Following a very challenging end to the academic year, QEGS Blackburn are delighted to share that following GCSE results day, 94% of our Year 11 pupils have been awarded 9-4 grades.

We are also thrilled to announce that 79% of results were awarded 9-5 grades, with an impressive 43% of results awarded 9-7 grades. 94% of our Year 11s gained at least five grades 9-4 and 42% secured at least five grades 9-7.

In particular, it is pleasing to see our English and Mathematics results from this cohort, with 90.1% pupils passing both English and Mathematics at grade 4 and above. Within these subjects, 97% of our pupils passed English at a grade 4 and above, whist 91% of pupils passed Mathematics at a grade 4 and above. 79% of pupils achieved grade 5 or above in English, with 77% achieving this measure in Mathematics.

Art, Biology, Ethics and Philosophy, Chemistry, Computer Science, Further Mathematics, Geography, Italian, Latin, Music, Physical Education, Physics and Spanish achieved 85% and above in the grade 9-5 measure, with all subjects gaining 85% and above in the grade 9-4 measure.

Art, Computer Science and Geography all achieved above 50% 9-7 grades, with Biology achieving 89%, Chemistry achieving 85%, Further Mathematics achieving 100%, Italian achieving 100% and Physics achieving 77% in this measure.

Mrs CY Gammon, Head at QEGS Blackburn, explained: “We are delighted that the hard work and commitment of our pupils has been rewarded with such excellent results, in what has been a very difficult year.”

“Many of our pupils are returning to QEGS for their Sixth Form education, as it is a familiar and safe environment for them. We also look forward to enrolling external students over the next two days and welcome those who meet the entry requirements to apply. For those pupils in Year 11 who move on to pastures new, we wish them the very best for the next stage of education.”

For more information about our Sixth Form, please telephone 01254 686300 or visit to apply online.