OUTSTANDING GCSE RESULTS
The leadership of the school reported that they were very pleased with this year’s GCSE results which improved for the third year running. Initial results indicate that the progress 8 score will around the top ten percent of schools in the country. Mr Tissot said, ‘Teachers have prepared the pupils well and both teachers and pupils are rightly celebrating today. I am delighted for them.’
Despite some volatility in the national results picture, results at Bishop Douglass were strong in virtually all areas. Head of Year 11, Jason Hart said, ’Having been in school most Saturdays this year to oversee extra learning, I have seen the hard work and sacrifice of our pupils. I am extremely proud of this year group who have reaped the rewards for their commitment.’
Assistant Headteacher i/c Teaching and Learning, Graham Burt said, 'The progress of our students is increasing year on year. Both our highly-able pupils and our disadvantaged pupils have performed well. We had excellent results across all subjects and groups which will hopefully be acknowledged in a forthcoming inspection.'
Chair of governors, Michael Veal said, ‘On the back of strong A level results last week, the strong EBAC results clearly demonstrate the Governors’ commitment to an academic pathway for the majority of our learners’.
Star performers for the school included: Nantia Ntalia 2 grade 9s, 6 grade 8s and 1 grade 7. Ebrahim Adat 3 grade 9s, 3 grade 8s, 1 grade 7 and 1 distinction star.