25th August 2016
Celebrations for Bristnall Hall Academy’s latest GCSE results
Today Bristnall Hall Academy is celebrating improved results for the second year running.
The proportion of Bristnall Hall pupils gaining five or more A*to C grades including English and Mathematics is 56 per cent up by 5 per cent from 2015.
For pupils taking the EBacc, there was a 6 per cent increase to 33 per cent which is significantly above last year’s national average and will be among the highest in the West Midlands.
This year Bristnall Hall Academy’s overall progress scores are significantly positive and indicate that our students make better than expected progress across a range of subjects.
Among a significant proportion of students who achieved A* and A grades, Hannah Gowing was one of the highest achieving with an amazing 7 A* grades and 4 A grades.
Principal, Vince Green said: “The strong results that our young people have achieved are thoroughly well deserved after all of their hard work along with that of the outstanding team of staff at Bristnall Hall. Our improvements in recent years highlight how we continue to strive for excellence with our young people and support them to achieve our very high expectations. These results and the skills and attributes our students have developed at Bristnall Hall will give them an excellent springboard for success in the future and we wish them well.”
Joyce Hodgetts Managing Director of Academy Transformation Trust said: “The success of pupils and staff at Bristnall Hall Academy continues! We are delighted with the results and are so pleased for the pupils. These results will give them the best possible foundation for their next stage of education and/or training. We wish them well.”
18th August 2016
Increase in results: Bristnall Hall Academy celebrating positive A-level results
Bristnall Hall Academy is celebrating today following improved A-level results.
This year 100 per cent of pupils have gained 2 or more A-level passes, up by 7 per cent from last year and 80 per cent have achieved 3 or more A-level passes, up by a significant 44 per cent from last year. Both of these figures are above the national average for 2015 and further reinforce the progress being made at Bristnall Hall Academy, the most improved school in Sandwell in 2015.
The proportion of higher grades achieved was also significantly higher than in previous years with 78% of grades achieved being at A*-C, indicating the excellent levels of progress our students have made. These outcomes will provide a range of opportunities for our young people both now and in the future.
Principal, Vince Green, said: “This year’s strong outcomes for our young people are thoroughly deserved after the efforts of these students and the team of staff at Bristnall Hall Academy. They highlight the excellent teaching that students have received and the outstanding level of support provided to our young people throughout their sixth form studies. We wish all of our young people well as they embark on their next steps into higher education and the world of work.”
Joyce Hodgetts, Managing Director of Academy Transformation Trust, said: “The staff and students have worked exceedingly hard this year and deserve these commendable results. Well done”.
I am delighted to welcome you to Bristnall Hall Academy. At Bristnall Hall Academy, our aim is to provide our young people with the qualifications, skills and attributes to have a successful and happy life. We believe everyone has hidden potential to be uncovered and nurtured. The academy offers a small, close knit community where children are safe, secure and supported to achieve the best outcomes possible. Our dedicated team of staff are friendly and professional, and thoroughly committed to the education and welfare of the students. Recent improvements in the provision of modern technologies, and the additional planned buildings, will allow us to further transform learning for our young people. In order for our students to achieve their full potential, we have high expectations in terms of attendance, punctuality, uniform and behaviour. Every member of the academy community is expected to treat others with respect. I look forward to meeting and working with students, parents, carers and other members of the local community to ensure that all of our young people receive the first class education they deserve.