05 September 2018

Partnership celebrates GCSE results success

The Arthur Terry Learning Partnership (ATLP) is starting the new academic year by celebrating another set of impressive GCSE results this summer.

Staff and students at Arthur Terry, Coleshill and John Willmott and Stockland Green schools, are celebrating improved GCSE results, with record numbers of students gaining ‘strong’ GCSE passes including Maths and English.

Richard Gill, CEO of the ATLP, said:

We are absolutely delighted with these achievements and are proud of all our staff and students. These new style GCSEs are more demanding than their predecessors and we are thrilled to see improvements across the partnership, including some record-breaking figures and best ever results.

The results are testament to the hard work and dedication of teachers and students. Our schools are improving because of quality teaching and learning and student performance. We must also thank our communities for supporting us in achieving this success.”

Neil Warner, ATLP’s executive headteacher (secondary) said:

Coupled with more successful A-Level results, I’m pleased to say that we are in a strong position locally and nationally and we will keep building on this excellence to give our students the best possible education.”

The results

Arthur Terry School in the country’s top performing mixed comprehensive schools again

More than 80% of its students achieved a grade 4 in English and Maths. In addition, over 61% of students gained a grade 5 ‘strong pass’ which is well above the expected national average. Over a quarter of entries were graded at 7 or above, with over 70 being at the very top grade 9.

Associate headteacher Samantha Kibble said:

Yet again, our students have made us and their families proud with their phenomenal achievements”. We are indebted to our staff, governors and parents, who consistently work together to achieve the very best outcomes for our young people. These results will give our students the very best chance to succeed in the next stage of their lives, and we wish them all the very best.”

Best ever results for Stockland Green School

Stockland Green School are delighted to announce another excellent set of GCSE results. Almost half of students achieved a Good Pass (5+) in both English and Mathematics, which is a significant improvement, with over 60% of students achieving the expected pass grade of (4+).

In addition to these positive headline figures, the school is also happy to announce that the majority of subjects have increased their pass rates for both (4+) and (5+). This success across the curriculum has culminated in a rise in overall academic attainment figures.

Marie George, Headteacher, said:

We are absolutely delighted with our exam results and they have been achieved through hard work and commitment of students, their families, staff, governors and the wider Arthur Terry Learning Learning Partnership. I am exceptionally proud of all, but especially my staff and students who really do deserve this success. Today is a great day and we will enjoy celebrating with our students who we wish all the best as they move on to the next stage of their education’.

Coleshill School celebrates record-breaking results

Staff and students at Coleshill School are celebrating their best ever GCSE results. Achievement in English and Mathematics is the highest the school has ever achieved, including in the government’s new tougher measure of the Grade 5 ‘Good Pass’ which almost half of all students (49%) achieved in both English and Mathematics. The number of students achieving a Grade 4 ‘Standard Pass’ in both subjects also rose to 66%.

Staff were therefore delighted to see that grades achieved in a range of subjects were impressive. 60% of students studying History achieving a Grade 5. In Science, the number of students achieving a Grade 5 in two good sciences rose to 51%, which, along with 64% of students achieving Grade 4+, represents a significant achievement.

Staff were also delighted to see an increase in the number of students achieving top grades with 17% of students achieving Grade 7 or above in Mathematics and 19% in English. Over 40% achieved this standard in Biology and Chemistry, whilst an impressive 25% achieved top grades in Computing. Students studying BTEC subjects also achieved the highest grades, with 40% achieving Distinctions in Sport.

Headteacher Ian Smith-Childs said:

The record results in both English and Mathematics, coupled with such good results across a range of subjects, give our students the foundations for their futures. These students have worked incredibly hard and deserve the success that these results represent.”

John Willmott School praises students’ GCSE performance

The ATLP is school improvement partner to John Willmott School, which is also celebrating commendable GCSE results, including an increase in the top grades 7-9.

Headteacher Tracey Peters said:

The new GCSE exams bring with them increased content, minimal if any coursework and a new rigour. Our staff and students have responded well to this and we are pleased to report some strong results.”

An amazing 28% of students gained the new grade 7- 9s or equivalent, placing them among some of the highest performing students across the country. This is a reflection of their hard work over the last two years with the support of both their staff and parents and carers.