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Students and staff at Padgate Academy are celebrating record breaking GCSE results. The hard work of a tremendous group of students, the dedication of the whole staff and the support of parents has produced in an outstanding improvement in results.
Improvements have been made in the 9-4 pass rate in all but 2 subject areas including Biology (39% increase), Spanish (30% increase), Art (25% increase), Computer Science (25% increase), Design (18% increase), Geography (13% increase), Physics (13% increase), Mathematics (10% increase).
Further improvements have been made in the 9-5 pass rate including Physics (40% increase) Spanish (33% increase), Art (27% increase), Biology (29% increase), Chemistry (26% increase), Design (22% increase).
In addition we are delighted to see an increase in the 9-7 pass rate in all but 4 subject areas including Physics (38% increase), Chemistry (30% increase), Biology (25% increase), Religious studies (22% increase), Art (16% increase), Music (13% increase).
Finally the percentage of students achieving a grade 9-4 in both English and Mathematics has increased by over 10%.
Among the many individual successes are:
Principal, Mrs Misia Barclay, said: “Today has been a celebration of 5 years of hard work, tenacity and teamwork between school, students and Parents. Every student has risen to the challenges of the new style GCSE examinations with many of them exceeding their target grades. These results for us mark the start of a new era at Padgate and I am so pleased that our students leave us today ready to embark on the next stage of further education, apprenticeships or employment. On behalf of all the staff here at Padgate, I wish them every success!”