GCSE RESULTS: Tarleton Academy surpasses expectations

Students at Tarleton Academy have once again surpassed all expectations with outstanding results across the board

Friday, 26th August 2016, 12:00 pm
Updated Friday, 26th August 2016, 1:04 pm
Tarleton Academy GCSE winners

The Academy has forged ahead yet again, outstripping national averages and performing at the highest levels with the new progress measures.

A total of 79 per cent of grades achieved by the students studying at Tarleton were A*-C compared to 67 per cent nationally. with 70 per cent of these students also achieving five or more GCSE A*-C grades including English and maths.

English has maintained its excellence with 80 per cent achieving A*-C in English with 33 percent of these grades at A*/A. Maths has also maintained outstanding outcomes in a year which has seen grade boundaries rise and the national pass rate decline yet again. 77 per cent of current students have achieved A* to C compared to 61 per cent nationally.

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A large number of other subjects are also celebrated fabulous results. Modern languages (French, Spanish and Portuguese) are revelling in 100 per cent A*-C with 55 per cent at A*/A. Other subjects significantly above national average include: history, geography RE, drama (95 per cent), ICT GCSE, computer studies and PE.

Outstanding individual successes are being celebrated at the very top end with a stunning 11 A* for Katie Ollerton closely followed with all A*/A by Amy Goymer (10A*/1A), Robyn Hipwell (nine A* and two A) and James Stoker (seven A*/four A).

Other strong performances across the board include Katie White , Anna Gautrey, Glenn Sherwin, Hannah Hill, Jake Currie, and Helen Lumsden.