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- Education Professionals
GCSE results at Broadoak Mathematics and Computing College in Weston-Super-Mare have risen from 24 per cent achieving A*-C in 2003 to 50 per cent in 2007.
These results have been achieved despite a profile of attainment below the national average, and the improvements have had a positive effect on the school's relationship with parents and the wider community.
Headteacher Linda Heaven-Woolley puts the school's success down to raising the standards of teaching and learning, raising the aspirations of children and parents, and raising the bar of what can be achieved.
Part of the series: Improving GCSE Results