GCSEs: Rushden Academy

The school's headteacher is "incredibly proud"

Thursday, 20th August 2020, 11:38 am
Updated Thursday, 20th August 2020, 11:42 am
Students at Rushden Academy are celebrating

Pupils at Rushden Academy are celebrating today after they received their GCSE results after a challenging year.

With students unable to take exams because of the Covid-19 pandemic teachers awarded grades based on predictions of how they would have performed.

And at the Rushden school pupils excelled with top grades of 9s, 8s and 7s in many subjects.

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Principal Jane Burton said: “I am incredibly proud of our pupils and their achievements this year. I know how hard they have worked, particularly during the recent challenging circumstances and these results are a true reflection of their perseverance to succeed.

“I would also like to thank our staff, parents and the wider school community who have played a vital role in providing our pupils with both emotional and academic support throughout their time with us at Rushden Academy.”

“I hope that all of our pupils enjoy a fulfilling life, that they make the most of their time in TENC or other sixth form destinations or in the workplace and to let them know that Team Rushden wishes them all the very best with their future plans.”

Students to achieve some of the best grades included: Callum Abraham, Shannon Addison, Aliyah Atkins, Charlie Baciu, Alfie Bates, Charlotte Bing, Sam Brabant, Emily Carter, Tammin Chettle, Alex Clothier, Ellie Court, Hallie Cutting, Naomi Ellis, Freshta Ghuss, Elliot Gunn, Shannon Hewson, Keeley Hobbs, Cameron Holloway, Alice Lilley, Maddison Mardell, Joshy Matthews, Natalie Mutiswa, Millie Nurrish, Ifiok Offiong, Matthew Orton, Sara Pavic, Evan Stapleton, Charlie Street, Katie Vallee and Isobelle Welford.