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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.  The school's examination results have shown a consistent improvement over the years and are continually above the national average.

A link to our performance tables can be found here.

Value Added 2014 - Vocational - Third best school nationally
Value Added 2015 - Shirley High School was 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: Schools Week

Value Added 2016 – Shirley High School has been placed 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 from 2014 to 2016)

Value Added 2017 – ALPs Certificate of Outstanding Progress (Top 25% 3 Yr T-Score 2015-1017)

GCSE Results 2018

  • 7% Students Achieved 5x9-7
  • 54% Students achieved 5 x 9-4 (English 70% Maths 56%)
  • 98.3% Students achieved level 1 (5+ 9-1) 

Post 16 Results 2018

  • A’Level: 76% A*-C; 100% Pass
  • BTEC Ext. Diploma: 85% Dist*/Dist; 100% Pass

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.