GCSE Results: Mossbourne Community Academy

Mossbourne School GCSE results. De'Shay Gibbons-Brown, Trisha Waku, Shanahan Henry and Terell Rowe

Mossbourne School GCSE results. De'Shay Gibbons-Brown, Trisha Waku, Shanahan Henry and Terell Rowe - Credit: Archant

There were smiles all round from the students at Mossbourne Community Academy who broke last year’s record with 98 per cent achieving five A* to C grades.

Headteacher, at the Downs Park Road school, Peter Hughes said: “ We are very excited; these are great results”.

Students did exceptionally well in history with 93 per cent attaining A* to C grades, and triple science with 35 per cent of the student body getting A* or A grades.

Five A* to C grades including English and maths was scooped by 84 per cent of the cohort, a four per cent dip on last year.

High flyers included Alliyah Campbell, 16, who with her 10 A* and two Bs, will go on to study for A levels with the hope of going into the field of forensics.

She said: “I’m quite pleased; I worked really hard especially foe additional maths.”

Benedict Willis, 16, also said he worked hard for his nine A*s two As and one B and has chosen English literature, history and classics among his A level subjects.

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Maya Landers Price, 16, who scored eight A*s, three As and a B said she was “ecstatic”.

She has decided to read psychology, drama, creative writing and media studies at A level and is interested in a career in journalism.

While Aleda Mackenzie-Reid, 16, said: “When I opened my results I was speechless; I really didn’t know what to think.”

She was surprised and delighted with her nine A*s three As and a B and will study biology, chemistry, psychology and maths, working towards a career in science.

Jamie Steele is also celebrating a stellar set of results with 11 A*s, one A and two Bs this morning.

He said: “I am absolutely delighted.”

Jamie will go on to study English literature, maths, classical civilisations and history for A levels.