TBAP which has two academies in Wisbech outperforms alternative provision GCSE average
Two academies which provide education to teenagers in Fenland not in a mainstream school are celebrating their best ever GCSE results.
TBAP Octavia Alternative Provider Academy, in Wisbech saw 95 per cent of learners securing at least five or more GCSEs (9-1) or their equivalent, alongside 100 per cent accreditation.
Six learners achieved 10 GCSEs or equivalent qualifications.
While at TBAP Unity AP Academy, also in Wisbech all learners achieved at least one GCSE or equivalent. Eighty six per cent of learners achieved at least five or more GCSEs (9-1) or their equivalent. One learner achieved seven GCSEs at grade 5 or above including two level 8 passes in maths and chemistry.
TBAP Academies across all regions saw 54 per cent of Year 11 learners achieve five or more GCSEs (9-1) or equivalent (a three per cent increase on 2018 results), compared to the latest available national average for alternative provider schools of 12.3 per cent. At least one GCSE or equivalent was achieved by 93 per cent of Year 11 learners, compared to the latest national average for AP of 57.7 per cent.
Seamus Oates CBE, chief executive officer, TBAP Trust, said, “At TBAP Academies across the country, learners and staff have been celebrating another year of GCSE success. The percentage of learners achieving five or more GCSEs continues to rise year on year and English has been particularly strong this year. Congratulations to all our learners for their hard work, resilience and perseverance, which has been rewarded with outcomes we are all incredibly proud of.”