Photo of top-performing Post-16 students.

“Outstanding” Post-16 exam results at BSCS

Bradley Stoke Community School (BSCS) students are celebrating another outstanding set of Post-16 results, with 32 percent of all grades awarded being at A*-A and 62 percent A*-B. Students have made more progress between their GCSE and Post-16 results than ever before, says the school. As always, there are some outstanding individual performances, including: Emma Draper who achieved 1A* (art)

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Photo of schools minister Nick Gibb MP (centre) on a visit to Patchway Community School.

Trust CEO’s “lack of representation” gibe triggers schools minister visit

Schools minister Nick Gibb MP has paid a flying visit to several South Gloucestershire schools, including Patchway Community School, following criticism from a local academy trust leader that the district’s MPs aren’t doing enough to push for an increase in the level of school funding. The visit came just three weeks after Dave Baker, CEO of the Olympus Academy Trust

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