GCSE Results 2018

Outwood Academy Bishopsgarth report the best results in the history of the school!
A phenomenal increase of 15% over the last two years.
These results illustrate a rapidly improving Academy and one that is raising standards and transforming the lives of young people.

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Outwood Academy Bishopsgarth is a medium sized academy located on Harrowgate Lane in Stockton on Tees. We are extremely proud of our tradition of serving the families of the community of Stockton and surrounding areas. The predecessor Bishopsgarth School joined the nationally renowned Outwood Grange Academies Trust in November 2016.
Principal – Steve Merifield

GCSE Results 2018

Outwood Academy Bishopsgarth report the best results in the history of the school! 52% of students achieved a grade 4 or above in both English and maths – this represents a phenomenal increase of 15% over the last two years!
English results were outstanding with 67% attaining a 4 to 9 grade 60% of students also passed maths at a grade 4 or above. Four students accomplished the amazing accolade of attaining the grade 9 qualifications across English, maths and science! Only a very small percentage of students nationally will achieve a grade 9.
A number of students achieved outstanding progress by attaining a grade or more higher than predicted across all of their GCSE subjects. An achievement reached by their hard work and commitment to their studies!
Steve Merifield, Principal, said, “These results illustrate a rapidly improving Academy and one that is raising standards and transforming the lives of young people. I am extremely proud of our students and they fully deserve their achievements. They have clearly shown that hard work equals success. Thank you to all students, staff, governors and all at Outwood Grange Academies Trust”.
Mark Hassack, Executive Principal said “This is a school which is simply transformed and the increase in outcomes for children over the past two years is simply remarkable. Under Steve’s leadership, the academy has become a lovely place to learn and as a result, the outcomes for children are improving rapidly.”

Literacy in the Academy

‘Word of the Week’ is part of the Academy’s ongoing strategy to improve students’ literacy. Students are being taught the importance of language and the need for a good vocabulary, both for their school work and as an essential life skill. There is an Academy WOW each week, displayed around school and on the website, and its use is reinforced by VMG tutors and in school assemblies. The word is designed to make students confident in their use of a range of complex words and their meanings, in a drive to improve student articulacy to even higher levels.

“As vocabulary is reduced, so are the number of feelings you can express, the number of events you can describe, the number of the things you can identify. Man grows by language.” – Sheri S. Tepper

Latest News

  • Last day of term

    School closes for Christmas on Thursday 20th December 2018 at 2.30pm.

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  • PD Day

    Outwood Academy Bishopsgarth is closed to students on Friday 23rd November 2018 for a PD Day.

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  • GSCE Results 2018

    Outwood Academy Bishopsgarth report the best results in the history of the school! A phenomenal increase of 15% over the last two years.

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