GCSE Results 2018

Another pleasing year in terms of GCSE results at BCA which indicates sustained strong performance in many subject areas and improvement in some of our priority areas.

There was an impressive 11% increase in the Basics measure with 33% of students achieving strong passes (Grade 5) in English & Maths.

The Attainment 8 measure is up to 41.65 from 40.6, an increase of a whole grade in students’ average performance. The Progress 8 measure will not be released until October.

The table below shows the % of students securing a standard pass (Grade 4) or higher and a strong pass (grade 5) or higher in English and maths. Also, included is the % of students securing the highest grades (9-7)

Subject 2017 2018
English and maths 4+ 52% 52%
English and maths 5+ 22% 33%
English and Maths 7-9 3% 4%
English 4+ 67% 72%
English 5+ 53% 58%
English 9-7 10% 19%
Maths 4+ 54% 56%
Maths 5+ 23% 37%
Maths 9-7 4% 6%

Once again students performed strongly in many other curriculum areas including in the vocational subjects. The table below shows the % of students securing a Level 2 pass and Distinction/Distinction*

Subject Pass+ Distinction-Distinction*
Creative iMedia 100% 21%
Dance 100% 42%
Health and Social Care 100% 29%
Hospitality 100% 50%
Music 92% 23%
ICT 100% 10%
Engineering 100% 33%
Business Studies 96% 23%
Pe 100% 36%

The academy’s Progress 8 Score will be published in October 2018.