It was all smiles as Magnus Church of England Academy welcomed it’s GCSE students to collect their results.
Magnus Church of England Academy welcomed it students in to school to collect their GCSE results today and with pass rates increasing, there was plenty to smile about.
There were many notable performances from many students including Ciaron Bateman, who said he was pleased the day had finally arrived “I achieved a 9 in both maths and science, 6 in English Literature and French, a 7 in Computer Science and a 7 in Geography and I am pleased with that. They are better than I expected I have enjoyed Magnus and the teachers have been very supportive.”
Many other students achieved strong passes in all of their subjects, with exceptional grades in some. Louis Edwards achieved 4 grade 9’s in English Language, Maths, and Double Science, and said “I’ve done a lot better than I thought I would. I was hoping for one 9, maybe two, and my results are much better than I expected. I’m staying here at Magnus to do physics maths and computer science A levels at Magnus. I really enjoy Magnus and I think my results show that it’s a good school.”
Other results included, Leah Gasson is pleased with the 3 grade 9’s in Art, Geography and Religious Studies, Brannon Matthews - 8 in Maths, Rebecca Mulholland – 2 grade 8’s (English and Geography) and Katie White - 9 in geography and L2Distinction in Performing Arts.
Figures demonstrate that results for students at the Academy have once again increased those achieving a pass, that is a Grade 4+, in English and in Maths, with Grade 4+ in English rising by 11% to 73%, and in Grade 4+ in Maths, increasing by 5% to 62%.
The Academy also increased the percentage of students achieving the highest grades (9-7) particularly in Maths with overall figures revealing the Academy are expected to be above national average overall, in Maths, and other Ebacc subjects including science.
Principal Anna Martin said, “I am immensely proud of the achievements of our students this year. We have seen again an uplift in overall results and most importantly students have the grades they need to take the next step in their education. I am delighted that so many have chosen to return to our growing sixth form provision, which we know from last week’s results, will ensure they continue to achieve the very best that they are capable of. I would like to wish all our students the very best for the future.”
Average grades achieved overall, in all subjects at Magnus, was above a GCSE level 4 pass, with some notable increases in many subjects including Art, which saw a 26% rise and 100% Grade 4+ pass rate, also History showed a 10% increase in Grade 4+, Computer Science an 18% increase in Grade 4+ and Technology, achieving a whopping 32% increase in Grade 4+.§