Mossbourne Community Academy GCSE Results 2019
Well done to Mossbourne Community Academy class of 2019 for achieving an outstanding set of GCSE results.Year on year, MCA students prove that dedication, hard work and ambition ensure brilliant futures.
24.4% 9– 8 grades
40.4% 9– 7 grades
77.5% 9– 5 grades
30% of students received at least one grade 9
55% of students achieved grade 7+ in English
37% of students achieved grade 7+ in Mathematics
85% of students achieved a grade 5+ in English
69% of students achieved grade 5+ in English and Maths
Over 70% of physics and Turkish students achieved grade 7+
Over 60% of chemistry, biology, history, and German students achieved grade 7+
The fantastic successes of our students year on year is made possible with the continued and support, care and guidance of parents and staff and, of course, the determination of our pupils.
Mossbourne Community Academy pupils and staff celebrate yet another outstanding GCSE results day. The superb GCSE results are testimony to the hard work and dedication of Year 11 pupils, staff and parents. A record number of grade 9s (equivalent to A**) were gained by over a quarter of the cohort, with grade 9s accounting for 10.3% of all GCSE grades. The average grade for all GCSE across all subjects was a grade 6.
A mixture of relief and delight was palpable as pupils both cheered and wept with joy as over 40% of GCSEs were awarded a grade 7 or more; 86% of pupils achieved five GCSE grades 9 – 5 (A**- B), including English and mathematics and 69% of pupils achieved five GCSE grades 9 – 5 (A**- B), including English and mathematics.
Almost 60 students, 30% of the entire cohort, received one grade 9, more than double the national average from previous years. Most impressive is that 51% of MCA students achieved EBacc, compared with 16% nationally in 2018.
96% of students are entered for EBacc
60% of students achieved a grade 5+
Over 70% of physics students achieved grade 7 and above, and over 60% of chemistry, biology, history, German and Turkish students achieved grade 7 or more.
Two exceedingly students, Ebenezer Atta Boakye and Madeleine Mensah, who achieved a sweep of grade 9s between them, are now eager to embark on A levels at Mossbourne Sixth Form
Ebenezer Atta Boakye modestly shared that the grades were “unexpected” and that he didn’t dream he would get the grades he did – though his teachers were confident he would surpass all targets.
Ebenezer, who achieved nine grade 9’s, one grade 8 and one grade 7, said: “The teachers and support staff really pushed me to revise and stay after school. They gave me the tools and skills I needed to do well.” Ebenezer plans to stay at Mossbourne Sixth Form if he can study German as he hopes to read German and Russian at Cambridge.
Madeleine Mensah, who achieved four grade 9s and six grade 8s, said she will continue to study at Mossbourne as the staffare “different and so helpful.”
She added: “Mossbourne has been a great place to study. There is always a teacher available and even if they don’t teach you they’re willing to give you the time and resources you need.”
Madeleine hopes to study medicine and one day become a pediatrician but for now, she too, has her sights set on Cambridge.
Head teacher of Mossbourne Community Academy, Rebecca Warren said: “I am so proud and also humbled by the achievements of our Year 11s today. With the significant numbers of grade 9s I am certain our pupils have achieved some of the best results in the country. The outgoing Year 13s from Mossbourne Sixth Form have raised the bar regardingsecuring places at Oxbridge, in medicine and to Russell Group universities and I know that our pupils will go on to furthers shatter records. I shall have to invest in more alumni boards as they are speedily filling up. The achievements of Year 11 are a testament to the hard work and commitment of our pupils, staff and parents; we wish all pupils well in their futures as I know their futures will be very bright.”