Weston Favell Academy has managed hit the national target for the number of pupils expected to achieve five A* to C grades in cluding English and maths for the first time.
Results show that 72 per cent of pupils at the Weston Favell Academy have gained five or more GCSE passes which is up seven per cent from 2012.
A total of 41 per cent of pupils also gained five or more GCSE passes, including English and maths, above the 40 per cent Givernment ‘floor target’.
Pupils with particularly good results included Ian Best, with three A*s, five As and two distinctions, Reginald Afrifa, three A*s, four As, one B and four distinctions, Daniel Cookman, three A*s, six As and two Distinctions, Ellis Holgate – two A*s, two As, four Bs and four Distinctions, Laura Johnston – one A*, four As and five Bs and Nicola Withers – one A*, six As and three Bs.
Rachel Steele, Principal, said: “I am delighted with these results in our first year as an Academy, which reflect the dedication, hard work and commitment of the students and staff.
“It is really pleasing to see so many achieve fantastic results which will allow them to progress to the next stage of their lives with this success behind them.
“The results demonstrate the progress that Weston Favell has made since becoming an academy in September 2012 and provides a platform from which we can drive up standards further.”
The Weston Favell Academy is one of the 17 Academies sponsored by the Greenwood Dale Foundation Trust (GDFT).
Barry Day, Chief Executive of the GDFT, said: “We are satisfied that after our first year both English and mathematics results have improved in addition to the overall five or more GCSE passes (A* - C).
“We are now in a position where, over the next year, we can improve these results significantly.”