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Achievement
Motto
Shirley High's motto is "Striving for Excellence" and we strive to be excellent and achieve in everything we do.
Notable Achievements’
Shirley High School has a long tradition of excellent achievement. Croydon Council even awarded Shirley High the "Secondary School of the Year Award 2011"
Value Added 2014 - Vocational - third best school nationally (click on link for details)

Value Added 2015 - Shirley High School has been placed second in the country in the DfE Government league tables for Post-16 vocational progression – You can view the Schools week report on Post-16 performance:
alue Added 2016 – Shirley High School has been place top school in the country in the DfE Government league tables for Post-16 applied general progression (the only school to appear in the top 5 from2014 to 2016 http://schoolsweek.co.uk/gcse-results-see-disadvantaged-schools-making-the-grade/
EXAMINATION ACHIEVEMENTS 2017
Post 16 students
All students that applied secured their first choice University

A level
83% A*-C
98% A*-D
99.5% Pass Rate
BTEC Level 3 Extended Diplomas
49% Distinction*
84% Distinction* - Distinction
98% Distinction* - Merit
100% Pass rate
Year 11 students
9 to 8 inc A* grades 88 = 5.6%
9 to 7 inc A*-A grades 225 = 14%
9 to 5 inc A*-B grades 555 = 35%
9 to 4 inc A*-C grades 923 = 58%
8% Students achieved 5 x A*-A
56% Students achieved 5 x A*-C
97.5% Students achieved 5 x A*-G
The school places great emphasis on high academic achievement
Please feel free to have a read through our latest OFSTED REPORT . Also, if you have a moment, please have a look at our recent EXAM RESULTS, you will see that we consistently achieve outstanding results.
Celebration Of Success
Please click here to see the programme from our 2017 Celebration of Success evening.
Please click here to see the programme from our 2016 Celebration of Success evening.
Please click here to see the programme from our 2015 Celebration of Success evening.
Please click here to see the programme from our 2014 Celebration of Success evening.
RELATED LINKS
Exams
Ofsted
Jack Petchey Award

Shirley High School is a company limited by guarantee and registered in England and Wales. Company No.7837778, Registered Office: Shirley High School, Shirley Church Road, Croydon, CR0 5EF, Tel: 020 8656 9755 - Fax: 020 8654 8507 - Email: Office@shirley.croydon.sch.uk