At Urswick School, 50 per cent of the year group have secured five or more A*-C grades including English and maths – an improvement of 12 per cent on last year’s results. “More than one in two students achieved an A*/A, whilst nearly every student achieved at least five GCSE passes”.
Some of the Kirkham school’s top performing students gained A*-A grades across all of their exams.
Previous year 40 per cent of students achieved the top grades.
Vice principal Ben Creaser said: “These results show that performance in our core and option subjects are great, enabling our students to progress onto their chosen post-16 courses and apprenticeships”.
Wendy Marshall, chief executive of the David Ross Education Trust, of which Skegness Grammar School is a part, said: “We have very high expectations at Skegness Grammar School and these are reflected in results that are continuing to impress”.
STUDENTS across St Helens have been celebrating after receiving their GCSE results.
Woodbridge High School students are looking towards the prospect of university as they received their GCSEs this morning (August 20).
Emma Sahall also from Newark gained an A* in Maths, her AS Level in Maths (C) taken a year early, and 8 A’s.
Amy Croasdale, achieved three A*s, seven As, a B and a Distinction.
Nathan said: “I’m really pleased with the results. These subjects offer a firm foundation for a range of careers choices and I expect will be welcome news for those in the business sector seeking young people to join their industry”. “I congratulate all the students on their achievements and thank staff at both academies for their continued hard work and dedication to the academies”.
“Many staff came in to share the GCSE results day and we’re all proud of the students”.