Students at Lipson Co-operative Academy in Devon celebrated some excellent GCSE results and many students achieved top grades across all subjects.
Principal Lynda Budd said: “I am really delighted with our results. Having worked at the school for twelve years prior to becoming its third Principal, which I will begin in September, I can categorically say that these results are a direct result of years of hard work. Our students have shown great resilience and determination in their studies and I am very proud of them and their achievement. I am especially pleased with our single Science results, with 100 per cent of students achieving A*-C grades.
“Results in many other subjects, such as Art, Drama, Music, ICT, Religious Studies and Sport BTEC, were also superb.”
Some of the top performers were:
Jenna Kingston, who secured A*s in Geography, Biology, Chemistry, English Literature, English Language, French and History; an A in Mathematics; and a B in Textiles.
Marnie Traynor, who secured A*s in Geography, Biology, Chemistry, English Language, History, Mathematics, Physics; an A in English Literature; and B grades in Art, French and Further Maths.
Shahana Hannan, who secured A*s in Geography, Chemistry, History, Mathematics, Physics; A grades in Religious Studies, Biology, English Literature, Further Maths; and B grades in English Language and French.
Nieve Fay, who secured A*s Geography, Biology, Chemistry and Drama; A grades in English Literature, English Language, Mathematics and Physics; and also a B in French.
Poppy Locke, who secured A*s in Geography, Biology, Physics and History; A grades in Religious Studies, English Language, English Literature and Mathematics; and C grades in Further Maths and Spanish.
Indira Whitehead, who secured A*s in Geography, Chemistry, History and Physics; A grades in Biology and English Literature; and B grades in Art, English Language, French and Mathematics.
Jack Mooney, who secured an A* in Geography, Biology and History; A grades in Chemistry, English Language, Mathematics and Physics; and B grades in IT, English Literature, French and Further Maths.
Also celebrating individual successes in their chosen specialist subjects are the following, who all secured A* grades:
Sarah Aal-Tay, A* in Arabic; Elena Gooding A* in Art & Design; Gabriela Blukacz A* in Polish; Connor O’Farrell A* in History; Klaudia Kupiec A* in Polish; Kayleigh Holbrook A* in Drama; Darcy Macdonald A* in Geography; Chantice Petherick A* in History; Wentao Peng A* in Mathematics; Lucy Wainman A* in Mathematics; Toby Smith A* in Music; Rebekah Marr A* in Music; Caroline Williams A* in Physics; Travis Storey Distinction* in BTEC Sport and Chloe Andrews Distinction* in ECDL.
Four students also achieved good grades in AS or A-Level examinations in their home languages. Celebrating these successes are Sarah Aal-Tay who secured a Grade B in AS Arabic; Wentaoi Peng who secured a Grade B in AS Chinese.
Lynda Budd added: “We were also delighted to hear that since the A level results last Thursday, and independent body has stated that the progress our students make in the sixth form is “very good”. As always, parents and carers should be really proud of the efforts and achievements of these young people and I am so grateful for all of the hard work put in by the staff at Lipson. We are over-subscribed for September, and we are looking forward to another exciting year at the school.”