Pupils and staff at Thomas Deacon Academy are celebrating today after achieving another set of excellent GCSE results.
Over half of pupils (54%) achieved a Level 4-9 in both English and Maths, with 37 per cent achieving the higher Level 5-9
Among the highest individual performances this year were Sharafaib Chowdury, who achieved six grade 9s, three grade 8s and one grade A, and Mohammed Raza, who achieved four grade 9s, three grade 8s, one A* and one A.
Zoe Newson achieved four grades 9s, five grade 8s and two grade 7s, and Ahmet Kucuk achieved five grade 9s, two grade 7s, two grade 6s and one grade B.
There were many students who made incredible progress in their GCSEs, including Karanjeet Khera, Mohammad Nabi, Sapna Bibi, Zoya Mehmood and Mohammed Raza.
Richard Valler, Acting Principal at Thomas Deacon Academy, said: “I would like to congratulate all of our students and families on this fantastic set of results. The achievements come from a great deal of hard work and dedication from both our students and staff so I am delighted to see that this has paid off and our students have been rewarded for their efforts. I wish everyone the best of luck in the future.”
The highest performing subjects included Construction, in which 86 per cent of students achieved a Pass or better, and Media Studies, where 81 per cent of students achieved a grade C or above. Other high performing subjects included Drama, Spanish, Photograph, English, Resistant Materials, Business and Health and Social Care.