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Exam Overview


In 2019 the examination results were yet again some of the best results the school has ever achieved. 

At GCSE, attainment 8 is a really important measure because it tells you how well students performed across 8 subjects, including English and Maths. We saw an improvement in our attainment 8 figure again this year, 52.7, as you can see this is well above national (46.7). With the strong performance across 8 subjects our performance 8 measure is a positive 0.09. It is also important to note that we are 5% above national for the proportion of top grades awarded.

The basics measure is the percentage of students achieving Level 4 (standard) or 5 (strong) in both English and Maths. 76% of students achieved basics standard (national 65%) and 47% basics strong (national 43%). 

99% of Year 11 students have remained in education or employment with training.

GCSE Results 2019

A Level

We were really pleased with our A Level results as we have been focussing on the sixth form.

At A Level, it’s important to look at the APS per entry as this gives more of an idea of the quality of grades in general.  Ours increased significantly this year (34.5) and as you can see is comfortably above national (32.12).

A Level Results 2019


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- 30 Jun
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@MonksWalkSch - 30 Jun
Attention J year leavers. If you haven't collected your GCSE certificates yet, please pop into reception with ID and collect them before the end of term.
@MonksWalkSch - 30 Jun
Please discuss the music tour letter with your child if you have not done so already. It is a fantastic opportunity and currently there are still some places available. Expression of interest slips are due back tomorrow.
@MonksWalkSch - 30 Jun
Well done to all the performers for an incredible Summer Concert last night. The standard was incredible, an amazing evening! Thank you to all who came to watch and who also filled out lovely feedback cards which will be issued to the performers.
@MonksWalkSch - 29 Jun
We're having another nearly new uniform sale this weekend, 2-3pm on Saturday in A block. Please donate any uniforms you no longer need in the boxes at the front of the school and come along to the sale and snag yourself some bargains for your child to grow into next year.
@MonksWalkSch - 28 Jun
Last chance to get your tickets for this event tomorrow - we've now also secured Stephen Mathes as a special guest artist and if you heard his previous performances over the last couple of years you'll know you're in for a treat!
@MonksWalkSch - 24 Jun
Well done to K Year throughout your GCSE exams, you have really impressed us all! If you have any items of clean uniform you would like to donate, please drop them off into the box at the front of school during school hours. Thank you, Miss Chilton
@MonksWalkSch - 24 Jun
A date for your diaries next week if you've not already got tickets. It's our summer concert, finally back in person after a couple of years as an online event. We'd love to see as many people there as possible, so grab a ticket while they're still available!
@MonksWalkSch - 16 Jun
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@MonksWalkSch - 16 Jun
Parents/Carers of Instrumental Students If your child currently receives Remission of Fees for instrumental/Composition/Vocal lessons at the school please be aware that Hertfordshire Music Service have made some changes to the scheme and it is now essential that you reapply.
@MonksWalkSch - 15 Jun
Please note this is for parents of children currently studying at MWS, thanks
@MonksWalkSch - 15 Jun
Hi all. We're running our annual parent survey so if there's anything you thing we did great at, or something you think we can still improve on, we'd love to hear your views: Survey Link:
@MonksWalkSch - 9 Jun
We're having another nearly new uniform sale on 2nd July. For more details see our Facebook post:
@MonksWalkSch - 2 Jun
We'd just like to say a massive Happy Platinum Jubilee to you all, but of course especially to HRH Queen Elizabeth II who has been a wonderful example of the good that can be done when we dedicate ourselves to the service of our neighbours, our communities and our country.
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- 2 Jun
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@MonksWalkSch - 10 May
Caitlin Wornham was part of the Keysoe Riding club team at the winter national champs recently and we are pleased to announce they were the champions! Well done Caitlin and everyone else involved with the team!
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WGC Central Library
- 5 May
Need somewhere to sit and study, with the best views in ?* Space is available on a first-come-first-serve basis. Free WiFi is available all day. *we may be a little biased 😉
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Mid Herts Centre for Music & Arts
- 5 May
A great opportunity to play and learn about Jazz with special guests from as well ps. Singers welcome too 😊
@MonksWalkSch - 3 May
Thanks for letting us know - I've forwarded this on to our Heads of Year to drop a reminder into an assembly in the near future about littering. Hopefully it wasn't any of ours anyway though!
@MonksWalkSch - 3 May
We have recently planted a tree in as part of the Queen's platinum jubilee "Queen's Green Canopy" planting drive this year. It's a lovely field maple and it will be visible to anyone driving down to the lower car park or the swimming pool area.