Gainsborough: GCSE success at Gainsborough Academy

Gainsborough Academy celebrate GCSE results
Gainsborough Academy celebrate GCSE results

Students and staff were full of smiles at the Gainsborough Academy as they celebrated great GCSE results.

The school has seen an increase in the number of A* and A grades.

There has been a 100 per cent increase on last years A* and A grades in Maths, 10 per cent in Biology and 20 per cent in RE.

Principal Vicky Simcock is extremely proud of all the students who have achieved excellent results in this year’s exams.

She said: “I am exceptionally proud of our students outcomes this year. They are an outstanding set of results.”

“There has been an significant improvement in Science and Humanities.”

“I am really pleased.”

“We have done a lot of work in Science.”

“We have proven our worth.”

“These are the outcomes we have been working towards.”

“We have had such a high number of grade A and A* and it is a detriment to the hard work the staff and students have put in.”

“We have been through a lot over the last year as an Academy.”

“The work we have put in has resulted in a significant improvement in students outcomes.”

“We have a robust plan of action in place for the future and we are confident that we will see continued progress and increased improvement in future years.”

Kyle Fogarty is the highest achieving boy at the school and he came away with one A*, four A’s, five B’s and one C.

He said: “I am going to Queen Elizabeth High School to do Further Maths and History. Those are the subjects I did well in and I enjoyed them at GCSE level.”

“I want to go on to do Computer Science at university. I have an interest in programming and how computers work. “

“I’m really pleased with my results, it was a lot of hard work.”

Head girl Mollie Thorpe is an aspiring dancer and has been given a place at a dance school in Essex to pursue her dreams.

She said: “I did really well and I’m going to a dance college in Essex.”

“I want to become a professional dancer.”

“I started dancing when I was three-years-old and I want to continue with it.”

“I have really enjoyed being the head girl.”

“It has been a lot of hard work but it has paid off.”

And Mollie’s mum couldn’t be proud of her daughter’s success.

Wendy Thorpe said: “We really value the support from the school.”

“Mollie has thrived at Gainsborough Academy.”

“She has got an outstanding set of results and they have given her the basis for a great future.”

Another proud mum was Callum Cutts mum who can’t believe how well her son has done in his exams after being told from being at primary school he would never get a GCSE in English but has come away with two D’s.

She said: “He came to Gainsborough Academy half way through Year 9.”

“He has excelled in every subject.”

“He didn’t speak until he was six and he had to have speech therapy.”

“He has always struggled with it.”

“I am so proud. I just wish I had sent him to the Academy earlier.”

Hannah Richardson is off to Lincoln College to study A Levels in Maths, History, Psychology and possibly English.

She said: “I am over the moon.”

“I have liked Maths for a long time and I find History interesting.”

“I went to an open day at Lincoln College and Psychology seemed like something I would enjoy.”

“I am possibly going to do English because everyone tells me I should be a Sports Reporter as I love sports.”