Best ever GCSE results for Maltings Academy in Witham - scores have risen by 21% in three years

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Maltings Academy in Witham achieved its best ever GCSE results.

A total of 63% pupils gained five or more A* to C grades, including English and maths.

And 81% achieved an A* to C grade in English, while 72% scored the top grades in maths.

The latest results show the Spinks Lane school has seen a 21% rise over the past three years.

Star performers included: Thomas McKeown, 5 A*, 5 A, 1 B and 1 Distinction; James Sullivan, 7 A*, 2 A, 1 C and 1 Distinction, Reece Ismay, 5 A*, 3 A, 1 B, 1 C and 1 Distinction, Alana Banyard, 4 A*, 5 A, 1 B, 1 Distinction* and 1 Distinction, Emily James, 4 A*, 6 A, 1 B, 1 Distinction* and 1 Distinction; Maria Rogers, 4 A*, 3 A, 3 B, 1 Distinction and 1 Merit; Joseph Brunt, 2 A*,7 A, 1 B and 1 Distinction; Jessica Elliott, 2 A*, 8 A, 2 Distinction* and 1 Distinction; Michael Upson, 2 A*, 6 A, 2 B and 1 Distinction; Mikayla Drayton, 2 A*, 4 A, 4 B and 1 Distinction, Jessica Mitchell, 2 A*, 5 A, 3 B, 1 Distinction* and 1 Distinction; Cameron Brown, 1 A*, 4 A, 3 B, 1 C and 1 Distinction; Mollie Rushen, 7 A, 3 B and 1 Distinction; Alexander Claydon, 6 A, 2 B, 2 C and 1 Distinction

Principal John Szynal said: “We are delighted with the outstanding GCSE results attained by our students this year, which continues the academy’s excellent rising trend in achievement across the curriculum over the last five years.

“These are the best results in the academy’s history and are a credit to the students and staff who have worked exceptionally hard.

“We are extremely proud, especially in the current educational climate in which gaining GCSEs is being made more difficult.

“Congratulations to our students and staff.”

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12:05pm Thu 21 Aug 14

Jack222 says...

Best ever result ? Given the way the whole system has changed there is no valid statistical comparison with previous years. It's like comparing an apple with an orange even though its still called GCSE.
Best ever result ? Given the way the whole system has changed there is no valid statistical comparison with previous years. It's like comparing an apple with an orange even though its still called GCSE. Jack222
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