Following on from outstanding achievement at ‘A’ level recently, staff and students at Abbey Community College are delighted to celebrate GCSE success.
Having made the transition into Year 12 last September, students have recorded some great individual achievements with clusters of A*-C grades. High performers of particular note are Lauren Paddock A*, two As, two Bs and two Cs, Ryan Lau four As and three Bs, Taylor Lemon A*, A, four Bs and one C, Sophie Marshall and Demi Hutchinson with A*, A, three Bs and three Cs. Jamie Bingham also achieved A, five Bs and one C along with Jack Boyland A, four Bs and two Cs and Adam Kelso A, three Bs and three Cs.
The school performed particularly well in the key STEM subjects with students achieving 84 per cent A*-C grades in double award science, 95 per cent in ICT and 100 per cent in engineering.
Results in the vocational subjects of health and social care, travel and tourism and sports studies were outstanding with 92 per cent, 100 per cent and 92 per cent of students achieving A*-C grades respectively.
Commenting on these results, the Principal, Mrs Maria Quinn highlighted that a significant number of students will now progress to study a variety of subjects at Sixth Form and acknowledged that the examination successes in the first year of Abbey Community College have now laid a firm foundation for the continued raising of achievement in the future.