#GCSE Results in Milton Keynes
How did Milton Keynes do?
Following on from our A-Level Results Report @
GCSE News 2015
Milton Keynes Academy students were today celebrating their GCSE results as they opened envelopes containing their grades. Much is changing for 16 year olds, with the nature of GCSEs and the way in which schools are measured on their performance altering significantly this year.
The Academy is embracing these changes, where now every grade for every student matters, an approach the Academy has always adopted. In this new environment, students at the Academy performed better than ever before with large numbers achieving or exceeding their target grade.
One student, Rachel, was particularly delighted when she opened her results, to see she had achieved 9 A*s.
“I am delighted!”, Rachel said. “It has been hard work, but it is all been worth it. I am now looking forward even more to starting my A Levels at the Academy in September”.
There was also twin delight for Victoria, Sarah, Fabia and Tilly who were understandably thrilled with their results, amassing 29 A* to B grades between the 4 of them.
Dara Carroll, Principal of the Academy, commented “I am delighted with the attainment of students this year on their GCSEs”.
Denbigh School “extremely pleased” with results!
In a year when top grades tumble, Denbigh is celebrating an outstanding set of GCSE results, with a significant improvement on last year. 74 per cent of students achieved 5 or more A*-C grades including English and Maths, with almost a quarter of all grades achieved being at A* and A grade, in a year where nationally the top grades plummeted, amidst continued examination volatility.
There were some stunning individual performances, with the top ten students each securing the equivalent of thirteen A*s!
Alana, 16, scored a stunning 13 A*s in her GCSEs today and will be going on to study chemistry, biology, English and sociology at A-level.
Another star pupil, also 16 achieved 6A*s, 4 As and a C. He will be studying chemistry, biology and maths at A-level as he tries to fulfill his dream of being a doctor.
Great news for Ousedale: 70 per cent of Ousedale achieve A*-C in English and maths!
“Almost one-third of the cohort have achieved three or more A/A* grades,
with 43 students achieving at least eight A/A* grades.
Sue Carbert, the school’s headteacher, said: “We would like to commend all of our students on their results. They are a testimony to the hard work that they and their teachers have put in over the last two years combined with the excellent support from parents.
“We look forward to welcoming many of our students into our sixth form and wish all of our students success in their chosen pathways.”
The following were among the school’s top performers:”
Izzi (11 A*) Martha (11 A*) Katie (10 A*, 1 A) James (10 A*, 1 A) Drew (10 A*, 1 A) Kiron (8 A*, 3 A) Alex (8 A*, 3 A,)
Lydia (8 A*, 2 A)
Shenley Brook End School
Shenley Brook End School on the league tables shows:
71 % passed with Five good GCSEs or equivalents (See Links At the bottom of this feature)
The school has achieved the best ever improvements to outcomes for students with 53 per cent of students achieving 5 x A*- C grades including English and Maths.
Headteacher Nabil Chabaan said: “Our results demonstrate a significant improvement in mathematics results which are now performing in-line with continued outstanding outcomes from English.”
Students have performed well across all subject areas with the following students performing especially well in their GCSE subjects:
Laura : 11 A* and 1 A grade – The schools best achiever to date
Usama : 9 A*, 1 A, 2 x B grades.
Amy : 8 A*, 3 x B grades.
Jessie : 4 A*, 6 x B grades.
John : 1 A*, 10 x A grade.
Mr Chabaan said: “The school are extremely proud of the effort and achievements of all Year 11 students and the support the teachers have provided to ensure such a good set of results.”
Webber Independent School
The Webber Independent School celebrates 28% increase in A* grades!
“The School says it’s delighted with its high achieving pupils as they celebrate GCSE results today.
With 82 % of students achieving at least five A*- C grades, and 71 % getting at least five A*- C grades in English and maths, the school posted a very impressive set of results.
The school also saw a 28 % rise in the number of A* achieved, with 34.6 per cent of pupils achieving at least one A* grade.
Lola, 16 who achieved 11A* and 1A said: “I’m so pleased with my results. I worked so hard – so it’s great to see the hard work paid off in the end.”
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Oakgrove Celebrates another Impressive Year of GCSE Results.
“Today Oakgrove School is celebrating another successful year of GCSE results with 67% of students gaining five A* – C GCSE passes including English and Mathematics based on first entry – an increase of 5% on last year.
81% of students made three levels progress in English and 79% in Maths.
Top performers include Daniel Castle and Summer-Louise Crofts who achieved A* and A grades across the board for all their 11 GCSE examinations. Both Emily Brewer and Thomas Smith achieved all A* and A grades for their 10 GCSE examinations.
