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The Portsmouth Academy overjoyed with GCSE students’ achievements

The Portsmouth Academy overjoyed with GCSE students’ achievements

Students and teachers gathered on school grounds – at a safe distance – to collect GCSE results

GCSE results day was emotionally-charged this year, filled with excitement and anxiety after months of uncertainty and students feeling that their futures were not in their own hands.

But, the results revealed that all of their hard work and commitment had paid off. The Portsmouth Academy are pleased to announce that 24% of grades graded at a 7 or better, alongside 64.5% of students achieved 4+ in English and Maths, in line with last year’s national average. In addition to this, a whopping 46.2% of students achieved 5+ in English and Maths, better than last year’s national average.

And it was the students’ unwavering resilience in the face of adversity that resulted in achieving the grades that they deserved, allowing them to move on to the next steps in their educational lives with pride.

A few of the individual achievements at TPA this year include:

  • Callie Griggs, who achieved nine grade 9s and two grade 8s.
  • Faiqa Saeed, who made strong progress from KS2 and achieved an average of four grades better than her targets, including one grade 9, three grade 8s and five grade 7s.
  • Laiba Jamil, also made impressive progress from KS2. Laibia achieved an average of three grades better than her targets, including one grade 9, two grade 8s, and five grade 7s.
  • Fatimah Tasnim, who attained six grade 9s, four grade 8s and a merit.

Rachel Grey, Principal at The Portsmouth Academy, said: 

“The manner in which our students have conducted themselves throughout this challenging academic year has been outstanding, it is wonderful to see so many of them achieving the excellent results they deserve.

“I would like to thank all our students for everything they have done for The Portsmouth Academy throughout their time here and wish each and every one them my very best as they embark on their next chapter.”

The Portsmouth Academy is a member of the Thinking Schools Academy Trust, a family of 17 high-performing schools across the South East which pioneers an innovative “Thinking School” approach to develop students’ cognitive skills and learning habits.