St Hugh’s students beat Government’s target and 99% will keep learning

STUDENTS in year 11 at The West Grantham Academy St Hugh’s celebrated a fantastic set of results in their GCSEs and BTECs.

This year, 90 per cent achieved five GCSE Grade A*-C, smashing the Government target of 64 per cent.

And 99 per cent of them secured places in further education, employment or training; including 50 per cent who will commence Level Three courses at Grantham College.

Highest achievers included Head Girl Jessica Bacon, who achieved B grades in maths and English, Cs in double science, French, Spanish and history, an A grade in GCSE PE and three BTECs at distinction* including a level three qualification in engineering.

Head Boy Jake Spridgens got an A in maths, Bs in English, double science and GCSE PE, a C in French and two qualifications at distinction* level in ICT and engineering including a distinction in level three engineering.

Sorin Tuca’s achievements included As in maths and Spanish, Bs in English, French, double science and history. Vanessa George achieved A grades in English and French and C grades in maths, Spanish and science.

A grades were given to Jonathan Mytton in English and to Matthew Potter and Shannon Tarver in maths.

An A* was awarded to Borislav Merdzhanov in Spanish alongside his Bs in English, maths and history and a C in French.

For the first year over ten percent of students have achieved GCSEs in two modern foreign languages.

Headteacher Louise Bennett said: “Students and staff have worked exceptionally hard to secure these fantastic grades and we know that they will apply themselves well to their post 16 studies.

“These excellent results are testament to the hard work, expertise and energy of the fantastic staff team at St Hugh’s who are committed to ensuring that all students achieve their full potential and find their element.”