Daily Archives: August 25, 2011

St Edmund Campion ‘best ever’ GCSE results


Cassandra Porteous and Shanae Munn with their exam certificates

St Edmund Campion School is celebrating their best ever set of GCSE results. 50% of their students achieved 5 A*-C grades including English and Maths, up by 2% compared with last year.
Almost 70% of students achieved at least a ‘C’ grade in English and almost 60% did so in Maths.Individual successes include:

  • Zola Maboyi who achieved 12 A Grades with three at A*.
  • Sandra Porteous achieved 10 Grade A’s including three at A*.
  • Shanae Munn achieved 8 Grade A’s including two A*.
  • Eilish Staunton achieved 9 Grade A with one A*.

Eilish Staunton, Connor Shaw, Rebecca Watton and Holly Wheeldon


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‘Disappointing’ GCSE results at Vale


Castle Vale is one of three schools in Birmingham that have failed to meet the government target of 35% in this year’s GCSE results.
28% of students at Castle Vale School achieved 5 A*-C grades including maths and English, compared with 31% last year. Headteacher Clive Owen says he is disappointed.
58% of pupils across Birmingham’s schools achieved 5 A*-C grades including English and maths this year, compared with 54% last year.