Date: Thursday 24 August 2017
GCSE results at Oxford Spires Academy
84% of students achieved a 4+ (C equivalent) in English
62% of students achieved an 4+ (C equivalent) in mathematics
67% of students achieved a 5+ (C equivalent) in English
44% of students achieved an 5+ (C equivalent) in mathematics
We are delighted with the better than National average number of students achieving Grade 9 in English.
Provisional Progress 8 is 0.1
Especially strong results were achieved by a number of departments and special mention should go to: English/ English Literature 84% 4+, Maths 62% 4+, French 79% A*-C, Geography 80% A*-C and Drama 60% A*-C
There are some extraordinary personal successes:
Jasmine Burgess: Two grade 9s a grade 8, seven A*s and 1A grade plus an A* grade in A Level Creative Writing
Helen Woods: One 9, one grade 8 and one grade 7 and 9 A*s and an A* grade in A Level Creative Writing
Mukahang Limbu : one grade 9, two 8s and 3A*s and 5 As and an A* grade in A Level Creative Writing
Ishmail Hussain: two grade 9s, one grade 7, six A*s and one A grade
We are so proud of the students who made the most progress adding one or two grades on average across all their subjects above government expectations. Congratulations go to Khazina Abbas, Kirsten Richards, Azeem Abdul, Hurriyah Khatun and Saya Ali to mention the most impressive of so many students.
Congratulations go to the students and teachers for their hard work, and of course to parents too.
Mrs Croft said: “We are delighted with the successes achieved by students in this year group. The outstanding attainment will enable so many to have bright futures. Students and staff worked incredibly hard and have reaped the benefit. We are so proud of the students’ outstanding success.”
Tony Brett, Chair of Governors said, “The students have worked extremely hard and impressively productively with their teachers, who have often gone the extra mile to enable the students to achieve at the highest level, to be the best they can be. I am delighted to see such success. Not only are the students a credit to Oxford Spires and excelling in their extra-curricular activities, they are making exceptional progress and opening further opportunities for themselves. I am incredibly proud of all of them and they should be too!”