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Best ever GCSE results for the 4th year running

24th Aug 2018

Best ever GCSE results for the 4th year running

The Grangefield Academy celebrates GCSE results

Students at The Grangefield Academy, one of ten secondary Academies sponsored by Northern Education Trust, have achieved their best ever GCSE results for the 4th year running.

The Academy has also secured a significant number of strong passes in English and Maths with 60% of the students achieving grade 5 or above in both subjects. This marks a 25% increase on the same measure last year.

An amazing 76% students overall achieved a pass in English and Maths, demonstrating an improvement of 15% on last year's results.

There were some outstanding individual successes:

Ellie Brown achieved some outstanding results including grade 9s (the highest grade) in Chemistry and Geography. She also achieve grade 8s in English Language, English Literature, Maths and Physics.

Dominique Henry achieved a grade 9 in Art whilst securing grade 8s in History and English Literature and grade 7s in English Language, Maths and Combined Science.

Martha Johncey celebrated success with grade 8s in Chemistry, English Literature, Physics and RE and grade 7s in Biology, French and English Language.

Nikki Gibb, Associate Executive Principal of The Grangefield Academy thanked the students and staff for their efforts and commitment, saying "I'm delighted that the hard work and commitment of our students has been rewarded with these outstanding results.It makes their effort and dedication worthwhile, and I'd like to thank the staff for their continued passion for ensuring our students succeed."

Rob Tarn, Chief Executive of Northern Education Trust, said "When considering the vastly improved results this year across all ten secondary academies sponsored by Northern Education Trust I offer my sincere congratulations and thanks to all students and staff. These results reflect the many positive changes that have taken place in our academies, with the introduction of a range of new systems. Much greater expectations have been placed on students, and these results show how brilliantly they have responded and how hard they have worked. We aim to enhance the life chances of the children and young people in our care, and these results are the culmination of their incredible efforts and dedication, allowing them to progress to the next stage of their lives with confidence in their abilities to succeed. We are extremely proud of our students and wish them every success with their futures".