• “In 2014, students attained their best ever results and this positive trend is set to continue. Targets are ambitious and have proved accurate. There is good leadership capacity for the school to continue to improve.” Ofsted Dec 2014
  • “Homework is set regularly and consistently throughout the school.” Ofsted Dec 2014
  • “Most students are very articulate and able to express and reason well.” Ofsted Dec 2014
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Congleton High School has a proven track record of academic excellence and we are extremely proud of our students and their successes, both in school and beyond. 

In August 2016 our students once again saw great GCSE and A Level results.  At GCSE, almost 400 A*/A grades were achieved, with 52% of students celebrating at least one A*/A.  Provisional results (some papers are to be re-marked) show 82% of students passed English and 67% passed maths, with 64% of students gaining a C grade or above in both subjects. Of the 30 GCSE exam subjects offered, more than half (seventeen subjects) saw over 80% of the results at A*-Cgrade with eleven subjects clebrating A*/A grades of 3o% and above.

At A Level, students once again achieved another set of fantastic results. 24% of all grades awarded were A*/A or Distinction*/Distinction grades - 44% of BTEC results were Distinction*/Distinctions and 17% of all A Level grades were at A*/A. The overall pass rate, students securing A*-E grades,  was 98%.  Many students gained places at the top Russell Group universities to continue their education, whilst others have gone on to successfully gain apprenticeships and other work opportunities.

Our team of outstanding teachers is committed to delivering consistently great lessons; they have high expectations of what students can achieve and aim to provide the experiences, knowledge and skills that will challenge each student, not only to realise their potential but to enjoy the process of learning and to live life to the full. 

  • "Our motto is 'Achieving Success Together' and all around school you will see staff delivering really great lessons or going the extra mile to help students with revision sessions or extra coaching. You will also see students who have high aspirations and are working incredibly hard because they want to achieve their very best."
  • "This is a good school. [Its] work to keep pupils safe and secure is outstanding." Ofsted Dec 2014