School among best in the country for progress

  • Eden Girls’ School, Slough secures one of the highest value-added ‘Progress 8’ scores in the country with a score of +1.19.
  • 86% of pupils achieved a ‘standard pass’ in English and Maths and 69% achieved a ‘strong pass’ in English and Maths – one of the highest amongst non-selective schools.
  • This is the school’s first set of GCSE results since opening in 2015.

Eden Girls’ School, Slough has been confirmed as one of the top performing schools for progress in the country following the publication of the Department for Education’s final GCSE league tables today.

The performance tables, which publish the Progress 8 scores of schools across the country, ranked Eden Girls’ School, Slough as the 14th highest performing in England.

Eden Girls’ School, Slough achieved one of the country’s highest value-added scores with a Progress 8 score of 1.19. Progress 8 reflects the value that schools add to the progress of students, by measuring progress across eight key subjects from the age of 11 to the age when they complete their GCSEs. For pupils at Eden Girls’ School, Slough this means that on average they can expect to achieve more than one GCSE grade higher per subject than pupils of similar prior ability nationally.

The school has performed exceptionally well as these results reflect its first set of GCSEs since the school was opened by Star Academies in 2015.

Sajid Khaliq, Principal of Eden Girls’ School, Slough, said:

“We are delighted to have secured such an exceptional first set of GCSE results, which will help our young women to go on to achieve even greater success in the future. Our staff, parents and the pupils themselves have all worked incredibly hard to secure these wonderful results. We now hope to be able to go on to achieve even more in the coming years.”

Star Academies, the Multi Academy Trust (MAT) which established and operates Eden Girls’ School, Slough, is celebrating another year of exceptional GCSE results across its schools. The trust has been named the top performing MAT in England for the second consecutive year. Five of the trust’s schools have been placed in the top 14 nationally for progress, with Tauheedul Islam Girls’ High School in Blackburn securing first place nationally for the fourth consecutive year.

Praising the performance of Eden Girls’ School, Slough, Mufti Hamid Patel CBE, Chief Executive of Star Academies, said:

“These results demonstrate an exceptional first set of GCSE results for Eden Girls’ School, Slough. It is wonderful to be able to celebrate this achievement, which is the result of a great deal of hard work from our whole school community. At Star Academies, we aspire to give our young people, who live in some of the country’s most deprived communities, the skills and the qualifications to become the leaders of tomorrow. We hope that this first set of GCSE results is the start of a lifetime of wonderful opportunities for our pupils.”

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