The Grammar School at Leeds (GSAL) has topped the league tables in Yorkshire for its performance in the 2011 English Baccalaureate GCSEs.
The English Baccalaureate is a measure which recognises where pupils have secured a C grade or better across a core of academic subjects – English, mathematics, history or geography, the sciences and a language.
In all, 86 per cent of GSAL students achieved the grades in the core English Baccalaureate subjects, while 99.2 per cent passed at grades A* to C across all subjects….
The Grammar School at Leeds has joined forces with HSBC Bank to offer scholarships to prospective sixth form students.
HSBC’s Scholarship Programme is designed to support education for students with strong academic potential who come from state schools.
The funded places at GSAL will be available to students with a minimum of five grade B passes at GCSE and will be means tested.
One student who has benefited from the HSBC programme in the past is Matthew Livesey, now a second year medical student at Sheffield University. Matthew, from Morley, attended…