have a great holiday! Read more pic.twitter.com/vUKeKLtUEo— Westminster Academy () March 28, 2024
  • 03/28/24 An amazing achievement by our Yr 7. CO-ED, Yr. 7 girls and Yr. 8 girls teams for making it to the playoffs. Outstanding effort and progress. (Honorable mention to our Yr.8 CO-ED team for narrowly missing out by points differential). pic.twitter.com/EeV90PoHej— Westminster Academy Basketball () March 28, 2024
  • 03/28/24 An amazing achievement by our Yr 7. CO-ED, Yr. 7 girls and Yr. 8 girls teams for making it to the playoffs. Outstanding effort and progress. (Honorable mention to our Yr.8 CO-ED team for narrowly missing out by points differential). pic.twitter.com/EeV90PoHej— Westminster Academy Basketball () March 28, 2024
  • 03/28/24 It was great to see Hans & Chris from & listen to their expert reflections - thank you! Mr Law Smith & Ms Ahmed feel privileged to mentor Citizenship PGCE trainee teachers having gone through the IoE programme themselves & continued on to teach & lead on . Read more— Westminster Academy () March 28, 2024
  • 03/28/24 Congratulations to our hardworking Year 7 basketballers - what a great record! We all wish them the best of luck in the playoffs. Read more— Westminster Academy () March 28, 2024
  • 03/26/24 Earlier this month our talk was delivered by Dr Eleni Iacovidou and Mazen Shaheen on what we really know about recycling and waste. It was particularly thought-provoking for our ESS class whose curriculum encompasses environmental issues. Thank you! pic.twitter.com/2uYCnIfRdt— Westminster Academy () March 26, 2024
  • 03/26/24 🌤️ School holidays are around the corner, check out fantastic activities in Westminster or Kensington & Chelsea on Read more. Our City offers a range of activities, new experiences & opportunities. Food 🍲 Games 🎲 Sports 🏅 Arts 🎨 + lots more!🥳 - 🔗Share & repost pic.twitter.com/hJk8f0h0kA— Young Westminster Foundation () March 25, 2024
  • 03/25/24 🌤️ School holidays are around the corner, check out fantastic activities in Westminster or Kensington & Chelsea on Read more. Our City offers a range of activities, new experiences & opportunities. Food 🍲 Games 🎲 Sports 🏅 Arts 🎨 + lots more!🥳 - 🔗Share & repost pic.twitter.com/hJk8f0h0kA— Young Westminster Foundation () March 25, 2024
  • 03/22/24 I am so proud of these Group of girls , they have improved on every aspect of the game. .#Confident -Working well done 👏 pic.twitter.com/esG81Kh3hn— Westminster Academy Basketball () March 21, 2024