GCSE RESULTS: ‘Delight’ for Sir William Robertson Academy

Millie Randall, from Wellingore, and Molly Burgess, from Navenby, with their GCSE results.

Millie Randall, from Wellingore, and Molly Burgess, from Navenby, with their GCSE results.

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Pupils from Sir William Robertson Academy, Welbourn, are delighted with their GCSE success.

A total of 54 per cent of students gained five A*-C grades including English and maths which matched the school’s outstanding results from last year. Almost 20 per cent of students passed with grades A*-A and 70 per cent of GCSEs were at grades A*-C or above.

Rebecca Hedge, from Navenby, with her results.

Rebecca Hedge, from Navenby, with her results.

Students in the Sleaford area who did particluarly well include Rebecca Hedge, from Navenby, who is celebrating her 8As and 1B, Danni Smith from Cranwell with 2A*s, 3As and 6Bs, and Klaudia Kubanek, from Leasingham, who gained an A* in German, 3As and 2Bs.

Headteacher Mark Guest said: “We are delighted with the performance of our GCSE students. Seventy-five per cent of our students gained five GCSEs at grade C or above. This is a reflection of our students’ fantastic hard work and commitment, the outstanding teaching they received from our talented team of teachers and the unswerving support of their parents. Record numbers of our students are returning to our Sixth Form in September and we look forward to welcoming them onto our A Level and vocational courses as the school continues to go from strength to strength.”

Ninety-seven per cent of students studying GCSE PE gained A*-C grades and all 13 students who undertook the Double Award in PE at GCSE achieved A*-C. Furthermore, 100 per cent of students taking chemistry and additional maths gained A*-C, with 97 per cent taking biology and physics passing with A*-C grades, and 91 per cent for statistics.

This year saw the school record its highest number of students achieving the English Baccalaureate with 30 per cent gaining the qualification.

Collecting their results are Erin Draper, from Balderton, and Charlotte Johnson, from Welbourn.

Collecting their results are Erin Draper, from Balderton, and Charlotte Johnson, from Welbourn.