The Academy continues to go from strength to strength, with success across the board for both students and departments.
The English and Maths departments achieved results to be proud of as more than 10% of students gained the highest possible A* or A grades, in each of these subjects. 73% of students gained a C or above in English. The academy is also celebrating significant success in the amount of students that have achieved the highest A*-A grades in 5 or more subjects which has doubled in the last 2 years.
Other subjects with significant success included ICT, German, Applied Science, Politics, Polish, Music, Drama, Textiles and Art.
In recent years the Academy has been in the top 2% of the Most Improved state schools in England and identified as the Most Improved in Somerset, Devon, Dorset and Wiltshire for 2011-13. Buckler’s Mead Academy are once again proud of their achievements and truly believe that they are ahead of the game in preparing students for what is a fast and ever changing educational landscape.
Overall the academy has seen the number of students achieving 5 or more A* and A grades more than double this year. Top achievers included, Samuel Court, with 11 A* or A grades, Lauren Rousell, with 9 A* or A grades, Tim Batty, Rebecca Crane, Katie Mountford, and Luke Miles all achieving 8 A* or A grades.
Headteacher Sara Gorrod said: “We are so proud of all our students. Their hard work has paid off. The entire staff within the academy must also be congratulated for their relentless support and inspiring teaching which has enabled every student to succeed. Well done to all.”
Full and final results will be available in a few weeks’ time on the academy website. www.bucklersmead.com