GCSEs: Rushden Academy

GCSE results.
GCSE results.

Pupils at Rushden Academy are celebrating after a 10 per cent improvement on the GCSE results from last year.

Forty-five per cent of students achieved five A* to C GCSEs including English and maths, with a significant improvement in A* to B grades which was particularly evident in science.

A number of students have been congratulated on achieving outstanding results in their subjects, including: Alexandra Curtis (nine A*s and one A), Jack Bond: (three A*s, seven As and one distinction*), Rhys Darby (five A*s, distinction* and six As), Imogen Kitchen (five A*s and four As), Caitlin Mitchell (three A*s and eight As), Tom Reed (two A*s and seven As), Katie Stretch (seven A*s and two As) and Owen Walding (five A*s and four As).

Vice-principal Jane Burton said this was testament to the hard work and dedication of staff and students alike.

The school also congratulated Chloe Pond, Callum Bale, Rebecca Colwell, Sydney Knowles, Faith Thompson, Abbie Tearl, Alice Cowl, Rose-Anne Wright, Victoria Oxby and Bradley Carter for significantly beating their targets in many of their subjects.