Academy ranked in UK top 20%
Carlton le Willows has been ranked in the top 20% of non-selective schools nationally, thanks to great GCSE results in 2017.
The ranking comes as the Academy is announced winner of an SSAT Educational Outcomes Award, based on attainment at end of Key Stage 4 exams in 2017 (based on students’ best 8 average point scores).
Head teacher Craig Weaver said he was delighted with the award: “To be in the top 20% nationally is a fantastic achievement and is all down to the hard work and dedication of students and staff. Well done to them all.”
In 2017 Carlton le Willows recorded impressive GCSE results with 79% of students gaining five or more GCSEs at Grade 4 (the new C), including English and Maths, with 28% securing A*/A or equivalent (up 7% on last year).
Strong results in core subjects were all significantly above average. In English 33% of students gained 7 (A) or above, 32% achieved 7 and above in Maths and more than 1 in 4 students secured an A*/A in Science.