Students and staff at Salford City Academy are today celebrating their GCSE results, with several scoring highly against the new measures for English and maths.
Notable individual successes included:
- Alethea Biesty who achieved a grade 9 in maths and English language ; A* in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Further Mathematics and History; A in Art, ICT, Citizenship; grade 6 in English Literature; Distinction* in BTEC Sport and ECDL. Commented Alethea: “I’m delighted that the culmination of my hard work has resulted in so many wonderful grades. I am ecstatic to have achieved a grade nine in both English and Maths!”
- Malek Abusaid who achieved a grade 8 in maths; A* in Arabic; A in Biology, Chemistry and Physics; grade 7 in English Literature and English Language; B in Citizenship and Computing; Distinction* in ECDL,; Distinction in BTEC Business studies; Merit in BTEC Sport.
Other students gaining strong results were Connie Boardman, Eman Rahman and Ashgan Mahyoub.
Connie said: “I am feeling very happy with my grades. I got everything that I needed for college and more!”
Commented Eman: “I am extremely pleased with my results. My hard work really has paid off!”
Ashgan said: “I am so happy with my results because I thought my exams did not go to plan. My advice to future Year 11s – don’t panic!”
Melanie Haselden, Principal of Salford City Academy, said:
“I would like to congratulate all of our students who are celebrating today. We are pleased with the results, which show a 5% improvement across all students, demonstrating the progress we are making at the academy and which bode well for the new academic year.
“We are particularly pleased for those students who achieved the new highest grades in English and maths, recognising their hard work and ability in these key subjects”.