Eaton Bank Academy students have achieved record GCSE results with a fantastic 71% A* to C, or equivalent, pass rate and 25% of all results awarded at the top A or A*grade.
Results across the curriculum were excellent with students achieving the top grades in Maths and English, the first subjects to be marked under the new 1 to 9 GCSE grading system. An impressive 80% of English Language and English Literature students and 78% of Maths students secured a pass at grade 4 or above, which is equivalent to C and above in GCSE grades.
Headteacher Mr O’Neill commented “We are absolutely delighted with our GCSE results; the students and staff have worked exceptionally hard to complete yet another brilliant set of results. Across the whole curriculum we have seen significant numbers of students achieve top A and A* grades, including the new, prestigious grade 9 pass for Maths and English.”
Students performed strongly in all STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) with notable success for the Science Faculty where 83% of students passed Additional Science at A* to C grade, and nearly a quarter of students received the top A* or A pass rate. The A* to C pass rate for Core Science was over 71% and IT students also attained top grades, with an impressive 80% securing an A* – C pass and a quarter achieving the top A* to A grade.
Eaton Bank Academy’s excellent reputation for the Arts continued with 84% of students passing Dance, Drama and Music at A* to C grade. Art and Design students also recorded fantastic results, with 83% of students achieving an A* to C pass, and 42% passing with the top A* or A grade.