Results 2018 – GCSE

Batley Girls’ High School is, yet again, celebrating a continuing upward trend, building year-on-year, with excellent GCSE results. 32 students’ average grades were 9-7 (A** to A equivalents).

Following the impressive A Level outcomes last week, these superb GCSE results are a credit to the students, families and staff.

Co-Heads David Cooper and Julie Haigh said:

“We are delighted with results this year. Students have risen to, and exceeded, the challenge of the new and more difficult GCSEs, across a wide range of subjects, particularly in relation to their Key
Stage 2 starting points.”

“We are particularly proud of Maths and English ‘Standard Basics’ score of 70.5% (scoring grade 4-9 in both Maths and English), and the ‘Strong Basics’ score of 49% (scoring grade 5-9 in both Maths and English) and English 9-5 score of 72.4%. Building on 2017, students performed very well with exceptional results, in Physics, Biology, and Chemistry, with an average grade of 7 equivalent of grade A). “

“E-Baccalaureate and Humanities subjects scored particularly well: French (66% 9-4); Urdu (75% A*- C); Geography (60% 9-4); History (74.6% 9-4); Sociology (86.2% A*-C) and RE (77.2% 9-4).”

“Our students continue to excel in Fine Art (95.1% 9-4); Photography (100% 9-6); Media Studies (73.7 % A*-C); BTEC Art and Design (39% Distinction*, equivalent to A*+, 56% Distinction) and all
level 2 BTEC courses (100% Distinction*-Pass).

“This continued success is a tribute to the long term commitment and hard work of all our staff, students, families, Members, Trustees and Governors.”