Year 11 Students Excel at Sandwell AcademyThu, 23 Aug 2018GCSE Results 2017-18 Sandwell Academy celebrated an excellent set of GCSE outcomes after Year 11 students achieved a fantastic set of results. 68% of students achieved pass grades or better in English and Maths, with 82% achieving a pass in either English Literature or Language. 78% of all results were graded A*-C or the new 9-4 across a range of subjects. Outcomes were especially high in Science, Religious Education, Physical Education, Business, Art and Drama. 34% of students achieved the English Baccalaureate gained by achieving grade 4 or better in English, Mathematics, two Science subjects, Geography or History and a Modern Foreign Language. 86% of students achieved 5 or more GCSE qualifications at grade 9-4 (A*-C), with every student achieving success in 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. Ten of the top grade 9 outcomes were awarded to students and 25 students achieved five A*/A grades or better including: Megan Bate 11 GCSEs at grade A*, A or 7+ Liam Osmani 10 GCSEs at grade A*, A or 7+ Mia Ashfield 9 GCSEs at grade A*, A or 7+ including two at grade 9 Lauren Higgs 9 GCSEs at grade A*, A or 7+ Kaash Patel 9 GCSEs at grade A*, A or 7+ Cherell Hussey 8 GCSEs at grade A*, A or 7+ Caitlin Perkins 8 GCSEs at grade A*, A or 7+ Leah Thompson 8 GCSEs at grade A*, A or 7+ including two at grade 9. Leah achieved full marks for English Literature scoring 160/160 Sian Turbutt 8 GCSEs at grade A*, A or 7+ David Eboye and Olivia Newell both achieved two grade 9’s.