Blessed William Howard

The Painsley Catholic Academy was established in 2012. We are the largest Catholic multi-academy company in the Archdiocese of Birmingham.

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GCSE Success!

Blessed William Howard celebrated some fantastic GCSE results today with 79% of students receiving 5 A* - C grades and almost a quarter of students gaining 3 or more A* / A grades.

Great results were achieved in mathematics with 82% of students gaining A* - C.  70% of entries gained A* - C in English with 82% gaining A* - C in English Literature.

Headteacher, Mr Phil Smith, commented special recognition must go to Alla Dagham with 8A* and 3A grades; Isabel Clifford with 7A* and 3As and Hannah Crowther and Chloe Hatton who achieved 6A* and 4A grades.

"Every single student entered at the school achieved a GCSE grade - showing that we are inclusive of the whole ability range.

"Great results are the product of really hard work by students and staff alike.  I am delighted that so many students produced such excellent results." he continued.

 Pictured: Isabel Clifford (7A*s and 3As) with Carthy Wells (2A*s, 6As and 2Bs)

Isabel Clifford and Carthy Wells 
 
Hannah Crowther (6A*s and 3As)
Hannah Crowther
 
James Curtin (1A, 2Bs and 4Cs)
James Curtin