Gainsborough celebrates GCSE success

YOUNGSTERS across Gainsborough are celebrating today after a record year for GCSE results success.

Both of Gainsborough’s secondary schools at Queen Elizabeth’s High School and Trent Valley Academy recorded their best year for GCSE results yet.

QEHS have reported that an incredible 100 per cent of year 11 students have achieved A* - C grades with a 51 per cent gaining ive or more A* or A grades.

Headteacher David Allsop said: “Yet again the hard work of the staff and the students has reaped dividends for our students who have managed to gain an outstanding set of results this year, with more students than ever gaining at least one A* or A grade.”

Meanwhile, TVA are also enjoying a record year, with 40 per cent of students achieving five A* - C grades including English and Maths, with an impressive 71 per cent with five or more A* - C grades overall.

Executive principal Tom Megahy said: “We had a full Ofsted inspection in May, which recognised the progress we have madeas an academy.”

He added: “Coupled with that, these results prove that TVA is established and successful and students can achieve the best results and go on to become whatever they aspire to.”

- To read the full story along with interviews with teachers, pupils and our picture special, see next week’s Gainsborough Standard (available Thursday 1st September)

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