Vale head ‘delighted’ with results.

Julian Plunkett is proud to have achieved four  A*s and five As. EMN-150820-171540001
Julian Plunkett is proud to have achieved four A*s and five As. EMN-150820-171540001

Excellent individual GCSE results were celebrated by students at The Vale Academy today.

The year group saw 62 per cent achieve five or more A* to C grades including maths and English, to the delight of Principal Nicola Williams.

Hannah Bowers, six As and  one A*among her grades made her happy with her results. EMN-150820-171554001

Hannah Bowers, six As and one A*among her grades made her happy with her results. EMN-150820-171554001

Those picking up their results included Julian Plunkett, who achieved four A*s and five As; Hannah Bowers (six As, one A*, one B and one C); Gabrielle Radley (seven As and two A*s); and Jade Thurston (four A*s, four As and one B).

Mrs Williams congratulated the students.

“There were some outstanding individual performances among results that were a credit to students, staff and the Academy,” she said.

All results were either above or in line with expectations.

“I’m delighted for the students who have worked really, really hard this year to record some excellent results,” she added.

“I’m also pleased for our staff. They pulled out all the stops to help and support our students and their considerable efforts have been rewarded.

“We have scored particularly well this year in student progress. All the results are either in line with our expectation or above.

“Many students have outstanding results with some achieving top grades across the board. I’m very proud of all the successes.”