Students at Patchway Community College collect their GCSE results.

Patchway Community College “proud” of students’ GCSE achievements

Patchway Community College reports that 46 percent of its students achieved at least a Grade 4 ‘pass’ (equivalent to a grade C) in both English and maths in this year’s GCSE examinations. Sixty-nine percent of students achieved an English ‘pass’ and 53 percent gained a ‘pass’ in maths. Notable individual successes highlighted by the school include: Julia Barela 1 A*, 3

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Photo of post-16 students celebrating their examination results.

Record post-16 results for Patchway students

Students at Patchway Community College have achieved record results in this year’s post-16 examinations. Fifty-one percent of all grades were A*-B or equivalent and 80 percent were A*-C. The pass rate was 99 percent. Headteacher Karen Cornick praised the hard work and commitment of students and staff: “We are thrilled with this set of results! Our students have worked incredibly hard to

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Patchway Community College awarded multi-million pound investment

Patchway Community College has been awarded in excess of £4 million to refurbish its site. The money will be used to fund roof and heating system replacements and building refurbishments. This includes funding from central government and also local developers to provide a floodlit AstroTurf facility and a variety of other improvements. The money is ring-fenced for use at Patchway only

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Patchway Community College, Patchway, Bristol.

Patchway school placed in ‘special measures’ following damning Ofsted report

Patchway Community College (PCC) has been placed in ‘special measures’ following the publication of a damning report by Ofsted inspectors who visited the secondary school in early October. Assigning the lowest possible overall rating of ‘inadequate’, lead inspector Kathy Maddocks concluded that standards at the school have declined in recent years, and criticised school leaders and governors for being too

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Scrap ripstock from balloon production enters the Children’s Scrapstore warehouse.

Local students tell ‘The Story of Scrap’

The Story of Scrap is an adventurous collaboration between students at Patchway Community College, local charity Children’s Scrapstore, Cameron Balloons (the world leader in hot air balloon manufacturing) and Coniston Primary School in Patchway. Taking inspiration from Brandon Stanton’s renowned ‘Humans of New York’ collection, it uses images to illustrate how Children’s Scrapstore reuses manufacturing waste (scrap) for a new

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Patchway Community College, Patchway, Bristol.

Olympus Trust to help Patchway Community College overcome “significant challenges”

It has been revealed that Patchway Community College (PCC) has been in discussions with The Olympus Academy Trust to explore how it might be able to help the Patchway secondary school overcome “significant challenges” that it is said to face. The move follows the departure of the PCC headteacher at the end of last year and the recent official publication of another poor set of GCSE results,

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