Merchants’ Academy has received national recognition for achieving some of the fastest improving GCSE results in the country.
Merchants’ Academy qualified as one of the top 20% of schools in England by improving its GCSE results year-on-year from 2009 to 2012 by at least 17 percentage points overall.
Every school in the country has been ranked according to how much progress they made in improving their GCSE results between 2009 and 2012 by SSAT – the representative body for schools. The award is only made to schools which have shown continuous improvement over that time.
Sue Williamson, Chief Exceutive of SSAT said:
“Merchants’ Academy should be congratulated for their stunning achievement in improving their GCSE results.”
“Merchants’ Academy has proven itself to be one of the best schools in the country at improving GCSE outcomes for their students. There is plenty that other schools could learn from Merchants’ Academy’s success.”
“These results are testament to the commitment and hard work of the students, teachers and leadership team at Merchants’ Academy and a vindication of their belief in high expectations, good teaching and ambition for every young person.”
“Successful schools like Merchants’ Academy understand the value of data in helping to ensure all young people perform to the very best of their ability.”