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Park Hall Academy

Park Hall Academy

Water Orton Road, Castle Bromwich, Birmingham. B36 9HF

Telephone:0121 748 0400

Fax:0121 748 0414

Contact:Mr Cox


Park Hall Academy is extremely proud of its students’ who deserve to be congratulated on achieving the best ever GCSE and Sixth form examination results in August 2016.   

Chair of Governors, Wendy Jarema said,  that she was absolutely delighted that, “Park Hall Academy is ranked 6th in the Solihull Progress Tables for the county just behind the southern Schools , recording the highest results in the north of Solihull. 
GCSE results have improved by a huge 11% this year which is a tremendous achievement and no mean feat considering that GCSE results dropped by 2.9% nationally this year. Post 16 examination results at Advanced Level and BTEC National are our best ever results! Value added and new measures of progress show that Park Hall students are making more progress than ever before. The students, staff, parents/carers and Governors are very proud of all the skill, hard work and effort that have made these improvements possible. 

Park Hall Academy is really proud of their student’s hard work and effort which made this possible. Overall 89% of students gained Distinctions and Distinction* at Park Hall Academy, in their BTEC courses. The highest ever recorded! Park Hall Academy’s Headteacher Mr. Burgess said that he was with delighted with the progress of the school.

We are really proud of all the hard work that made this possible. Examples of good results at GCSE include Jake Collyer 2A*s, 7As, Evie Millward 3 A*s, 4As, Tom Anderton 1A* & 4As, 3Bs, Jack Butler  5As &s 4Bs, Claran Doherty 1A*s, 2As &4B, Imogen Martin 2As & 5 Bs, Lillia Messaoudi 4As & 3Bs, Daniel Power 1A*, 4As & 1B, Callum Sale 1A & 8Bs,  Rhiannon Smith 4As & 3Bs, Niamh Strong 3As &5Bs, Lauren Turner 4As &2Bs, Liam Tyson1A*, 4As & 4Bs and Lucy Wood 5As, 3Bs.  Head Boy Tom Anderton who intends to study History, English, Health and Social Care and Mathematics at Park Hall Academy 6th Form  said, “I really appreciate all the extra support from the teachers at Park Hall Academy which have made a real difference. Emilia Hoare who is going to study Children’s Play, Learning and Development said, “I am really proud of my results, I surprised myself and did so much better than predicted.” Imogen Martin who is going to study History, English, and Psychology said, “ I had the best time at Park Hall Academy and really enjoyed all my subjects and so many extra opportunities.” Callum Sale who is also staying at Park Hall Sixth Form to study Maths, Physics and Media said, “I will definitely be staying at Park Hall Sixth Form.” Ciaran Doherty intends to study Biology, and Chemistry at Park Hall and said, “Everyone is amazing at Park Hall Academy, the staff, teachers and students all work so hard to ensure we achieve

the very best results, it has been an absolute joy to come to Park Hall Academy every day.”

Advanced Level

At Advanced Level students once again excelled, achieving higher than in previous years at Advanced Level, OCR National Level, BTEC National, BTEC First and GCSEs. Park Hall Academy are delighted  that results at Park Hall have risen again.

Everyone is really proud of all the hard work that made this possible. For example,

Matthew Hooper gained outstanding results at Advanced Level including Sociology at grade A*, English Literature at grade A, and History grade B. Another example of good results at Advanced Level include Anna Adkins who gained Psychology A, Sociology B and English Literature C.

Other outstanding achievements at Park Hall Academy included Emma Cox, Charlotte Davies, Courtney Field, Fern Green, Tiffany Green, Georgia Patterson and Ellie Trowman who each achieved the equivalent of 3 straight ‘A*’ grades in their BTEC Children’s Care, Learning and Development course, along with Benjamin Hands D*,D,D and William Solloway D,D,D for Creative Media Production, the equivalent of 3 A grades in Creative Media Production and Dominic Blackwell and Zoe Purnell who achieved D*, D*, D  in Sport and Exercise Science. In addition Gemma Jones achieved the equivalent of 2* A grades and Esme Hulme achieved in Creative Media Production. Public Services students Louis Beddoe, Sharney Hession, Elliot McCahon-Edwards, Callum Morris, Jodie Niblet,Russel Benjamin, Paul Schmid, Courtney Stokes, Daniel Weedon and William White all achieved the equivalent of A,A* at BTEC National Level and every HGealth and Social Care student achieved a Distinction for their BTEC along with every student entered for the OCR Cambridge Technicals achieving the equivalent of a grade A at Advanced Level. Overall 89% of students gained Distinctions and Distinction* at Park Hall Academy, in their BTEC courses. The highest ever recorded!

Mr Burgess, Park Hall’s Head Teacher said, “We strive to create a positive ethos which is focused on raising everyone’s self-esteem through reward and recognition at Park Hall Academy. We are delighted with this year’s GCSE, BTEC First, A Level and BTEC National results and particularly pleased that results have improved considerably this year. We believe that the more successful students and staff feel, the more successful they will be. We hope you will join us in congratulating our students and staff in achieving these superb results.”

Park Hall Academy Key stage 4 Results

  1. 5 GCSEs = 65%
  2. progress 8 score  =  -0.02 Close to national average (-0.17 to 0.13)
  3. attainment 8 score = 49.3%
  4. percentage of pupils achieving a good pass in English and mathematics = 47%
  5. percentage of pupils achieving the English Baccalaureate = 7%

More detailed information about the results at Park Hall Academy and other local schools can be obtained from the Department for Education’s Performance Tables. These can be found here.

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