An academy in Coventry is celebrating after the School League Table results out today showed a big improvement in its GCSE results.
The number of pupils achieving 5 A* to Cs in their GCSE results at Grace Academy Coventry is up by 10% on last year.
The principal of the Academy which teaches pupils from 11 to 19-year-old, said:
“I am delighted with the performance of our pupils who have worked exceptionally hard to achieve this improvement.
“The progress they have made between Key Stage 2 and 4 has been well above the national average, achieving a performance measure of 1018 compared to the average expected of 1000.
“We have supported the pupils with a strong focus on teaching and learning and by setting clear targets for achievement.”
The Academy also achieved an exceptional increase in its average point score at Key Stage 5 level which is up 23% from 2011.
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