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TEN Group’s class of 2017 celebrate A Level and GCSE exam successes

Students at the academies and colleges within the TEN Group achieved excellent exam results this year, with a general picture across the Group of results being maintained or improved compared to last year. 

Given the major changes in curriculum and exams at both GCSE and A Level, this is a huge credit to the hard work of our students, the dedication of their teachers and the support of parents. 

Well done to all of our students on your results!

Attleborough Academy Norfolk

A-levels % graded A*-C: 54%

“This year shows another increase for the Academy in the percentage of students achieving the top grades and the A*-C measure. Congratulations to all our Year 13 students for their hard work and commitment. Particular congratulations should go to Dan Smith-Hughes on his superb achievement of three A* grades, and three A grades. These results also reflect the dedication and professionalism of all our staff and the continuing support of our parents.” - Neil McShane, Principal

GCSEs % of students achieving 9-4 in English and Maths: 67%

“This is yet another set of very impressive results for the Academy even with the new specifications and the national ‘raising the bar’. It is particularly pleasing to see the number of 9 grades achieved in English and Maths. My congratulations to all our fantastic Year 11s who worked so hard and remained so focussed despite a national backdrop of anxiety and uncertainty. Many thanks to all our staff for their commitment and unwavering belief in our students and also to our parents for their continued support.” – Neil McShane, Principal

City Academy Norwich

GCSEs % of students achieving 9-4 in English and Maths: 34%

“Congratulations to all of our Year 11s on their GCSE results.  During a time of turbulent change in education our class of 2017 have more than held their own.  I am pleased that our focus on the core subjects of English and Maths has yielded positive results: 44 per cent of students achieved a grade 4 and above in English, while 49 per cent achieved grade 4 and above in Maths.  I am very proud of all of our students for their hard work over the last two years and the determination they have shown to perform to the best of their ability.  We wish all of our leavers the very best as they move on to take up an exciting range of post-16 learning opportunities.” – Mary Sparrow, Principal

City College Norwich

A-levels % graded A*-C: 63.4%

“We are incredibly proud of all of our students whose hard work and determination, together with the support received from our staff, has seen 77% of our individual course areas achieving 100% pass rates. We are also exceptionally pleased to see a significant increase in the number of students achieving the higher level A*-C grades. I would like to congratulate all of our Sixth Form Centre students on their A Level achievements and wish them every success for the next step in their learning and careers, whether that is higher education, apprenticeships or employment.” - Corrienne Peasgood, Principal

Fakenham Academy Norfolk & Fakenham College

A-levels % graded A*-C: 67%

“A level results at Fakenham College have seen another improvement this year, with more passes overall, more A*-B grades and an increase in average result points. I am particularly pleased that so many young people have secured their future in a year when new subject specifications made things hard to predict. Congratulations to all those who have worked very hard and gained great results. For over a decade now students at Fakenham College have been going to Oxbridge Universities and this continued again this year. My thanks also to all the hard-working teachers who have supported young people here over the past couple of years.” – Matthew Parr-Burman, Principal

GCSEs % of students achieving 9-4 in English and Maths: 64%

“Congratulations to all of our students on an impressive set of GCSE results as a whole, and many fine individual achievements, for which they have all worked extremely hard.  We are delighted that record numbers of our Year 11 students have chosen to progress into our new look Sixth Form in September.  We look forward to celebrating the opening of these new facilities with them at the start of term and seeing them thrive at A Level.” - Matthew Parr-Burman, Principal

University Technical College Norfolk

A-levels % graded A*-C (Including A Level equivalents): 62%

“We are delighted with our second set of results! Last year's Engineering outcomes have got even better: we now have 78% of UTC Norfolk students achieving a Distinction grade for their BTEC Engineering Diploma (62% last year). A Level results are up significantly, too. These results have enabled our students to take up a wide range of exciting apprenticeship and university places and we, once again, anticipate a 100% progression rate for our leavers. Our mission is to develop tomorrow's engineering and technology specialists and that is exactly what we are doing. Congratulations go to our students, staff and parents for all their hard work.” - Alex Hayes, Principal

GCSEs % of students achieving 9-4 in English and Maths: 61%

“We are very pleased with our second set of GCSE results and I would like to congratulate our students, their parents and our staff for all their hard work. It is also encouraging to see significant numbers of students achieving higher grades in the new, reformed GCSEs. As well as succeeding in subjects which they might expect to achieve in at a specialist engineering college, it is heartening that our students are performing strongly in subjects like English, too. These grades will form a firm foundation for their futures as we support them to achieve university and apprenticeship places in 2019.” - Alex Hayes, Principal

Wayland Academy Norfolk

GCSEs % of students achieving 9-4 in English and Maths: 57%

“I would like to congratulate our students on achieving Wayland Academy Norfolk’s best ever GCSE results!  57 percent of students achieving grades 9-4 in English and Maths surpasses last year’s previous best results by 4 percentage points.  I am very proud of our amazing students and their fantastic teachers and support staff on this achievement.” – Glen Allott, Principal