GCSE Results Show Excellent Progress at Laisterdyke

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Thursday, 25 August 2016 16:43

GCSE Results Show Excellent Progress at Laisterdyke

GCSE Results Show Excellent Progress at Laisterdyke

Students, staff and parents are celebrating after collecting their GCSE results today, which show strong improvement on last year's performance.

38% of students achieved A*-C grades including Maths and English compared to 31% last year, demonstrating the progress being made by the school.

Today's results mean more students will have the opportunity to pursue further study or careers of their choice.

Lisa Corrigan, Principal at Laisterdyke Leadership Academy, said: "I want to congratulate students on their results today.  There are some great individual achievements and everyone should be proud of their efforts.

"It is excellent to see results improving on last year's, and we will be working hard to ensure we build on this progress."

Steve Edwards, Chair of Governors at Laisterdyke Leadership Academy, said: "We are pleased to see the schools results improving from last year – it shows we are heading in the right direction and it's in a large part thanks to the hard work of students, staff and parents.

"We are looking forward to continuing working with our sponsor to ensure students enjoy the very best education at Laisterdyke Leadership Academy."

Students said;

3A, 3B and 1C -  "I feel so happy and relieved.  Two years of preparation and hard work has paid off.  I would like to thank all of my teachers who have been amazing and supported me to succeed." This successful student is excited to be studying at Laisterdyke Post-16 "I am happy to be studying English Language at sixth form – it's my passion!"

A*, 3A, 3B, D* - "I am so happy... it's a phenomenal feeling. I am so proud of myself and I know my family will be really proud of me.  I have accomplished the goals I set and looking forward to studying English Literature and History at sixth form."

4A*, 2A, 1B – "I am so happy with my results, these will allow me to continue in my career path to becoming an optometrist."

1A*, 4A, 1B, 1C – "I am so proud of myself, all my hard work has paid off, and it is another step towards becoming a pharmacist." This student will continue to study sciences at Laisterdyke sixth form.

Last modified on Thursday, 25 August 2016 16:45
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