Bristol Brunel Academy
Bristol Brunel Academy enjoyed another year of improved outcomes with 56% of students achieving English and Maths at grades 9 to 4 and 32% of students gaining English and Maths at grades 9 to 5. Progress measures across the board are strong, this demonstrates that the full range of subjects on offer throughout the broad curriculum at the academy have all performed well.
Jon Jones, Principal said, “Students and staff have worked incredibly hard together over the past 5 years to achieve these outcomes. The scale of the academy enables us to offer a broad curriculum and a range of subjects for students to complete. I feel incredibly proud of what has been achieved and am excited about the next steps these young people will take in their careers.. I look forward to welcoming many of our students back to the CLF Post 16 provision in September. I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our parents and carers for their support over their five years with us.”
John Cabot Academy
The students at John Cabot Academy always achieve good grades. This year 70% achieved a grade 4 or above in English and Maths. And 43% achieved a grade 5 in both subjects. This demonstrates the consistently excellent education students receive at John Cabot. It also brings to a close a successful year for the Academy, which was judged to be ‘Good’ by Ofsted in November.
Kate Willis, Associate Principal said, ‘I am incredibly proud of our students for their excellent exam results. They have been rewarded for their hard work and the maturity with which they approached their exams. I want to take this opportunity to thank all the teachers and staff that have supported and guided them so ably to enable our students to reach their potential, and thank parents and carers for their support for our academy, one another and their children over the last five years.’
Broadoak Academy is celebrating another year is which progress has risen. With English at 73% and Maths at 60%, the academy has seen an increase in the number of top grades in core subjects as well as an uplift in attainment across a wide range of subjects notably Physics, Biology and Chemistry, PE, Technology, Food Preparation and Nutrition, Media Studies, Business Studies and Computing.
Kathleen McGillycuddy, Principal said, “Our young people should be incredibly proud of their achievements. They have worked really hard, guided by the team here, and shown what they are capable of. These results mark another step in our journey of improvement and we look forward to building on this success in the coming year as part of the wider Cabot Learning Federation.”
City Academy Bristol
City Academy Bristol students have achieved another impressive and improving set of results in the year that the academy was judged “Good” in all areas by Ofsted. 46% of students achieved grade 4 or above in both English and Maths, with Maths progress set to be above the national average again.
A number of individual students achieved highly. Ikal Warsame achieved an excellent four grade 9s in Maths, Combined Science and Photography, as well as a grade 8 in Computer Science and a grade 7 in English Literature and Religous Studies. Jady Sow Thior acheived an A* in Spanish last year but has then gone on to gain a grade 9 in Religious Studies, grade 8 in Combined Science and four grade 7s in Business, English Language, English Literature and Geography.
Principal, Jon Angell, commented, “Congratulations to all students’ receiving results today at City Academy. They have worked incredibly hard and have done themselves proud. I’d like to thank the staff for their commitment to our students and to thank the parents for their support over the last five years.”
Bristol Metropolitan Academy
Bristol Metropolitan Academy is celebrating our best results ever.
Principal Cameron Shaw said; “As the new GCSEs continue to embed we are extremely pleased that we have been able to make significant improvements on our previous strong outcomes. 67% of our students left with good passes in both English and Mathematics along with a suite of other subjects. This is an increase of 10% on our previous best. I am delighted that students at Bristol Met have achieved highly, opening up a range of opportunities for the future. Supporting our students through this period of their lives has been a challenge met handsomely by our staff and ably supported by our parent and carer body. Our students must be congratulated for their excellent outcomes, and our wider school community can also take great pride in their achievements, as well as those of their friends across the Cabot Learning Federation.”
Hans Price Academy
We are delighted to report that Hans Price Academy students have achieved the best grades in the school’s history.
62% of students achieved the standard pass benchmark of a 9-4 grade in both English and Maths and 41% of students achieved the strong pass benchmark of 9-5.
This year 65% of all grades awarded at Hans Price were at grades 9-4 (Standard Pass) with nearly 20% of those being at grades 9-7%.
We are expecting positive progress for the third consecutive year and we are excited to report that for the vast majority of our students they have secured the grades they need to progress on to their first-choice course offer at Post 16.
Tony Searle, Principal said, “This is the first year in the history of any school on this site that more than 60% of students have met the government threshold for GCSE qualifications including English and maths. This represents an increase of 8 percentage points on our previous record high. The fantastic work ethic of the staff and students at HPA along with our culture of Ready to Learn have contributed significantly to this success. It’s great to be able to celebrate these results in a year when we are oversubscribed into Year 7 for the first time! We are looking forward to doing even greater things over the coming year.
Hanham Woods Academy
Following significantly improved results last year, this years’ Year 11 students have produced another set of encouraging results with around a third of students gaining grade 9-5 in both maths and English. We have seen further improvements in Maths, Chemistry, Geography and in vocational subjects such as BTEC Health and Social Care and BTEC Sport.
Many students overcame challenging academic and personal issues to achieve the results they have and amongst our top performing students are:
Zoe Chen Phillips 9, 8, 8, 7, 7, 7, 7, 7, 6
Isabella Chick 9, 9, 9, 9, 8, 7, 7, 7, 6
Myckenzie Davies 9, 9, 8, 8, 7, 7, 7, 7, 7
Isabelle Hempstead 8, 8, 7, 7, 7, 7, 6, 6, Level 2 Distinction *
Shelbie Parker-Smith 9, 9, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 7, 6
Ben Snape-Johnson 8, 8, 8, 7, ,7, 7, 6, 6
Brandon Yuseri 8, 8, 7, 7, 6, 6, 6, Level 2 Distinction
Thomas Nichols 8, 8, 7, 7, 7, 7, 6, 6, 6
Steve Kneller, Principal said, ‘I am delighted for the students who have been rewarded for their effort and dedication. These results will allow them to access the next steps of their educational journey. I would also like to thank the staff for their hard work and for the ongoing support of parents and carers.’
King’s Oak Academy
Congratulations to our cohort of 2019. As a group 52% of students gained English and Maths at 9-4 and 33% of students gained English and Maths at 9-5. As individuals we have had a number of students who have produced fantastic results and are worthy of special mention. Jenna Hale, Libby Carter, Razvir Khan and Mason Macrae all gained the highest GCSE grades across their subjects. Students also scored 9s across a number of subjects and they include: Tim Williams in Design and Technology, Jenna Hale in Maths, Sofia Kamgang in French and Razvir Khan in both chemistry and physics
Richard Clutterbuck, Principal said, “Thank you to all students, staff and parents for their hard work in getting our King’s Oak students to the end of their GCSEs and ensuring that they are ready to move on to the next steps in the education.”
Digitech Studio School
Following the really impressive Post 16 results last week our Year 11 students have performed well with some great individual successes.
Unlike mainstream schools, as a Studio School, Digitech has a specialised curriculum making comparison more difficult. However 61% of pupils secured passes in English and 53% in maths.
Individual successes include:
Karol Leja with six grade 9’s and Hazel Campbell with four grade 9’s.
Lis Jolley, Principal said, “We are equally proud of students who have overcome challenges and secured grades that will allow them to move on to the next stage of their education or apprenticeship. I would like to thank students, staff and families for their hard work and commitment.”