September 25, 2019
Students at North Shore Academy, one of ten secondary academies sponsored by Northern Education Trust, have achieved their best ever GCSE results.
The academy has also shown a strong improvement in the number of passes in English and Maths, with an amazing 63% of students overall achieving a pass, demonstrating an improvement of 8% on last year’s results.
There were some outstanding individual successes:
Freya Buckley, achieved the top mark of 9s in all subjects and a distinction star in BTEC PE.
Ella Boston, achieved 6 x grade 9s, 2 x grade 8s and a distinction star in BTEC PE.
Alex Johnson achieved 8s in English, Maths and Science, a 7 in History and a Distinction star in BTEC PE.
Andrew Murphy, Principal of North Shore thanked the students and staff for their efforts and commitment, saying: ”I am really pleased that the hard work and commitment of our students has been rewarded with these excellent results. It makes their effort and dedication worthwhile, and I would like to thank the staff for their continued passion for ensuring our students succeed”.
Michael Robson, Executive Principal of North Shore added his praise, saying: ”We are delighted by these results, which are testimony to the vision of the Trust to enhance the life chances of the young people in our care. In the last two years, results have increased by 37%, with 63% of students now achieving a pass in Maths and English compared to 26% three years ago. My thanks and congratulations go to all students and staff for their incredible efforts. My thanks also go to the parents, carers, governors and the Trust Board for their continued support – our students and staff couldn’t succeed without their help”.
Rob Tarn, Chief Executive of Northern Education Trust, said “These results reflect the hard work and commitment of the staff and students within the academy. The year on year improvement demonstrates the ongoing quality of education provided by the academy, and the exceptional desire of the students to succeed. We aim to enhance the life chances of the children and young people in our care, and these results are the culmination of their incredible efforts and dedication, allowing them to progress to the next stage of their lives with confidence in their abilities to succeed. We are extremely proud of our students and wish them every success with their futures”.