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GCSE Exam Success 2019

Hope Academy students celebrate another year of successful results!

A massive 76% of students entered achieved a Grade 4-9 in English (an increase of 6% on last year) and 57% achieved Grade 4-9 in Maths. Once again, there have been successes across the Sciences, History, PE, Photography and Drama. 30% of students in Computer Science achieved grades 7-9 with similar numbers in Chemistry, Physics and Photography. Y11 students are celebrating excellent results this year with 58% of entries achieving 4-9 passes across all subjects.

Students have also performed extremely well across vocational qualifications with students entered for VCerts in Engineering, Business and Food successfully passing their Level 2 qualifications. Child Development and OCR National PE students also performed exceptionally well and early indicators suggest outstanding progress across these subject areas.

Following last summer’s significance increase, R.E. have continued to perform extremely well with 66% of students achieving grades 4-9. Within this, 20% achieved grades 8-9. Grades 8 and 9 reflect the ability of the highest attaining students nationally.

Overall, Hope Academy students achieved an astounding 64 grade 8 and 9s across a range of subjects, with 160 grades at 7+ with 35% achieving the equivalent of a Grade 7 in at least one of their examinations.

Congratulations to all Hope Academy students who have received their GCSE results – it was a delight to see so many students rewarded for their hard work and commitment to their studies.

Well done! Staff, governors and sponsors are incredibly proud of you all.

“The results this year are a reflection of a committed and hard-working Hope Academy family. Students have worked exceptionally hard to achieve their goals and it has been a pleasure to celebrate with them. I would like to thank all staff for going above and beyond to ensure our students have the best possible chances of success. I am remarkably proud of each and every student.” Marie Adams: Head of School.



Progress 8 Score


Attainment 8 Score


The percentage of pupils who achieved a strong pass (grade 5 or above) in English and maths at the end of KS4


The percentage of pupils who achieved a standard pass (grade 4 or above) in English and Maths


The percentage of pupils entering for the English Baccalaureate (EBacc). To enter the EBacc, pupils must take up to 8 GCSEs or equivalents, across the 5 subject ‘pillars’ of English language and English literature, maths, sciences, a language and history or geography


The average point score (EBacc APS), showing pupils’ point scores across the 5 pillars of the EBacc


The percentage of students staying in education or employment after key stage 4 (destinations)


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