September 25, 2019
Students at Dyke House Academy, one of ten secondary Academies sponsored by Northern Education Trust, have achieved some of their best ever GCSE results.
The Academy has also shown a strong improvement in the progress 8 measure indicating improvement across a range of subjects whilst also securing a significant number of passes in English and Maths. An amazing 67% of students overall achieved a pass in English and Maths, demonstrating an improvement on last year’s results.
There were some outstanding individual successes:
Jamie Brabiner, 6 x Grade 9s, 1 Grade 8 and a Grade 7
Toby Holdcroft, 6 x Grade 9s, 2 x Grade 8s and 2 x Grade 7s
Adam Palmer, Principal of Dyke House Academy thanked the students and staff for their efforts and commitment, saying: “This is very good set of results for the academy. The students have worked extremely hard to achieve at these levels, with some students having overcome difficult barriers to do so. I would like to thank the staff for their continued passion for ensuring our students succeed – these results are testament to their energy and enthusiasm for helping our students achieve the very best from their education.”
Andrew Jordon, Executive Principal of Dyke House Academy added his praise, saying “We are over the moon with these results, which are testimony to the vision of the Trust to enhance the life chances of the young people in our care. My thanks and congratulations go to all students and staff for their incredible efforts. My thanks also go to the parents, carers, governors and the Trust Board for their continued support – our students and staff couldn’t succeed without their help.”
Rob Tarn, Chief Executive of Northern Education Trust, said “These results reflect the hard work and commitment of the staff and students within the academy. The year on year improvement demonstrates the ongoing quality of education provided by the academy, and the exceptional desire of the students to succeed. We aim to enhance the life chances of the children and young people in our care, and these results are the culmination of their incredible efforts and dedication, allowing them to progress to the next stage of their lives with confidence in their abilities to succeed. We are extremely proud of our students and wish them every success with their futures.”