Students celebrate strong GCSE results

Thursday 20 August 2015

Congratulations to our students who received their GCSE results today after months of hard work across the academy. In all subjects, students achieving an A*-B grade has risen and students achieving the EBACC qualification has also increased. 

Gulzar achieved 9A*s and 2 As including a double distinction his Further Maths GCSE. He said “I’ve had some great support from teachers. I want to do Medicine. I’ve always had a dream to be a Doctor.”

Mercy received 6 A*s and 3 As and is most proud of her A in Additional Science and A* in her Triple Science. "I don’t know what I want to do as a career but I want to do something Science related, maybe a Doctor or a Science Teacher." She is going on to study biology, chemistry, maths and economics after winning a scholarship to go to boarding school.

Alex has been at Ark Globe Academy since year 7 and is really pleased with his 3 A*s and 6 As. “I’m staying on at Ark Globe Academy Sixth form to study biology, chemistry, maths and physics as I want to work in the Pharmaceutical industry. I’m most proud of my A* in English Literature and A in French. Which university would I like to go to? Cambridge would be nice!”

Mercedes came to Ark Globe Academy to pick up her results with her older brother, Ervin. She achieved 3A* 2A 1B 1C and a Btec Distinction * “I’m most proud of my A* in English Literature.We came to England four years ago from Hungary and I didn’t have any English. I was nervous today as I was expecting the worst. I wanted to run home with my results and open them there.”

Ridwan is really happy with his 3A* and 6As. “It was scary walking in to get my results. I didn’t know what to expect when I opened the envelope. I was happy. I’m going to call home and tell them to put it on speaker. When I tell one person it’ll spread through the family really quickly!”

Ha Anh joined Ark Globe Academy in June last year after arriving in the UK from Vietnam. She achieved A* 2A 4B 1C Distinction* today including an A* in History. “All of my teachers have really helped me.”

Finally Zareen jumped for joy on receiving 3A* and 5As. “I feel really good and feel relieved. I was shaking when I got my results. It was scary. I was holding the envelope for about 15 mins. It was like holding fire! I rang my mum first. She wasn’t surprised and obviously I was screaming! “I’m going to go to Globe Sixth Form. I want to study Anthropology at University as I like studying humans and science.”

Matt Jones, Principal said: “It’s a joy to see so many students achieve the grades they’ve been working so hard for – grades that will stand them in good stead for their future careers or university studies. Our GCSE results have consistently improved year-on-year since we first opened six years ago. This year’s results are a significant milestone in our mission to ensure that every one of our students can go to university or into a career of their choice.We’d like to congratulate each and every one of our students on their results and thank parents for their fantastic support.”