Headteacher, Ian Tett, said the results were an excellent achievement: “Yet again our students have achieved some impressive results. It is great to see so many students having performed so well across such a wide range of subjects.”
Another Set of Great GCSE Results Round off a Summer of Success for Hazeley
” Thanks to the hard work and effort of students, staff, parents and governors and following record IB results and A level results we are delighted to report another great set of GCSE results.
In a similar way to the league topping results last year, over 70% of students ending Y11 at Hazeley do so with top A*-C grades in both English and Maths. The number achieving 5A*-C including English and Maths is again in the high 60’s.
These headlines have been built upon record English results in which over 80% gained A*-C grades. Other notably high performing subjects include Geography, ICT, Spanish, English Literature, Philosophy and Ethics, Citizenship, Media, Additional Science, Physics, Chemistry and Biology, all of which had between 70-100% of the students gaining A*-C grades
As always there have been some exceptional individual results such as Amanda Suzuki, Annabel Dimmock, Georgia Bartlett, Sachin Patel, Giorgio Ragozzino, Khalid Alaghbar ,Elizbah Hidayat, Daniella Lima and Rachel Pears,
who all gained in excess of 8A/A*s.
Miss Price parent of Harrison Price spoke of the results:
“My son joined Hazeley near the bottom of the national curriculum levels, he leaves today with the qualifications that he needs to become an engineer, I am so proud of him and grateful to the academy”.
“It is a privilege to be part of the Hazeley team as we enter our 10th year with what looks to be our most successful ever summer series of exams. The staff are very much looking forward to working with many of these fabulous young people as they make their transition into KS5. I am confident that the students will also be looking forward to taking advantage of our refurbished 6th Form block and benefiting from the perfect balance of experience and enthusiasm offered by the 6th Form team.
2015-16 promises to be a vintage year at Hazeley”
Mr Nelson, Principal
GCSE Results Day 2015: 48% of students at Walton High achieved A* or A grades at GCSE.
“Forty-eight per cent of students achieved an A*/A grade or Distinction* in their GCSEs and BTEC qualifications with 96 students gaining these highest grades in eight or more subjects.
The majority of students achieved an A*-C in English and Maths and over 70 per cent of entries attained A*-C in GCSE Art and Design, Biology, Business Studies, Chemistry, English Language, English Literature, Philosophy and Ethics, Physics and Textiles.
Among the many outstanding individual performances were:
Lucy with 12 A* grades, one A grade and two distinction star grades,
Executive Principal, Michelle Currie, said: “We are very proud of all our students’ achievements whether these are in the exam hall, on the sports field or the stage. To meet the challenges of a rapidly changing world, young people need a rounded education if they are to flourish. Providing an enriched education is what Walton High prides itself on, and we are delighted that so many students are choosing to continue their studies here at Post-16”.
The school is celebrating some outstanding individual achievements as well as overall improvement in most subjects.
Overall, 45 per cent of students got 5 or more A*-Cs (including English and maths), which is a four per cent rise from last year. While 16 per cent of students gained an A or A* in English, almost double last year’s figure.
Chris Williams, the school’s principal, said: “There is still much work to be done, but these are encouraging results – congratulations to students for going the extra mile!”
GCSE results day 2015: Bridge Academy’s results “skyrocket”
“The Alternative Provision Academy, which supports those at risk of exclusion from local mainstream education, saw results skyrocket with 85% of those entered for GCSE English and mathematics gaining a pass in both subjects.
Dr Neil Barrett, Executive Principal of Bridge Academy, praised students for their hard work and success and staff for their efforts in supporting students to achieve such outstanding results.
There was almost a five-fold increase in those achieving five or more GCSE passes compared with 2014.
It has been a very successful period for the Bridge Academy, as it was judged as “good” in all categories by OfSTED in July 2015″.
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SCHOOLS GUIDE: Best secondary schools in Milton Keynes revealed
Ousedale School in Newport Pagnell has been rated the number one secondary school in Milton Keynes by review website, schoolguide.co.uk.
Ousedale was rated ‘good’ by Ofsted in it’s last inspection and 65 per cent of students achieved five A*-C GCSE grades – 12 per cent above the national average.
The website allows parents to review their children’s school and compare against others locally with a maximum five star rating. School Guide compiles information published by official sources such as the Department of Education and Ofsted and establishes a unique score for each school, based on key statistics. These include Ofsted reports, GCSE and A Level performance data, and the pupil to teacher ratio.
The top secondary schools in Milton Keynes according to the website are as follows:
1) Ousedale School
2) Oakgrove School
3) Shenley Brook End School
4) The Hazeley Academy
5) Denbigh School