Year 11 students excel at Sandwell Academy!

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
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Year 11 students excel at Sandwell Academy!

Sandwell Academy is celebrating an excellent set of GCSE outcomes after Year 11 students achieved a fantastic set of GCSE results.

66% of students achieved pass grades or better in English and Maths, with 83% achieving a pass in either English Literature or Language.

85% of all results were graded A*-C (4) across a range of subjects. Outcomes were especially high in Science, Computing, Music, Religious Education, Physical Education, Business, Catering, ICT, Art and Drama.

37% of students achieved the English Baccalaureate gained by achieving A*-C (4) grades in English, Maths, two Science subjects, Geography or History and a Modern Foreign Language.

Nearly 90% 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. 29 students achieved five A*/A grades or better including:

Finley Mascall

11 A*/A grades

Junayd Ali

11 A*/A grades

Lorna Bennison

11 A*/A grades

Sanju Thomas

9 A*/A grades

Molly Barton

9 A*/A grades

Lauren Hartley

9 A*/A grades

Aneel Sidhu

8 A*/A grades

Grace Turner

8A*/A grades

Joe Jordan

8 A*/A grades

Lauren Parchment

8 A*/A grades

Simon Topper, Headteacher, commented, “I am extremely proud of our Year 11 students this year who have produced an excellent set of results against a background of significant change and upheaval in the exam system and I pay tribute to them all for the hard work, commitment and resilience they have demonstrated.”

Mr Topper also expressed his thanks to parents and staff at the Academy “I would like to thank the parents for their support and my staff for their positive approach in guiding the children to their individual achievements. The education on offer at Sandwell Academy continues to add value for young people in Sandwell and I look forward to these students making a positive difference to society in the years ahead.”

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