Statement for 2016/ 2017*
*Please note that Olive AP Academy – Suffolk (Central) converted in June 2017.
Olive AP Academy – Suffolk (Central) Results 2016 – 2017:
Pupils at Olive AP Academy – Suffolk (Central) performed broadly in line with the progress and attainment of students in alternative provision (AP) centres nationally.
Entries to GCSE courses were significantly higher than the national rate for the classes of 2017 and 2016. This reflects the academy’s policy that, wherever possible, pupils are entered for GCSE courses to improve their life chances.
Pupils left with equal to or higher than the national AP average of qualifications in 2016 and 2017.
The pupils who were entered for maths and English performed significantly higher than AP centres nationally. This, coupled with the high levels of entries, means that the outcomes for Olive AP Academy – Suffolk (Central) are pleasing, For the past three years, pupil attainment was higher than the national averages at G+, C+ and A/A* grades in almost all measures.
While outcomes fluctuated slightly between 2016 and 2017 – the broad levels of attainment remain favourable when compared to AP centres nationally.
Helen Fortes, Headteacher, Olive AP Academy – Suffolk (Central) said, “We are incredibly proud of all our 2017 leavers who have enrolled in college courses to continue their learning. GCSE results for academy leavers in summer 2017 provided some real rewards for pupils and staff. Two of our pupils notably achieved grade 5s in English Literature which was a major achievement. In Maths, three of our pupils gained a grade 4 or above. Two pupils achieved C grades in Science. We look forward to hearing about what our leavers go on to achieve on their next courses and work placements.”