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Exam Results 2017

“Overall outcomes achieved by pupils have improved rapidly… pupils achievement is now very good.”

“The progress made by pupils in English and maths by the end of Key Stage 4 is exceptional.”

(Ofsted, 2016)
 

As a result of high quality teaching, learning and assessment across the curriculum, the academy consistently achieves excellent GCSE results.

2016 Validated Results % Basics (Grade C in both English & Mathematics) Attainment 8 Score Progress 8 Score
N/A (government measures 58% 48 0.37

 

To compare us with other local schools and academies, please visit www.compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk

The academy’s results in English and mathematics remained strong in 2017 with 53% of students achieving Grade 4 in both subject areas. There was a three percentage point increase in the number of students achieving the Government’s EBacc measure. High grades were also common, with a large number of students achieving the new Grade 9 results in English and/or mathematics. The new Grade 9 is the equivalent of a very high A*.

These students include:

  • Ebony Geddes – achieved Grade 8 in English Language, Grade 9 in English Literature, Grade 7 in mathematics, 5A* grades and 2 A grades.
  • Travis Halladay – achieved Grade 9 in English Language and English Literature, Grade 7 in mathematics, 3A* grades and 4 A grades.
  • Oliver Underwood – achieved Grade 7 in English Language, Grade 9 in English Literature, Grade 9 in mathematics, 7A* grades and 1 A grade.
  • Harry Van Leeuwen – achieved Grade 9 in English Language, Grade 8 in English Literature, Grade 8 in mathematics, 5A* grades and 3 A grades.

Value Added indicators have consistently placed the academy in the top 25% of secondary schools nationally and, based on our most recent GCSE results, we anticipate that this will remain the case in 2017. This clearly demonstrates the success of our innovative curriculum and represents the high levels of progress that our students make in a wide range of subject areas.

All of our Year 11 students successfully entered further education, employment or training. We congratulate them on their achievements and look forward to ensuring that all our future students realise their full potential.

 

Click To View The Examination Results From 2016


Our students have attained above the national average for 5A* – C grades, including English and Mathematics since the academy opened in January 2014.

2014 2015 2016
% 5A* – C grades including English & Mathematics 54% 57% N/A
(new government measures)

The academy’s results in English and Mathematics remained strong in 2016 with 58% of students achieving C+ grades in both subject areas. High grades were also common, with a quarter achieving three or more A*/A grades. A fifth of students achieved the full EBacc Award, a rise of six percentage points from last year.

Outstanding individual success stories included:

  • Abdu-Allah Awad – 6A* and 6A grades
  • Jodie Donovan – 5A* and 4A grades
  • Shannon Clack – 4A* and 5A grades
  • Megan Murray – 3A* and 6A grades
  • Kiaya Jones – 2A* and 9A grades

Value Added indicators have consistently placed the academy in the top 20% of secondary schools nationally. We currently have the highest Progress 8 result of any mainstream academy in Great Yarmouth and came 6th out of 102 secondary academies in the Norfolk area. This clearly demonstrates the success of our innovative curriculum and represents the high levels of progress that our students make in a wide range of subject areas.

All our Year 11 students successfully enter further education, employment or training. We congratulate them on their achievements and look forward to ensuring that all our future students realise their full potential.

Click the link below to access the DFE School Performance Tables:

www.compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk/school/140364

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