Great news for BBEC! 2017 Exam results

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2017 brought BBEC some of our best ever examination results. Here are some of the headline figures:

GCSEs:

  • Our post-results analysis and attainment measures show BBEC’s best ever headline figures – 49% of students achieving their basics i.e. Grades 4 or above in both English & Maths
  • English and Maths individually performed very well despite new and tougher specifications with 60% of students gaining a 4 or above in English and 56% 4 or above in Maths
  • Science saw huge improvement in additional science with 62% A*-C, in line with national averages last year
  • EBacc – 58% students entered, 31% of these achieved EBacc
  • We are as always proud of all our students and would like to congratulate them all. Special mentions to students who attained grade 9s, the highest possible grade – three in English (Eliza Calcraft -2 and Holly Jackson – 1) and two in maths (Caitlyn Pearson and Holly Jackson)
  • Our average attainment 8 score increased again.

A Levels:

  • Students and teachers at BBEC have worked hard to meet the challenges of the new specifications, and scores for average points per entry were very much in line with last year; BTEC/Vocational subjects achieved well again with average points per entry of 38, equivalent to Distinction+ – this a clear improvement on last year and based on 2016 figures is above national average.
  • A special mention to Niall Womersley who achieved A* in Psychology, A in Biology, A in Chemistry and will the first student from BBEC going to study Dentistry at Leeds University.
  • Other students achieving highly include Molly Darbyshire who gained ABB and will be studying journalism at Huddersfield University, Natalie Gibson who achieved BBB and will be studying Law at Leeds Beckett University and Oliver Hyde who intends to study Biology at Leeds University having scored BBB also. Hassan Khan scored ABB and is aiming to secure an apprenticeship in mechanical engineering and Rachel Jennings achieved two Distinction* and a Distinction in vocational subjects as well as a grade C in Psychology.