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GCSE Results Day 2016

Staff and students at Corby Business Academy are celebrating another fantastic set of GCSE results.

Staff and students at Corby Business Academy are celebrating another fantastic set of GCSE results.

Today’s results have revealed at least 90 per cent of students have obtained A* to C grades or the equivalent in a variety of subjects, including Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Music, Dance and Health and Social Care.

In total 58 per cent of all students achieved five A* to C grades, including English and Mathematics.

Associate Principal Janet Duggan said: “We are very pleased with these results which show that the ethos of ambition and aspiration is fully embedded into the life of our academy.

"In some subjects, such as Dance BTEC, 100 per cent of our students achieved the equivalent of A* to C grades which is fantastic.

"In all three of the sciences more than 90 per cent of students achieved A* to C grades with 96 per cent of Physics students achieving the top grades.

“We are delighted that our students have taken full advantage of the high quality teaching we have here as well as our after school sessions.

“This year we also introduced GCSEPod online revision resources which allow students to revise on the move.

“We would like to thank our staff and parents for all their support and obviously the students themselves who have worked so hard.

“We look forward to many of our students coming back to join us in the Sixth Form.”

Evie Berry received eight A*s in Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Business, French, English Language, Mathematics and History, one A in Media and one B in Resistant Materials.

She said: "I'm so pleased with my results. I didn't expect to have done as well as this. I'm delighted that all the hard work has paid off."

Zoe Hall received seven A*s in English Language, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, ICT, Mathematics and French and three As in Music, Catering and Business.

She said: "I have worked so hard on my GCSEs and I am very happy with these results."

Ben Hogg achieved three A*s in History, English Language and English Literature, three As in Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics, three Bs in ICT, Media and Biology and two Cs in Business and Art. He hopes to study English, Mathematics and Physics at A Level at CBA.

He said: "I'm very pleased with these results, particularly my A* in History."

Gareth De Beer received four A*s in Physics, ICT, Mathematics and English Language, six As in Business, Biology, Chemistry, Photography, French and Statistics and a B in Media.

He said: "I'm delighted with my A* in Physics because I scored 100 per cent, 99 per cent and 98 per cent in my three Physics tests. I'm also very pleased with my A* in English Language."

Tillie Shannon received three A*s in English Language, Chemistry and History, three As in French, Biology and Physics, three Bs in Business, Media and Mathematics and a C in Resistant Materials.

She said: “I’m very happy today and I’m particularly pleased with my results in History and French. I’m looking forward to studying English Literature, English Language and History for my A Levels at CBA.”

Oliver Pratt received five As in Mathematics, English Language, Physics, Geography and PE and six Bs in Business, Photography, French, Biology, Chemistry and English Literature.

He said: “I’m very pleased with my results for English Language and PE. I hope to study Biology, Psychology, Music and BTEC Sport at CBA from September.”

Tarun Diwan received four A*s in ICT, Mathematics, ECDL and Physics, four As in Chemistry, Biology, History and Photography, two Bs in Business and English Language and a C in French.

He said: “I was expecting good results because I had worked really hard. I feel very happy today.”

Matthew Ford received an A* in Mathematics, six As in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, ICT, French and English Language and three Bs in History, Photography and Business.

He said: “It’s great to have finally got my results.”

Michalina Magala received three A*s in English Language, Mathematics and French, four As in Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Music, two Bs in Resistant Materials and Media and a C in Business.

She said: “I’m really happy with my results in Mathematics, English Language and French.

“I would like to go on to study genetics and possibly become a surgeon in the future.”

Sonny Dalziel’s results included an A* in Physics, four As in Biology, Chemistry, History and English Language, three Bs in Mathematics, Geography and Business and a C in Photography.

He said: “I’m thrilled with my A* in Physics – it seems unreal.”

Jason Byrne achieved four As in Geography, Biology, Mathematics and ICT, four Bs in Chemistry, Physics, English Language and Business and two Cs in French and Art and Design.

He said: “I have already started a three-year apprenticeship with an insurance company in Corby and I hope to study for my A Levels with the Open University.”

Hannah Eden received  five As in English Language, Geography, Citizenship, Mathematics and Statistics, six Bs in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Music and French, a C in Business and a Distinction* in Health and Social Care.

She said: “I’m feeling really good and I’m very happy with my results in Geography and Mathematics.

“I intend to return to CBA to study for A Levels in Biology, Psychology, English Literature and a fourth subject.”

Shona Duncan received two A*s in Physics and Mathematics, five As in French, English Language, Chemistry, History and ICT, two Bs in Biology and Business and a Distinction* in Health and Social Care.

She said: “I’m relieved to have got my results and I am very pleased with my Physics result.”

Eryn Blount received three As in Mathematics, Media and English Language, three Bs in Biology and Chemistry and ICT, three Cs in Physics, Music and Business and a Distinction* in Music Technology BTEC.

She said: “I’m thrilled with my result for English and I can’t wait to study English Literature, Media, Business and Mathematics at A Level at CBA.”

Today's results also show that students have made significant progress in Mathematics and English from the results they arrived at secondary school with in Year 7 to the GCSE results they have received today in Year 11.

For example, 80 per cent of English students made three levels of progress and more than 40 per cent made four levels of progress.

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