Students and staff at The Victory Academy are celebrating strong GCSE results again this year – higher than last year’s in every key category.
There was a seven percentage point rise from last year in the proportion of students who achieved a Grade 4 or better in English and in maths and a five percentage point increase on 2018 in the proportion who were awarded a Grade 5 or better (defined as a strong pass) in both subjects. In English alone at Grade 4 or better, there was a 13 percentage point increase and in maths there was a two percentage point jump. Well over a third of students achieved a Grade 5 in each of the two main subjects. Some 61% of students achieved a Grade 4 or better in all qualifications, with 44% of them achieving a strong pass (Grade 5 and above) in all qualifications.
Students also achieved well in Performing Arts and achieved excellent results in Art, Sport, and Finance. These results demonstrate the high quality of the curriculum enrichment opportunities for students in both the Arts and Sport on which The Victory Academy prides itself.
One of the star performers was Lucy Martin, who achieved fantastic results – a Grade 9 in Maths, five Grade 8s and four Grade 7s. Lucy will be staying at The Victory Academy for sixth form, studying A levels in Maths, Biology, and Chemistry.
Other standout performers include:
These GCSE results come just after the school’s highly successful A Level results last week which showed exceptional progress for their sixth form students.
Mandy Gage, Executive Principal at The Victory Academy, said:
“We are so pleased for our students who have again this year done so well and achieved such great grades, which are significant improvement on each of the key measures. It demonstrates how The Victory Academy continues to be a school on the up. The students’ hard work has really paid off, and I would like to pay tribute to the staff and families who have been so supportive. We are all thrilled to see them take their next steps in their educational careers.”