Macmillan Academy’s Year 11 students were celebrating opening their GCSE results this morning. 78% of the students achieved a grade 4 or above in the newly reformed GCSE maths and English courses – an improvement of 6% on the previous year. 56% of students achieved a grade 5 or above in both subjects. For the first time, grade 9s were awarded to approximately 3% of students in the country. We are very pleased that there were 18 grade 9s from the academy.Exceptional performances came from:
Principal Phil Latham said, "We are delighted that our Year 11 students’ hard work has paid off. Students have risen to the challenge of the new, tougher GCSEs and I am very proud of their achievements."