We recognise that whilst the decision which was made by Ofqual to award the best of the CAG and the moderated result removes some of the complications and concerns for students there are still likely to be a number of questions. Therefore it is possible for students to request face to face or telephone appointments with specialist staff who know them as individuals and how best to help them with their decisions about further study in our sixth form, enrolling onto college courses and/or apprenticeships.
We want to celebrate the results of all of our students today, but also remember that this moment is a springboard into their even brighter futures, whether at Bluecoat Sixth Form, or beyond. There are many success stories to choose from, but just some include:
Out top attainers:
Our top attainers at Bluecoat Aspley Academy are twin brothers N’Adoi and N’Adom Aboagye and Tejomayee Ganesh. All achieved 11 grade 9s. It can’t get any higher! The results are testament to the student’s hard work and dedication. They are individuals who have always gone above and beyond academy expectations in their academia, as well as their involvement in life at the Academy. he continuously worked hard and was determined in her studies. These results are amazing! Well done Tejomayee.
Some notable successes are:
(It is worth noting that Grade 9 is the highest available grade and only the highest percent in the country achieve this in each subject.)
Chloe Porter – got 8 grade 9s, 3 grade 8s. Chloe is always positive and hard working and these are amazing results. We are delighted and extremely proud of you!
Regardless of what level a student starts on when they join secondary school doesn’t determine which grades they will get at GCSE level. It is also worth noting students who have made the most progress through hard work, grit and determination and truly believing they can do it:
Alishba Rubbani – is a student who has proven this achieving 2 Grade 9s, 2 Grade 8s, 4 Grade 7s and 2 Grade 6s. Alishba’s determination and motivation allowed her to make huge improvements in her achievement. These results are excellent.
Abdulrahman Khaki and Mohammed Shahin also graded in 6 or more GCSEs each. They joined us in 2016 and came from Syria where they had little/no formal education. They were part of the group of families that Nottingham City supported through the refugee process and their transfer from Jordan. They have overcome many challenges with communication and change. They worked incredibly hard in order to aim for their best future opportunities.
We are extremely proud of all of our Year 11s at Bluecoat Aspley Academy. The fantastic results are a true reflection of our student’s belief which is at the heart of life at the Academy, i.e. Believe in yourselves, in others, in God.
Archway Learning Trust educates over 25% of the secondary school students in Nottingham and so with over 600 students receiving results it is an exciting time.
Sian Hampton, CEO says:
“At Archway Learning Trust we are celebrating with our Y11 students their achievements in this year’s GCSEs. We should never forget how hard students have worked during their entire time at school and how challenging the end of this year has been for them. We believe in the judgments of our teachers in arriving at the Centre Assessed Grades (CAG) and are delighted that the hard work of our staff and students has been recognised in this excellent set of results. The CAG is an evidence-based and an objective reflection of likely student performance had exams gone ahead. In Archway this is so because students have sat a series of carefully scheduled mock examination papers, following a common assessment calendar. The advantages of working this way across the Trust are the opportunities to pool expertise, learn from Trust staff who are also trained exam board moderators and markers, as well as supporting newly qualified or recently qualified teachers who value support from colleagues with a range of experience.”