Students excel at GCSE

Posted: 25th August 2016

All Saints’ Academy bucks the national trend by achieving the best ever higher level GCSE grades. A quarter of students achieved 5+ A*- B grades and nearly half of all students achieved at least one A or A* grade.  Mr Dermot McNiffe, Principal, said “In a climate where examinations are becoming increasingly demanding, our students and teachers continue to rise and meet the challenge.  This year we welcome the introduction of the new Progress 8 measure, as we see this as a positive step in recognising the academic progress of all our students at All Saints’ Academy.  We are delighted that our Progress 8 score will be another improvement on last year”.

Year 11 student, Teresa Etheredge achieved exceptional GCSE results gaining 7 A*s and 4 A grades. Teresa will be studying Chemistry, Biology, Maths and English Literature at A Level. Teresa said "I am so happy with my results, I did better than I thought I would."

Brandon Etheridge exceeded his own expectations with A* grades in both RE and English Literature and A grades in History, Film Studies and Maths as well as doing well in his other subjects. Brandon said "I am more than happy with what I have achieved. I did so much better than I expected. I even got a B in Computing, a subject I was not confident I would pass."

Emily Slender achieved 6 A*s, 2 As, 1 B and a C. She said "I’m really pleased with my results." Emily will be studying Chemistry, Biology, Maths and English Literature at A-Level.

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