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GCSE results day 2019: Charles Read Academy




At Charles Read Academy, 37 per cent of students have secured grades 9 to 4 in English and Maths.

In Science, French, and VCERT Food students did particularly well, with 62 per cent, 60 per cent and 57 per cent respectively achieving grade 4 and above. In Food 43 per cent achieved a Distinction and 29% a Distinction*.

This year saw the introduction of the new exams in virtually all GCSE subjects. Under the new grading system, 9 – 1 replaces the old A* - G, with a grade 7 equating to an A and a 4 reading across to a C.

Mollie Patterson is proud of her GCSE results at Charles Read Academy. (15626755)
Mollie Patterson is proud of her GCSE results at Charles Read Academy. (15626755)

The school has seen improvements in French, Art, VCERT Food and PE with some star performances from a number of students. Particularly strong was the performance of Mollie Patterson and Hollie Miller who did very well amassing one grade 9, three grade 8s, four grade 7s, five grade 6s and a Pass and Distinction in Sport BTEC between them.

Hollie Miller is pleased with her GCSE results at Charles Read Academy. (15626087)
Hollie Miller is pleased with her GCSE results at Charles Read Academy. (15626087)

Sue Jones, principal of Charles Read Academy, said: “I am really proud of the effort and hard work that students and staff put in ensuring that Charles Read Academy continues on its journey of improvement.”

Rowena Hackwood, Chief Executive of the David Ross Education Trust said: “We recognise the improvements Charles Read Academy is making. Our schools create rich and exciting learning environments that inspire students to become their confident, academic best. We are committed to giving every child a world class education which helps broaden their horizons, and that ambition is being realised at Charles Read Academy.”


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