Eaton Bank Academy is celebrating record GCSE success, with nearly 20% of all exam results awarded at A or A* grade.
Headteacher Ed O’Neill commented “We are absolutely delighted with our GCSE results, in particular our A and A* grades. Students and staff have worked exceptionally hard to achieve excellent results in all subject areas. I would like to thank the students, their parents, and the staff at Eaton Bank Academy who worked so hard to prepare the students for their exams.”
Grades across the whole curriculum have been strong, with particular success achieved in the highly regarded STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) subjects. The A* – C pass rate for Core Science and Additional Science was an impressive 83% and 73% respectively, whilst an outstanding 100% of students achieved an A* – C pass rate in Further Additional Science. Maths students also achieved top grades, with 73% securing an A* – C pass, and Computer Technology (ICT) students achieved an excellent A*-C pass rate of 71%.
Notable success was also achieved in the Art, Design and Performing Arts Faculty, where over 90% of Music students achieved an A* – C grade, and 80% of Drama students secured the top A* – C grades. Art and Design students also excelled, with 85% achieving an impressive A* – C pass rate, and over 30% securing the top A*/A grade.
Other highlights in the results included a perfect 100% A*- C pass rate in psychology and an impressive 68% pass rate in English.
Mr O’Neill concluded “Our students have achieved a fantastic level of success in what has been yet another excellent academic year for Eaton Bank Academy. As a school we go from strength to strength and our latest results include our highest ever levels of student academic progress. We are confident we will soon be an ‘outstanding’ school and these results are the next and important step on our journey.”
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