Somercotes Academy in North Somercotes is today celebrating another exceptional year of GCSE results - with 65 per cent of students achieving at least a standard pass in Maths and English.
These improved results follow on from the success in 2016 when outcomes were vastly improved after the school joining Tollbar Multi Academy Trust. Somercotes Academy GCSE Results.
This year 80 per cent of students achieved at least a standard pass in English and 67 per cent gained a standard pass in Maths.
Caroline Yates, Somercotes Academy Principal, said: "I am very proud of all the students and staff today. Achieving good results in English and Maths is vital for these students to move forward with the courses they have chosen post-16. I am very grateful to the Multi Academy Trust for the substantial level of support they have given to enable our young people to do so well. The teaching staff have worked tirelessly to assist the students to achieve these results, with many hours of extra-curricular revision classes."
David Hampson, chief executive of Tollbar Multi Academy Trust, said: "These results are outstanding. For a relatively new academy with such a mixed ability cohort, and with the added pressure of the unpredictability of this year's changed curriculum and grade system, Somercotes students have produced exceptional results." He added "I am so very proud of them all, and of the staff for their dedication and determination to ensure that the students succeed. These students can now move on to the next stage of their education armed with the grades they need for future success."
Progress 8 Figures:
Alford Grammar +0.41
Somercotes Academy -0.2
King Edward VI Grammar School +0.27
John Spendluffe College +0.07
Skegness Grammar School +0.02
Cordeaux Academy -0.13
Monks' Dyke -0.58
Skegness Academy -0.76
English and Maths at A*-C:
Somercotes Academy 65%
Cordeaux Academy 41%
John Spendluffe 38%
Monks' Dyke 32%
Skegness Academy 22%
GCSE Performance for 2016-2017
|Progress 8 score||-0.2|
|Attainment 8 score||41|
|Percentage of pupils who have achieved grade C or above in English and Mathematics||65%|
|Percentage of pupils entering for the English Baccalaureate||53%|
|Percentage of pupils achieving the English Baccalaureate||8%|
|Percentage of pupils staying in education or employment after KS4 (destinations)||98%|
These results are published on the DofE Website and can be access from this link: