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Best ever ‘top grade’ A Level success …
Students and staff at Chase Terrace Technology College are celebrating its strongest ever set of A level results, with more top grades than ever before. For the fourth consecutive year, over half of the students achieved at least one A* or A grade qualification. 48% of A Level and Btec Level 3 entries were graded A*, A or B. Top achievers were as follows: Grace Deavall (A* grades in English Language and Literature and Drama, and an A grade in History; Oliver Manley (an A* grade in Maths, A grades in Biology and Chemistry and a B in AS Physics); Paige Hill (an A* grade in Photography, an A grade in Art and a Distinction* in Business Studies); Amelia Such (straight A grades in Economics, History and Philosophy and Ethics); Ryan Allwood (A grades In Psychology and Sociology and a Distinction* in Business Studies); Rosie Tunley (an A* grade in Photography, an A grade in Art and a B in Psychology); Callum Smith (an A* grade in Maths, an A grade in Physics and an A in AS Further Maths); Adam Ashcroft (Distinction* in IT and Business Studies and a B in Photography); Dan Chamberlin (an A grade in Psychology, a Distinction* in Music Technology and B grades in Sociology and AS Photography); Becky Flanagan (A grades in English Language and Literature and History and B grades in Psychology and AS Politics); and Hannah Spencer (A grades in Photography and Media Studies and a B in English Language and Literature).
Other students achieving 2 full A* / A grades (or equivalent) were: Emily Rowley, Hollie Morris, Chloe Howard, Hannah Telles, Christina Cheng, Ashley Graham, Holly Burns, Danielle Powell, Helena Bennett, Jessica Cook, Sophie Evans, Phoebe Watkins-Smythe and Callum Rose.
The School’s headteacher, Dr Stuart Jones, commented: ‘I am delighted for the whole school community. Students and staff have worked really hard to achieve these fantastic results.’
Pictured (left to right) are: Callum Smith, Oliver Manley, Grace Deavall, Amelia Such and Rosie Tunley.
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Welcome to CTTC
Chase Terrace Technology College is proud to serve the community of Burntwood and the surrounding area. We are a forward-thinking school with high aspirations for all of our students.
Our distinctive strengths in Technology and the Arts provide students with terrific opportunities to work in a lively, creative learning environment that capitalises on the effective use of new technologies. Chase Terrace also has a very strong reputation for pastoral care and we work hard to ensure that all of our students are safe, happy and successful.
If you'd like to come and see the school for yourself, I assure you a warm welcome.
Ofsted Report (2014)
‘Leaders have created a happy and caring school community, where teaching and achievement are both good, and which prepares students well for their future success.’
Chase Terrace Technology College is an Ofsted ‘Good’ school, with judgements of ‘Good’ for all aspects of its provision. Please click on the link for the full report.
This report is a validation of a great deal of hard work done by staff and governors over the past few years. We have a fantastic group of young people at Chase Terrace and a very supportive parent body and wider community and I am delighted that this is reflected in the commentary. The inspection outcome of ‘Good’ is the foundation for further continuous improvement. As noted in the report, we are very ambitious for the future success of every member of this school community.
Stuart Jones, Headteacher
GCSE Exam Results - better than ever …
Results at Chase Terrace Technology College were better than ever for the third consecutive year and much stronger than the most recent national figures. 67% of students gained 5 A*-C GCSE passes, including English and Maths, continuing the three-year positive trend. 75% of students achieved a high grade (C or better) in English and 77% achieved at this level in Maths. There was also a substantial increase in the number of students gaining A* and A grades.
Exceptional performers included: Sebastian Graban (8 A*, 2 A), Carson Cheng (7 A*, 3 A), Natalie Palmer (5 A*, 3 A), Jamie Bennett (4 A*, 5 A), Naomi Wragg (4 A*, 5 A), Jessica Norman (4 A*, 3 A), Georgia Bailey (3 A*, 6 A), James Spears (3 A*, 6 A), Emma Jamieson (3 A*, 5 A), Issie Hall-Woodcock (2 A*, 6 A), Lewis Talbot (2 A*, 6 A), Beth Squires (2 A*, 5 A), Elizabeth Tolmie (2 A*, 5 A), Alice Marston (2 A*, 4 A), Beth Tranter (1 A*, 7 A), Jordan Lowbridge (1 A*, 6 A), Xara Maund (1 A*, 6 A), Lily Smith (1 A*, 6 A), Alistair Gould (1 A*, 5 A), Jamie Watton (1 A*, 5 A), William Gould (1 A*, 4 A), Beth McCormick (1 A*, 4 A), Georgia Davis (1 A*, 4 A), Callum Brown (7 A), Jack Roberts (7 A), Oliva Crowe (6 A), Emily Bayley (5 A).
Dr. Stuart Jones, the school’s Headteacher, commented: ‘I am really delighted for the students, who have worked so hard for these excellent results and also for their parents and the staff and governors here, all of whom have played important roles. It is great news for the whole school community that we have ben able to continue the positive trend in the school’s exam profile. I am especially pleased that once again there has been such a strong performance in English and Maths. Our students get lots of choice, but we ensure that there is a strong focus on these core subjects. I am also really pleased that there has been a further increase in the number of top GCSE grades (A*/A), following our record number of A* and A grades at A Level.’
Photos: Back Row (Left to Right) – Beth Tranter, Jack Roberts, Sebastian Graban, Emma Jamieson, Georgia Bailey, Beth Squires, Naomi Wragg, Natalie Palmer, Jamie Watton, Callum Brown, Lewis Talbot, Issie Hall-Woodcock, Georgia Davis,
Front Row (Left to Right) – Alice Marston, Emily Bayley, Elizabeth Tolmie, Jessica Norman