Exam Results

The James Hornsby School is now ranked number 35 out of 97 schools in the whole of Essex!

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Summer 2017

Best results ever!

A fantastic year of the highest grades. Again putting the James Hornsby school as above average and in the top percentile of schools nationally

The release of 2017 GCSE results has demonstrated our very high expectations and aspirations for everyone of our students. We are thrilled at the progress that our students have made and that so many have exceeded their potential.

An excellent 34 top grades of 9-7 were achieved by our students in the new and more demanding English and Maths GCSE.

Our outstanding triple science results are significantly above the national average with our students achieving:

Biology A*-A 78% A*-C 100%

Chemistry A*-A 67% A*-C 100%

Physics A*-A 61 % A*-C 94%

The above students are now on their way to Southend and Westcliff grammars to study A levels.

Top performing subjects:

English 9-4 (A*-C equivalent) 67%
Science A*-C 69%
French A*-C 100%
Spanish A*-C 92%
Religious Education A*-C 85%
Music A*-C 100%
History A*-C 67%
Business Studies A*-C 81%


The James Hornsby Family would like to offer a huge congratulations to all of our hardworking students in Year 11 who fully deserve their success. We also wish to thank parents for their support and our talented and hardworking staff and governing body who have who have all been passionate in their strive for academic excellence.

“It’s like a big family, everyone is there helping eachother to succeed.”
Louise Egleton, Year 10

Pupils are expected to learn well and are set demanding targets. Leaders and teachers make regular assessment checks and provide effective guidance to help them succeed Ofted 2016