GCSE outcomes were strong in many areas in 2017 and a number of subject areas performed better than 2016. This particularly impressive in GCSE English, GCSE English Literature and GCSE maths where students sat the reformed and much more challenging exams. The academy saw improved performance in a number of areas including English Literature, maths, history and French. Students also secured a range of vocational qualifications with record numbers securing the higher grades of merits and distinctions. Please see the table below for a full overview of attainment for 2017.
|Subject||Grades 9—4||Grades 9-5|
|English or English Lit||68%||53%|
Vocational and Technical Qualifications
|Subject||Level 2 Pass or higher|
|Business Studies BTEC||50%|
|Health & Social Care BTEC||90%|
|Product Invest BTEC||92.31%|
The academy’s Progress 8 and Attainment 8 score for 2017 is +0.15.