School achieves 2nd place in national GCSE performance tables

  • Eden Boys’ School, Birmingham achieves ‘Progress 8’ Score of +1.7 – the second highest value-added score in the country.
  • 86% of students achieved a ‘strong pass’ in English and Maths – one of the highest amongst non-selective schools. 98% achieved a ‘standard pass’ in English and Maths.
  • Exceptional first set of GCSE results since opening in 2015.

The academic progress made by pupils at Eden Boys’ School, Birmingham is the 2nd best in England following the publication of the interim school league tables today (17th October). The GCSE performance tables, released by the Department for Education, rank the school as one of the highest achieving in the country.

In the Government’s headline Progress 8 score, Eden Boys’ School, Birmingham achieved the second highest value-added score in the country with a Progress 8 score of 1.7. Progress 8 reflects the value that schools add to the progress of students, by measuring progress across eight key subjects from the age of 11 to the age when they complete their GCSEs. It means that on average the school’s pupils achieved almost two GCSE grades higher per subject than pupils of similar prior ability nationally.

The school’s performance is all the more exceptional as it reflects its first set of GCSE results since the school was opened by Star Academies in 2015.

Asiyah Ravat, Principal of Eden Boys’ School, Birmingham, said: “We are delighted to have secured such an exceptional first set of GCSE results, which will help our young men to go on to achieve even greater success in the future. With the support of devoted parents and our fantastic teachers and support staff, our amazing students have worked really hard to achieve life-changing outcomes.”

Star Academies, the multi-academy trust which established and operates Eden Boys’ School, Birmingham, is celebrating another year of exceptional GCSE results across its schools. Five of the trust’s schools have been placed in the top 15 nationally for progress, with Tauheedul Islam Girls’ High School in Blackburn securing first place nationally for the fourth consecutive year.

Praising the performance of Eden Boys’ School, Birmingham, Mufti Hamid Patel CBE, Chief Executive of Star Academies, said: “We couldn’t have asked for a more exceptional first set of GCSE results for Eden Boys’ School, Birmingham. The results clearly demonstrate the incredible effort and dedication of all our talented pupils and staff. At Star Academies, all of our efforts are geared towards giving young people in some of the country’s most deprived communities a real chance to become the leaders of tomorrow.”

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