The pupils at Olsen House School in Crosby, Liverpool, have every reason to be celebrate their 2016 exam results. The day school provides education for children with social, emotional and mental health difficulties and is proud to announce the best results the school has seen in its history.
Year 11 pupils sat a hugely diverse range of GCSE and other nationally recognised examinations in a range of subjects including Science, Maths, English, History, Geography, PE, ICT and Art as well as home cooking skills, power boating, life saving and indoor climbing. On average they achieved nine qualifications per pupil.
Head Teacher Alison Ford said: “We’re thrilled that, in summary, the majority of our pupils achieved one or more qualification relevant to their further education pathway. We are extremely pleased with the results across all examinations that have been achieved by our young people. It is a true reflection of their hard work and determination – their success is part of the significant progress that our young people make in all aspects of their personal development.
“We have a strong ethos here of working with individual children to make sure they are given every opportunity to reach their potential and given the tools to do so.
“The students should of very proud of their achievements – whether it is a GCSE or another qualification – as this will help them achieve those things they wish to in the future and prepare them for life after the school environment.
“All of the young people at Olsen House School have previously found mainstream settings are not meeting their own individual needs had found it difficult to gain qualifications. There is a deep sense of pride when a child achieves in school and we are focused on supporting young people to be prepared for their futures and help them gain skills and vocational experience also.”
Across the company’s seven secondary schools, pupils achieved a range of qualifications with more than 320 separate achievements recorded for students across more than 40 different qualifications on offer.