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GCSE results day 2019: Sir William Robertson Academy, Welbourn

Students from Sir William Robertson Academy in Welbourn are over the moon with their GCSE results with many gaining grades 9, 8 and 7 across several subjects.

The school is celebrating a record-breaking year with students' 9-5 grades showing an eight per cent increase on 2018.

Tom Penneck, from Newark, is celebrating with fantastic results in his nine GCSEs with a grade 9 in chemistry (equating to higher than an A* with the new grading system), 8s in maths, physics and biology (equivalent to a high A), a grade B in additional maths and 7s in English literature and English language (equivalent to a grade A), a 6 in geography and a 5 in German.

Benjamin and Felicity Ashcroft (15599134)
Benjamin and Felicity Ashcroft (15599134)

Georgie Hellard, from Navenby, gained a grade 9 in her maths GCSE and a B in additional maths.

Charlie Hamilton, from Coddington, was absolutely delighted with his results gaining five grade 8s in English literature, English language, history, art and design and performing arts, grade 7s in double science, a grade 6 in maths and a merit in Level 2 BTEC sport.

Lilly Donohoe, from Newark, achieved grade 8s in double science, German, maths, a B in additional maths, a 7 in geography, a distinction* in Level 2 BTEC sport and a 6 in English literature and English language.

Charlie Hamilton (15599136)
Charlie Hamilton (15599136)

Twins Benjamin and Felicity Ashcroft, from Cranwell, did exceptionally well with Benjamin securing grades 8s in biology, chemistry and physics, a grade B in additional maths, 7s in history and maths, grade 6 in English literature, English language and geography and a 5 in German; Felicity gained 8s in double science, maths, a B in additional maths, a 7 in German, 6s in English language and performing arts and 5s in English literature and history.

Libby Carrington, from Balderton, achieved a grade 9 in performing arts, a 7 in English language, grade 6s in English literature, double science, history, maths, sport and a 5 in German.

Matthew Andrew, from Newark, gained a grade 8 in GCSE sport, 7s in English literature, maths, history, science and a C in additional maths.

These students will be joining the sixth form along with more than 45 others as they move into Year 12 to study their A level and BTEC courses.

Libby Carrington (15599141)
Libby Carrington (15599141)

Six students from other local schools will also be joining the well-established sixth form which celebrated its "fantastic" A level results last week.

All GCSE subject areas have seen significant increases in their performance and GCSE and BTEC Sport has once again seen a 100 per cent pass rate with many students celebrating top grades.

Headteacher Mark Guest said: "I am absolutely delighted for our students! Their hard work and dedication has paid-off in the best way possible.

Matthew Andrew (15599143)
Matthew Andrew (15599143)

"It was truly wonderful to see a hall full of smiling faces this morning as our students received their grades.

"I must also pay tribute to the hard work and commitment of all of their teachers – we are immensely proud of the fact that our staff always go the extra mile to engage and enthuse our students.

"This year’s results are the best in the history of the school by a considerable margin."

Tom Penneck (15599145)
Tom Penneck (15599145)


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