Monthly Archives: August 2018

England trip arrangements

Parents/students need to meet at school at 1.15pm on September 8th for the trip to watch England Vs Spain. Please check the information letter regarding how much spending money to bring: England Football Letter 2018 Students should dress appropriately for an evening in September and are not allowed to bring any hot food/drinks on the […]

Students are celebrating another record-breaking set of GCSE results this year. Patrick Mowles, 16, achieved four 9s, four 8s and two 7s and an A in Further Maths. He said: “I’m really happy especially as I want to go into Medicine and I got 9s in all of the Science and maths subjects so hopefully […]

Footballer Jack Birkhead, 16, is now facing a tough decision after achieving a set of 3s, 4s, 5s and an L2 Distinction* in Construction. He has been asked to sign for West Ham Football Club’s academy for one year after he played against the club for Derby County academy. Jack, a centre-back, said: “Football is […]

One of our highest GCSE achievers is Aba Amponsa, 16, who is also a top athlete as she represents Derbyshire in the 100m. She scored seven 9 grades, three 8 grades and an A* in Further Maths. The teenager said: “I’m so overwhelmed, I just can’t believe it. It was so hard to gauge how […]

Students are celebrating another record-breaking set of GCSE results this year. The school’s Attainment 8 score, which measures the attainment across the best eight subjects of all pupils, has risen from 42.9 in 2017 to 48.1 in 2018. The school expects its Progress 8 score to be around +0.26 compared to -0.09 last year. The […]

Students were celebrating after achieving top A-level results today. Eddie McAteer, 18, achieved three As in Maths, English Literature and French and is planning on taking a year out before studying French at Bristol University. During his gap year Eddie will be volunteering in Fiji with an organisation called Think Pacific. He will be working […]

Saint Benedict Catholic Voluntary Academy students have achieved a 100 per cent pass rate along with a large rise in the percentage of top A-level grades this year. A total of 54 per cent of grades were A*-B, compared to 42 per cent last year and 27 per cent of grades were A*/A, up from […]