GCSEs: Students at Northampton’s Malcolm Arnold Academy celebrate their achievements

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Year 11 students at Northampton’s Malcolm Arnold Academy, part of the David Ross Education Trust, have been celebrating after receiving their long-awaited GCSE results today.

Nicola Konceravic, Head of School at Malcolm Arnold Academy, said: “We would like to congratulate our students on their achievements today.

“We look forward to welcoming many of our students back to Malcolm Arnold Academy for their Sixth Form studies in September.”

Amongst those celebrating was George Wise, who achieved five Grade 9s in Maths, Biology, History, Music and Physics, along with three Grade 8s and an A. He said: “I am really pleased with my results, especially as this is the first year with the new grading system so I didn’t know what to expect.”

Oliver Richardson was also celebrating after receiving his results. Oliver, who achieved three Grade 9s in English Language, History and Maths, a Distinction * in Business Studies, three Grade 8s and an A.

Matthew Milburn was delighted to discover he had secured two Grade 9s in Physics and History, as well as three Grade 8s in Maths, Biology and Chemistry. He said: “I am looking forward to studying Maths, Biology and Chemistry at A level. I’ve really enjoyed making friends and studying at Malcolm Arnold Academy.”

Other top performers included Mia Adams and Lydia Copson, who both achieved a strong set of GCSE grades.

Mia, who achieved two Grade 9s in Maths and Biology, a Distinction * in Dance, along with four Grade 8s in other subjects, commented: “I am so grateful for all of the incredible support I have had from all of my teachers, Malcolm Arnold Academy goes above and beyond for all students.”

Lydia, who achieved Grade 9 in English Literature, and two Grade 8s in English Language and Ethics, said: “I was overwhelmed when I opened my results, my hard work paid off! I am so proud, I can now go on to do my chosen A level subjects. Thank you so much to everyone at Malcolm Arnold Academy, I am very happy.”

Rowena Hackwood, Chief Executive Officer at the David Ross Education Trust, said: “At the David Ross Education Trust, we are proud to offer our students a rich and exciting learning environment that inspires them to become their confident, academic best.

“We are delighted to see our students receive their GCSE results today. From here, they can progress into the world of further education, employment and work towards their successful futures with confidence.”

If you would like to study at Malcolm Arnold Academy, please contact 01604 778000 or email enquiries@malcolmarnoldacademy.co.uk