Today, students from Bacon’s College are celebrating another year of strong GCSE results.
These showed that 68% of students achieved five or more good passes (grade 4 or above) including English and maths – an increase on last year and well above the national average.
The College also achieved very well on the government’s Basics measure, which outlines the percentage of students achieving a good pass in both English and maths. 72% of students achieved a grade 4 or above in both subjects and 49% of students achieved a grade 5 or above in both.
Strong progress was also made in terms of the percentage of students gaining the highest grades of 7 or above in both English and maths. This year 14% of students at Bacon’s College attained these top grades – an eight percentage point increase from last year.
Alongside an overall impressive performance, there were a number of notable individual successes, including:
- Nastasia Sadowski, who achieved seven 9s, two 8s and an A* in Further Maths;
- Marci Talbot, who achieved eight 9s, two 8s and an A* in Further Maths;
- Miracle Kalonga, who achieved five 9s, two 8s,two 7s and an A* in Further Maths;
- Pruthvi Patel, who achieved four 9s, four 8s, one 7 and an A* in Further Maths;
- Victoria Adeniran, who achieved three 9s, four 8s and two 7s;
- Jia Shan, who achieved two 9s, five 8s, two 7s, two 6s and an A in Further Maths;
- Adeeba Kureemun, who achieved two 9s, seven 8s, one 7 and an A in Further Maths;
- William Ly, who achieved one 9, six 8s, two 7s, one 6 and an A* in Further Maths.
Student Jibril Bangura said:
“My time at Bacon’s College has really helped me mature and grow as a student. I feel ready for the next stage of my life.”
Student Josh Susak said:
“My teachers have inspired me and have helped discover my hidden talents. Their support has been so important to me growing and achieving.”
James Wilson, Principal of Bacon’s College, said:
“Congratulations to all our students on another strong year of GCSE results. They are testament to the hard work, determination and commitment that students have shown in their studies, as well as the ongoing efforts of staff across our school to help them achieve their best.
“What is particularly pleasing is the increase in those students achieving the highest grades in English and maths. We look forward to welcoming many of them back in September as they join our Sixth Form, where we will continue to challenge, guide and support them towards meeting and indeed exceeding their potential.”