KNUTSFORD Academy is celebrating its excellent GCSE results.

Headteacher James Whittaker congratulated the students on their hard work and well-deserved success.

He said: “These results represent a tremendous achievement for the students who have worked incredibly hard to achieve this level of success.

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Friends celebrate their results

“I would also like to commend the efforts of the staff, who have provided the individual care and attention that has enabled so many of our students to meet and, in many cases, exceed their personal targets.

“I look forward to welcoming students to the Sixth Form at Knutsford in order to build on this excellent foundation.

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Charlie Routs, George Hodskinson and Jacob Brindle

“There are so many high achieving students this year, but special mention goes to Amelia Byrne, who achieved seven grade 9s and two 8s, Ella Senior who scored A** in further mathematics along with six grade 9s and two grade 8s, Emma Bland with six grade 9s, three grade 8s and an A* in further mathematics.”

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Maisy Jardine and Ella Senior

27 per cent of grades achieved were 7 to 9, the equivalent of the ‘old’ A/A*, compared with 20.8 per cent nationally.

Of these, 5.5 per cent were at grade 9 compared with 4.5 per cent nationally.

94 per cent of students achieved a grade 4 or higher in English compared with 62 per cent nationally.

In mathematics, 94 per cent of grades were 4 or higher compared with 59.6 per cent nationally.

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