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Best GCSE Results Ever!

posted 21 Aug 2014, 01:34 by Dean Stokes   [ updated 21 Aug 2014, 03:08 ]
Maltings Academy students are celebrating achieving the best GCSE results in the school’s history.

This summer’s results show a leap of 7% from last year, with a total of 63% of students gaining five or more A* to C grades, including English and maths.

In the core subjects, 81% of students achieved an A* to C grade in English, while 72% scored the top grades in maths.

This is the fourth year running the school, in Spinks Lane, Witham, has enjoyed a boost in its results.

Star performers include:

  • Thomas McKeown - 5 A*; 5 A; 1 B and 1 Distinction
  • James Sullivan - 7 A*; 2 A; 1 C and 1 Distinction
  • Reece Ismay - 5 A*; 3 A; 1 B; 1 C and 1 Distinction
  • Alana Banyard - 4 A*; 5 A; 1 B; 1 Distinction* and 1 Distinction
  • Emily James - 4 A*; 6 A; 1 B; 1 Distinction* and 1 Distinction
  • Maria Rogers - 4 A*; 3 A; 3 B; 1 Distinction and 1 Merit
  • Joseph Brunt - 2 A*; 7 A; 1 B and 1 Distinction
  • Jessica Elliott - 2 A*; 8 A; 2 Distinction* and 1 Distinction
  • Michael Upson - 2 A*; 6 A; 2 B and 1 Distinction
  • Mikayla Drayton - 2 A*; 4 A; 4 B and 1 Distinction
  • Jessica Mitchell - 2 A*; 5 A; 3 B; 1 Distinction* and 1 Distinction
  • Cameron Brown - 1 A*; 4 A; 3 B; 1 C and 1 Distinction
  • Mollie Rushen - 7 A; 3 B and 1 Distinction
  • Alexander Claydon - 6 A; 2 B; 2 C and 1 Distinction

The latest results show the school has seen a 21% rise in its results over the past three years.

Principal John Szynal said: “We are delighted with the outstanding GCSE results attained by our students this year, which continues the academy’s excellent rising trend in achievement across the curriculum over the last five years. These are the best results in the academy’s history and are a credit to the students and staff who have worked exceptionally hard. We are extremely proud, especially in the current educational climate in which gaining GCSEs is being made more difficult. Congratulations to our students and staff.”