Tag: GCSE

Cockburn pupils face new tougher GCSEs

At Cockburn School and Cockburn John Charles Academy, this year’s GCSE candidates are the second year group to sit ‘tough’ new exams under a reformed curriculum. The dramatic reforms came as part of a government drive to improve schools’, pupils’ and employers’ confidence in the qualifications, ensuring that young people

South Leeds Academy delighted with students’ results

Like students across the country, Year 11 students at The South Leeds Academy collected their GCSE results today (24 August 2017). The Academy, which is “relentlessly committed” to raising standards and student aspirations has seen a 13% rise in students achieving a grade 4+ in both Maths and English and

Pupils making excellent progress at Cockburn

Cockburn High School in Beeston has received national recognition for the value it adds to students’ achievements at GCSE. SSAT, the Schools, Students and Teachers Network, recently undertook its annual in-depth analysis of official Department for Education data on all state-funded schools in England and identified Cockburn’s success. The school