GCSE Results: Staff at Barnes Wallis Academy proud of students

Georgia Reed and Luke Busbui at Barnes Wallis Academy. EMN-180823-113744001
Georgia Reed and Luke Busbui at Barnes Wallis Academy. EMN-180823-113744001

Staff and students at Barnes Wallis Academy, in Coningsby/Tattershall, are celebrating an excellent set of GCSE results this year.

Emma Day, Principal at Barnes Wallis Academy, told students: “The GCSEs you have sat have been the hardest GCSEs in years.

Aaron Grantham, Safiyah Rashid and Max Weldon at Barnes Wallis Academy. EMN-180823-113755001

Aaron Grantham, Safiyah Rashid and Max Weldon at Barnes Wallis Academy. EMN-180823-113755001

“We are incredibly proud of how you have all done.

“We are delighted to see our students celebrating their results today. Today’s achievements are a real testament to the hard work and dedication of our students, staff and school community.”

Chairman of Governers at the academy, Chris Blanchard, added: “We are really proud of the students, they have worked so hard.

“They are a real credit to the school.”

Deimantas Useckas at Barnes Wallis Academy. EMN-180823-113806001

Deimantas Useckas at Barnes Wallis Academy. EMN-180823-113806001

Mr Blanchard also praised the staff at the academy for supporting students.

Under the new grading system, subjects have been marked from Grades 1-9, with a standard pass being a Grade 4 and a strong pass being a Grade 5.

There were a number of exceptional performances at Barnes Wallis Academy with Aaron Grantham getting an A* (equivalent to grade 8 and 9), three 7s (equivalent to an A), and a level 2 distinction in Business Studies, Safiyah Rashid got a 7 (equivalent to an A), 4bs (equivalent to grade 6 and 5), and 4cs (equivalent to grade 4), and Max Weldon got a 7 (equivalent to an A), five 6s (equivalent to a B), two 5s (equivalent to a B), and a level 2 distinction star, Georgia Reed got Grade 8s and Grade 7s across several of her subjects, and Luke Busby-Smith got three 8s (equivalent to an A*), three 7s (equivalent to an A), a 6 (equivalent to a B) and a level 2 distinction star.