Shavington Academy’s students are celebrating another year of exam success, achieving excellent results across the arts, sciences, social sciences and vocational subjects.
“Our tradition of success in English has been strengthened with 90% of pupils achieving the nationally expected benchmark of progress, and 44% of pupils exceeding that progress measure. In Sciences, 79% of pupils achieved A*-C in Physics, 71% achieved this measure in Chemistry and 76% did so in Biology. 65% of pupils achieved A*-C in Maths and a number of pupils took Additional Maths, with all achieving A*-C and 60% achieving A*-A.
In the Arts and Social Sciences, 80% of pupils achieved A*-C in History whilst 38% achieved A*-A. In Philosophy and Ethics, 88% achieved A*-C, 27% achieved A*-A. Of the pupils who chose to study Media, 78% achieved A*-C, and all pupils who chose to study Music achieved the GCSE equivalent of A*-C with 60% achieving the accolade of Distinction *. In vocational subjects, pupils also showed great skill. 100% achieved an A*-C GCSE equivalent in Construction, and 75% achieved A*-C in Child Development.
“Becoming an Academy in September 2015 was an important stage in the school’s development. In essence however, the quality of education remains the same and once again, students have done their parents, their school and themselves proud,” said Carol White, Head teacher.
“With 100 % of pupils achieving qualifications and 99% achieving 5 A*-G GCSE grades, we are delighted to celebrate Results Day with the class of 2016.”
Notable successes are (L-R): Eve Stockton, who achieved 11A*-A, Kate Smith, 10A*-A, Annalise Rowe, 10A*-A and Lloyd Owen, 9A*-A.
(L-R): Josh Roberts, Louis Cador, Sam Roberts, Morgan Marquis-Jones, Thomas Hales and Ben Pickering enjoy exam success.