Students at The Blyth Academy, one of twelve secondary academies sponsored by Northern Education Trust, have again secured some fantastic results in the recent GCSE examinations.
There were some outstanding individual successes:
- Ellie Scantlebury – Grade 9s in English Language, Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Maths (dropping only 10 marks in total over three papers). Grade 8s in French and History. Grade 7 in English Literature and a Distinction in Health and Social Care.
- Caitlin Humble – Grade 9s in English Language and Sciences. Grade 8 in Maths and Grade 7s in Geography and English Literature and a Distinction in IMedia.
- Chloe Holland – Grade 9s in Maths, Biology and Physics. Grade 8s in English Literature and Chemistry and Grade 7s in English Language, History and PE.
- Sam Spowart – Grade 8s in English Language and Literature and Science. Grade 7s in Geography and Maths
- Noah Strong – Grade 8 in English Language. Grade 7s in English Literature, Chemistry, Physics, French and Geography.
Donna Park, Principal of The Blyth Academy thanked the students and staff for their efforts and commitment, saying: ’’This is a great set of results for The Blyth Academy. The students have worked very hard to achieve at these levels, with some students having overcome difficult barriers to do so. I’d like to thank the staff for their continued passion for ensuring our students succeed – these results are testament to their energy and enthusiasm for helping our students achieve the very best from their education. It is particularly pleasing to see the increase in the number of students entering the Ebacc qualification – up 43.2% on 2019 to a magnificent 48.2%.’’
Andrew Murphy, Executive Principal of The Blyth Academy added his praise, saying: ‘’We’re very happy with these results, which are testimony to the vision of the Trust to enhance the life chances of the young people in our care. 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 your help.’’
Rob Tarn CBE, Chief Executive of Northern Education Trust, said: “These results reflect the hard work and commitment of the staff and students within the academy. The outcomes demonstrate 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”.