Kearsley Academy

Preparing for the future

GCSE Success Story

31st Aug 2018

GCSE Success Story

Students at Kearsley Academy, one of ten secondary Academies sponsored by Northern Education Trust, have achieved their best ever GCSE results.

The Academy has also shown a strong improvement in the number of passes in English and Maths.An amazing 63% students overall achieved a pass in English and Maths, demonstrating an improvement of 21% on last year's results, with 56% of the Year group leaving the Academy with a strong pass in Maths or English.

There were some outstanding individual successes:

Levi Arden achieved 4 x grade 9's, 3 x grade 8's and a Grade 7

Twins Harry and Milly Moxham achieved a combined 5 x Grade 8's and 6 x Grade 7's, and

Abigail Marchant scored 1x Grade 8 and 2 x Grade 7's

Kim McKee, Principal of Kearsley Academy for this cohort of students, thanked the students and staff for their efforts and commitment, saying: "this is a superb set of results for Kearsley Academy and I am absolutely delighted for our students. They have worked so hard to achieve this significant improvement with results that are half as good again as what the academy achieved last year . Some of our students have overcome difficult obstacles to achieve their success. It is the resilience of our students and their commitment to achieve that makes them so proud of all they have accomplished. Our students are highly ambitious and many are now embarking in the next steps of their education and are committed to pursuing their passions. We all wish them the very best!

I'd like to thank the staff for their continued dedication to ensuring our students succeed - these results are testament to their energy and enthusiasm for helping our students achieve the very best from their education".

Jo Nolan, Executive Principal of Kearsley Academy added her praise: saying "We're delighted with these results, which reflect the dedication and commitment shown by both students and staff, making all their hard work worthwhile.My thanks and congratulations to you all.My thanks also go to the parents, carers, governors and the Trust Board for their continued support - our students and staff couldn't succeed without your help".

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".

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