GCSE Results 2019: Thomas Middlecott Academy, Kirton
Students at Thomas Middlecott Academy in KIrton are today celebrating their GCSE results, with more students achieving the highest grades than in previous years.
Part of the David Ross Education Trust, the academy has made progress in a number of areas following on from its successful Ofsted inspection in the summer term.
For the first time, students took GCSEs in individual sciences at the academy with 50 per cent achieving a grade 4+ in each of biology, chemistry and physics. In BTEC Sport students also did particularly well with 74 per cent of students achieved Level 2 BTEC qualification. Students taking a number of modern foreign languages also performed consistently well once again this year.
Overall, the Academy has seen some star performances from a number of students who have achieved high grades and made significant progress from their starting points:
Head girl Marietta Mirowska made the most progress in the year group and achieved 11 GCSEs, including grade 9 in English literature and Polish, grade 8 in English language, religious studies and French and grade 6 in geography and art.
Her twin sister Malwina also made very impressive progress from her starting point and achieved 11 GCSEs, including a grade 9 in photography, a merit in BTEC Sport, and grade 5 in English literature, religious studies and Polish.
Caitlin Moore achieved 10 GCSEs, including grade 6 in English language, English literature, mathematics, biology and religious studies.
Head teacher Jo Myhill-Johnson said: “I am incredibly proud of our students and their achievements today. Their hard work and dedication of our staff have resulted in some fantastic results which will allow them to continue their journey to their next phase of education and training.”
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