North Liverpool Academy achieves its best GCSE results in four years

North Liverpool Academy have achieved their best grades in four years with a record 20% improvement on August 2015 in the number of students achieving 5 A* to C including English and Maths.

The 20% improvement in results reflects the hard work of students and staff and the ambition of the Senior Team under the direction of Executive Principal, Shelagh Potter.

Shelagh Potter, Executive Principal says: “The North Liverpool Academy was in a very different place this time last year, but through our no-nonsense approach to improving the quality of teaching, our investment of time and resources in better lessons, more homework and more revision we have significantly raised the academic achievement of our students. These results open the doors for our students to incredible futures. I am grateful to the staff and parents for their support in making it happen.”

The North Liverpool Academy secured five or more A* to C grades at GCSE including Maths and English for 51% of students, a significant 20% increase on last year.

The number of students making more than expected progress has increased by 10% in English and 8% in maths, with 35 students gaining A*-A in maths.

Other subject areas that secured large numbers of A*-A grades include Computing, ICT, Expressive Arts, Performing Arts and Product Design. High attaining vocational subjects include Business, Childcare, Engineering and Public Services, with Business BTEC gaining 43% Distinction or Distinction*

The Progress 8 score is currently sitting at 0.05. This indicates that students at the North Liverpool Academy have made more than nationally expected progress which is an incredibly positive result for our students.

Nigel Ward, Chief Executive of the Northern Schools Trust says: “The results are testament to all the hard work of staff and students at the Academy under the leadership of Shelagh Potter and we look forward to the school making further progress next year. The NLA is a very popular school in the city and is well on its way to being the school of choice in the north of the city”