GCSE Delight for Pupils at Sir William Robertson Academy

Pupils from Sir William Robertson Academy in Welbourn are delighted with their GCSE success with many gaining A* grades across several subjects.

A total of 78 per cent of students gained A*-C grades in GCSE English which is 13 per cent above the national average, according to the school.

Charley Hawthorn, Megan Milner and Keshia Milne with their GCSE results at Sir William Robertson Academy. EMN-150820-141849001

Charley Hawthorn, Megan Milner and Keshia Milne with their GCSE results at Sir William Robertson Academy. EMN-150820-141849001

Joshua Kilcullen from Coddington was absolutely delighted with his results gaining 5 A*’s in English Language, Maths, Music, Religious Studies and Physics and 5 A’s in Biology, Chemistry, English Literature, Geography and German.

Megan Milner from Balderton gained 3 A*’s in Art & Design, English Literature and History and 6 A’s in Maths, English Language, Biology, Chemistry and German. Emma Sahall, also from Newark, gained an A* in Maths, her AS Level in Maths (C) taken a year early, and 8 A’s.

Sophie Corby from Sleaford was extremely pleased with two A*’s in English Literature and German, 5 A’s in Science, Additional Science, French, Media Studies and Religious Studies and 3 B’s.

Another successful pupil is Aisha Mamadi from Newark who gained an A* in Religious Studies, 7 A’s and 2 B’s.

The school’s other success stories included Jazz Brown from Newark who received 2 A*’s in German and Maths, 5 A’s in Science, Additional Science, English Literature, Geography and Music and 2 B’s; Bethany Hassall from Bassingham with two A* in Chemistry and Religious Studies, 4 A’s and 4 B’s; Joseph Haggo from Greylees, Sleaford with an A* in Maths, 5 A’s and 4 B’s; and Charley Hawthorn from Ancaster who gained 7 A’s and 3 B’s.

Mark Guest, headteacher commented: “We are absolutely delighted with this year’s results. Sixty-three per cent of students achieved A*-C in GCSE Maths which is in line with this year’s national average.

“This confirms the excellent judgement we received in this summer’s OFSTED inspection and is a reflection of the hard work of our staff and students, alongside the unstinting support from our parents. As a result of these magnificent results, it is set to be a record year for admissions to our thriving Sixth Form.”