Year 11 students achieve record results at Sandwell Academy!

Thu, 25 Aug 2016
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Year 11 students achieve record results at Sandwell Academy!

Sandwell Academy is celebrating its best GCSE outcomes after Year 11 students achieved a record breaking set of GCSE results. One week after the Academy celebrated their best ever A Level results the GCSE outcomes have also broken records for the Academy and the borough.

A record 80% of students achieved English and Maths! 84% of students in Maths achieved an A*-C grade and 22% achieved an A*/A. While in English 81% of students achieved an A*-C grade.

A record 79% of students achieved 5A*-C with English and Maths and 85% of all results were graded A*-C across a range of subjects. Outcomes were especially high in Science, Computing, Spanish, Religious Education, Physical Education, Business, ICT, Art and Drama.

 

A record 38% of students achieved the government backed English Baccalaureate gained by achieving A*-C grades in English, Maths, two Science subjects, Geography or History and a Modern Foreign Language.

93% of students achieved 5 or more A*-C GCSE’s qualifications, with every student achieving success on at least one level 2 course combined with other vocational achievements.

 

Some outstanding individual performances were achieved by a number of talented students who achieved stunning outcomes matching their personal targets. 22 students achieved five A*/A grades including:

Rachael Bradley

11 A*/A grades

Ghayoor Hussain

10 A*/A grades

James Nock

9 A*/A grades

Simran Hayre

9 A*/A grades

Bethany Grice-Hanson

9 A*/A grades

Mohammed Umar

9 A*/A grades

Jessica Hadley

9 A*/A grades

Kramer Chall

9 A*/A grades

Manisha Braich

8 A*/A grades

Vinay Soni

8 A*/A grades

Maddie Hale

7 A*/A grades

Charlotte Crisp

7 A*/A grades

Simon Topper, Headteacher, commented, “I am incredibly proud of our Year 11 students this year who have produced our best ever performance in the headline English and Maths measures. These results have been achieved against a background of significant change and upheaval in the exam system and I pay tribute to each student for the hard work, commitment and resilience they have demonstrated.”

 

Mr Topper also paid tribute to parents and staff at the Academy “I would like to thank the parents for their support and my staff for their professional approach in guiding the children to their individual achievements. The education on offer at Sandwell Academy continues to make a positive difference to young people in the borough and we wish all these students every success and happiness in the years ahead!”

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