September 26, 2019
Students at Red House Academy, one of ten secondary Academies sponsored by Northern Education Trust, have achieved their best ever GCSE results this academic year. Results have improved for the second consecutive year.
The Academy has also shown a strong improvement in the number of passes in English and Maths. Red House Academy students have also secured a significant number of strong passes (Grade 5) in English and Maths.
A very pleasing 58% of students overall achieved a pass in English and Maths combined, demonstrating an improvement of 14% on last year’s results at 4+. 42% of students gained a 5+ in English and Maths combined, which illustrated a 19% increase on last year’s results.
The number of students who gained a 4+ in English was 70%, an increase of 13%. 5+ in English was 59%, up 23% on 2017/18.
Mathematics at Red House Academy has shown significant improvement with students achieving 61% at 4+ and 46% at 5+, up 12% and 14% respectively.
There were some outstanding individual successes:
Charlie Pattinson achieved a grade 9 in English and a grade 8 in Maths
Neve Garrett achieved a grade 9 in English
Keven Daymond achieved a grade 8 in Maths
Michael Burns, Principal of Red House Academy, thanked the students and staff for their efforts and commitment, saying: “These results are the culmination of two years hard work for our students, and I’m very pleased with their achievements. I would like to express my thanks to staff for their continued efforts – the results are testament to their continuous support, energy and enthusiasm. My thanks also go to the parents, carers, governors and the Trust Board for their continued support – our students and staff couldn’t succeed without their help”.
Michael Robson, Executive Principal of Red House Academy added his praise, saying: “Students and staff are to be congratulated for these results and should be very proud of what they have accomplished. They have all worked hard to achieve at these levels, and the results reflect the dedication and commitment they have shown”.
Rob Tarn, Chief Executive of Northern Education Trust, said: “These results reflect the hard work and commitment of the staff and students within the academy. The year on year improvement demonstrates the ongoing quality of education provided by the academy, and the exceptional desire of the students to succeed. We aim to enhance the life chances of the children and young people in our care, and these results are the culmination of their incredible efforts and dedication, allowing them to progress to the next stage of their lives with confidence in their abilities to succeed. We are extremely proud of our students and wish them every success with their futures”.