School achieves 3rd place in national GCSE performance tables
- Eden Girls’ School, Coventry achieves ‘Progress 8’ Score of +1.61 – the third highest value-added score in the country.
- 55% of students achieved a ‘strong pass’ in English and Maths – one of the highest amongst non-selective schools. 80% achieved a ‘standard pass’ in English and Maths.
The academic progress made by pupils at Eden Girls’ School, Coventry is the 3rd best in England following the publication of the interim school league tables today (17th October). The GCSE performance tables, released by the Department for Education, rank the school as one of the highest achieving in the country.
In the Government’s headline Progress 8 score, Eden Girls’ School, Coventry achieved the third highest value-added score in the country with a Progress 8 score of 1.61. Progress 8 reflects the value that schools add to the progress of students, by measuring progress across eight key subjects from the age of 11 to the age when they complete their GCSEs. It means that on average the school’s pupils achieved more than one and a half GCSE grades higher per subject than pupils of similar prior ability nationally.
Sumeya Bhikhu, Principal of Eden Girls’ School, Coventry, said: “We are delighted to have secured such an exceptional set of GCSE results, which will help our young women to go on to achieve even greater success in the future. With the support of devoted parents and our fantastic teachers and support staff, our amazing students have worked really hard to achieve life-changing outcomes.”
Star Academies, the multi-academy trust which established and operates Eden Girls’ School, Coventry, is celebrating another year of exceptional GCSE results across its schools. Five of the trust’s schools have been placed in the top 15 nationally for progress, with Tauheedul Islam Girls’ High School in Blackburn securing first place nationally for the fourth consecutive year.
Praising the performance of Eden Girls’ School, Coventry, Mufti Hamid Patel CBE, Chief Executive of Star Academies, said: “It is extremely pleasing to see pupils at Eden Girls’ School, Coventry making such outstanding progress. The results clearly demonstrate the incredible effort and dedication of all our talented pupils and staff. At Star Academies, all of our efforts are geared towards giving young people in some of the country’s most deprived communities a real chance to become the leaders of tomorrow.”
Added By: tetadmin | Date Added: 17th Oct 2019 | Posted In: Latest News