Yet another record breaking set of GCSE results has been announced by The Ellowes Hall Sports College in Lower Gornal. We continue to go from strength to strength with more students than ever before gaining 5+A* to C GCSEs including English and Mathematics. A third of these students have also achieved the English Baccalaureate, which is a record for us.
5+A*-C including English and Maths = 62%; EBACC = 25%; 5+ A*-G = 97%; Total APS = 378; Capped APS = 317; Average entries per student = 9.5.
Key Stage 4 Results:
Percentage of students achieving minimum expected levels of progress:
English 87% (National Average 69%)
Mathematics 69% (National Average 66%)
Special mention go to:
Megan Hancox who has 10A* grades (English Language, English Literature, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geography, RE and 2xDance); with A’s in Spanish and ICT to complete a superb set of results.
Other High Achievers with at least 5 A* grades included:
Hannah Cheeseman (6A* 7A); Hayley Pywell (6A* 3A); Matthew Roberts (6A* 6B); Daniel Carter (5A* 4A); Kathryn Richards (5A* 1A) and Jordan Hyde (5A* 1A).
High Value Added GCSE Points Scores:
Rhianna Evans; Lance Green; Tendai Juruvenge and Joel Taylor-Hammond.
Departments continued to maintain their high standards but particular recognition goes to English, Mathematics and Science. Again well over half the entries in Business, Sport, Health & Social Care and Travel & Tourism received A* or A grades.
We also thank our talented and dedicated staff who have striven to ensure our students achieve their potential.