School celebrates exceptional GCSE Results
- 63% of students achieve a ‘strong pass’ (grades 9-5) in GCSE English and Maths.
- 84% of students achieve a ‘standard pass’ (grades 9-4) in GCSE English and Maths.
- 24% of students achieve the English Baccalaureate.
Students, staff and parents at Eden Boys’ School, Bolton are today celebrating exceptional GCSE results, placing the school as one of the highest achieving in the region and the country.
63% of students achieved GCSEs with grades 9-5 in English and Maths compared to 43% nationally in 2018, which is likely to place the school in the top 5% nationally. 24% achieved the English Baccalaureate which is likely to place the school in the top 25% nationally.
The English Baccalaureate recognises achievement in a range of academic and challenging subjects. It is awarded to students who achieve grades 9-5 in English, Maths, Science, a modern foreign language and History or Geography. Nationally, around 17% of students achieve the English Baccalaureate.
Amaan Khan achieved the top grade of 9 in nine subjects, as well as one grade 8. He commented: “I am so happy and want to thank all my teachers and staff at Eden Boys’ for their constant encouragement, support and determination as well as my Mother who has been my rock throughout. My success is evidence of the hard work everyone has put in and I could not have achieved these results without the support from my teachers and family.”
Adam Ahmed achieved grade 9 in five subjects, as well as a further three grade 8s remarked, “I feel that I have done myself justice with these great results and really value the support I received from my school, they truly helped develop me in to the person I am today and ensured I fulfilled my potential”.
Sue Gill-Daintith, Principal at Eden Boys’ School, Bolton, said “We are delighted with these fantastic results; they are a true testament to our students hard work and dedication. We wish all of our students every success for the future”.
(Mufti) Hamid Patel, Chief Executive of Star Academies, reflected on the achievements and underlined the wider mission of the school: “These really are life-changing outcomes for our amazing students. Our parents, staff and students really make us proud. As well as securing fantastic grades, we want our young men to have excellent character, be responsible citizens and serve their communities passionately.”
Added By: tetadmin | Date Added: 22nd Aug 2019 | Posted In: Latest News