The Sunday Times has published its prestigious Parent Power Schools Guide and we are delighted that The Blue Coat School has been ranked 18th nationally and recognised as the North West’s top state school. The list, containing the country’s top 2,000 state and independent schools, is compiled using each School’s GCSE and A Level result data.
The 2017 exam season culminated with an exceptional set of results, with our students producing the highest ever recorded A Level results at The Blue Coat School. Of all grades awarded 20.6% were A* and 86% were A*- B. 2017 also marked the implementation of a new, more challenging, GCSE syllabus in Mathematics and English, and our Year 11 students certainly rose to the challenge.
Our national ranking, the highest to date, reflects the enormous amount of focus and energy shown by our students and inspirational staff, and firmly cements Blue Coat’s position as one of the UK’s leading state schools.
Reflecting on the news Headteacher Mr Pennington stated: “Our students deserve to be recognised amongst the best in the country. With the expert guidance they get from my talented colleagues, there is nothing they can not achieve.”
This fantastic news follows the recent publication of The Department for Education’s Schools Performance Tables, which ranked The Blue Coat School as the top school in Liverpool.