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Examination Results 2019

Year 11

Congratulations to our 2019 leavers on their GCSE results. They have again achieved excellent results, outperforming boys nationally, across a range of subjects and in headline measures.

Headline Figures

Birkdale High School Boys National 2018
Number of Students 118
Progress 8 (Awaiting Confirmation) -0.26
Attainment 8 47.92 43.65
BASICs 4+ in English and Mathematics 68.6% 60%
BASICs 5+ in English and Mathematics 48.3% 40%
Ebacc (Strong Pass) 16.9% 13%
Ebacc (Standard Pass) 25.4% 19%
4+ English 76.3% 68%
5+ English 62.7% 51%
7+ English 24.6%
4+ Mathematics 77.1% 68%%
5+ Mathematics 55.1% 49%
7+ Mathematics 21.2% 16.8%

  • In 11 subjects, more than 75% of the boys achieved grade 4+
  • In 9 subjects, more than 20% of the grades awarded were at 7+
  • Over 20% of all grades awarded were at grade 7+
  • 15% of the boys achieved 5 or more grades at 7+
  • 11 boys achieved the new top grade of 9
  • 6 boys achieved 4 grade 9s or more
  • 1 boy achieved a grade 9 in all 10 subjects, one of only 426 students nationally

There have been were some tremendous individual performances, including the following boys who achieved 8 or more grades at 7 or above: Jack Britton (8 at 7+), Elliot Brown (10 at 7 +), Finn Cromack (all at grade 9!), Thomas Guest (8 at 7+), Louis Hardy (8 at 7+), Haydn Lonorgan (10 at 7+), Max Matthew (10 at 7+), Daniel Middlehurst (8 at 7+), Safwan Patel (10 at 7+), Sam Pring (8 at 7+), Declan Sherrington (9 at 7+), Benjamin Thompson (10 at 7+), and Joseph Thompson (9 at 7+).

Year 10

Congratulations also go to our Year 10 students, our first cohort to sit the new GCSE in Statistics with 96.8% achieving a grade 4+ and 87.3% a 5+. A fantastic 42.9% of the boys achieved a 7+, which at 26 boys is far too many to mention here! We must however mention the 2 boys, Sam Lee and Chris Rolfe who achieved the new grade 9 and a further 9 boys, Charlie Blott, Fraser Cooke, Sven Grutters, Joe Mosson, Mikey O'Neill, Nathaniel Pye, Jamie Shaw, Jack Swain and Will Thompson achieved grade 8. This is a pleasing set of results, particularly as the boys prepare for these exams during their normal maths lessons.

These impressive results are an excellent start by the boys to their GCSE courses. Well done boys and staff!

Further information regarding the school's performance can be accessed by following the links below.

We are very proud of the achievements of all our students; it is always a privilege to share in their celebrations on results day, a testament to the hard work and commitment of both students and staff, and the support of their family. We wish them all good luck in their new ventures and much happiness for the future.

Mr Bourgade, Headteacher

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