There was a record turn-out at Pleckgate High School’s Open Days as the school continues to flourish following its outstanding GCSE results.
Prospective pupils, with their parents, heard from Head Teacher Mr Cocker and took a look around the state-of-the-art school.
Pleckgate enjoyed impressive GCSE results with an outstanding 27 pupils achieving the highest Grade 9 across Mathematics and English, which solidfied Pleckgate’s position as one of the highest performing Mathematics departments in the country.
Prospective pupils had a look in the Maths Department, having a go at programming a car, while they also visited the Science Department, with more pupils getting A*s and As in their GCSE Science results than ever before.
Primary school pupils also had the chance to try out the school’s gym, play table tennis in the sports hall, test their cooking skills in Food Technology and visit the Technology and Engineering Department.
“We were incredibly proud of our GCSE results and were delighted with the number of prospective pupils and parents who came to look around Pleckgate,” said Head Teacher Mr Cocker.
“We have a strong trend of academic achievement at Pleckgate while we also encourage sports, our football team played at Ewood Park last year, and we have raised a vast amount of money for various charities over the last five years.
“Our school philosophy is ‘Aspire & Believe, Act & Succeed’ and our school is thriving.”