2019 GCSE Results – Exceptional Progress Once Again!

The performance of our boys is exceptional: we are in the top 3% of schools for boys’ progress across the NW of England.

Subject National Figure for boys: 2019 Burnage Academy for Boys: 2019 Burnage Academy for Boys ABOVE national average
English -0.45 +0.40 +0.85
Maths -0.02 +0.64 +0.66
All -0.28 +0.31 +0.59


Your son will get the best education here – boys at Burnage achieve up to a grade higher than at other schools across their subjects. We are ranked 5th in the whole of England for boys’ progress in English and Maths (non-selective and non-faith schools).

To put it another way, boys who get grade 3s in other schools get grade 4s here. Boys who get grade 6s elsewhere get grade 7s at Burnage and boys who get grade 8s in other schools get grade 9s here. How well do you want your son to do?

This year, our pupils achieved an outstanding 94 Grade 9s, 103 Grade 8s and 117 Grade 7s. Two of our Y11 pupils won bursaries to Manchester Grammar School for their 6th Form studies.

2019 GCSE Results:  Subject Project Index – this is our true picture, not edited highlights

The table below compares our school’s performance to that of other pupils nationwide. As you can see, in the vast majority of subject areas, our pupils perform better than their peers.

Name Subject Progress Index
Arabic GCSE 9-1 0.56
Art and Design GCSE -0.88
Design Technology GCSE 0.67
Drama GCSE -1
English Language GCSE 0.17
English Literature GCSE 0.61
French GCSE 0.19
Geography GCSE -0.57
History GCSE 0.26
Maths GCSE 0.66
Religious Studies GCSE 1.08
Sci – Biology GCSE 0.8
Sci – Chemistry GCSE 1.27
Sci – Physics GCSE 1.61
Science Combined GCSE 0.71
Urdu GCSE 1.06


2020 saw rapid and significant improvements in Art, Geography and Drama with Art improving to 0.28, Geography to 0.89 and Drama to 0.21.

Your son is guaranteed to achieve with us.