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GCSE Results 2017 - Lipson Co-operative Academy

Lipson Co-operative Academy students were celebrating some excellent GCSE results today and many students achieved top grades across all subjects.

Principal, Lynda Budd, “Student progress is evident and builds upon the strong, character rich education that we aim to instil in all pupils; students are now ready to achieve the next step in their education following successful results. In the year we have seen the new Maths and English GCSEs introduced and the new 1-9 grading system, we are pleased with the number of students who achieved top grades (7-9). Our students have shown great resilience and determination in their studies and I am very proud of them and their achievements. Our broad and balanced curriculum ensures that students are successful within the core subject areas alongside creative subjects.”

Some of our top performers this year were:

Brigitta-Anna Varga, who achieved two Grade 9s (Top 20% of students who gained a 7 or above) in English Literature and English Language, A*s in Geography and Biology; As in History, Spanish and Chemistry;  a Distinction* in Hospitality and Catering; a 7 in Mathematics and Bs in Drama and Physics.

Anna Cordoso, who achieved an outstanding result of a 9 in English Literature. Anna also secured an 8 in English Language alongside a 7 in Mathematics; A*s in Geography, Religious Studies, Spanish, Biology, Chemistry and Physics; an A in Media; a Distinction in Hospitality and Catering as well as an A in A-level Portuguese.

Hannah Smith, who was one of our students who went on the Camps International Borneo expedition this Summer, achieved 8s in both English Literature and English Language; A*s in Art and Design, Geography, and Biology; As in Chemistry, Physics, Media, and History; a 7 in Mathematics and a B in French.

Joseph Walsh, who achieved the top grade of a 9 in Mathematics; an A* in Physics; As in Chemistry, Biology, Design and Technology, and Geography; 6s in English Language and English Literature and Bs in French, Media and History.

Rhiannon Witt, who achieved 7s in Mathematics, English Literature and English Language; As in Art and Design, History, Religious Studies, Design Technology and Bs in Spanish, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

Tiyaz Ahmad, who achieved 8s in both English Literature and English Language, a 7 in Mathematics, As in ICT, Geography, Music, Biology, and Bs in History and Chemistry.

Joane Pattinasarany joined Lipson in November of Year 11 from Indonesia, speaking very little English and having studied different qualifications in her home country. She worked extremely hard with our dedicated staff to not only learn fluent English in three months but also to study for her GCSEs. We are delighted and proud that she achieved an A in Religious Studies, Bs in both Core and Additional Science, Cs in History and Health and Social Care and 4s in English Literature and English Language.

Also celebrating individual successes in their chosen specialist subjects are the following who all secured A* or 8 grades (new A* equivalent):

Marius Antermir, 8 in English Language;  Charly Beeson, 8 in Mathematics;  Jay Berry, 8s in English Language and English Literature;  Jacob Cameron, Distinction* in Sport and 3 As in Biology, Chemistry and Physics; Stuart Carrivick, 3 As in Biology, Chemistry and Physics; Lincoln Burdett, 8 in Mathematics and English Literature and 3 As in Biology, Chemistry and Physics; Lauren Gray, A* in Music; Yaman Helman, A* in Arabic; Rachael Humphries, A* in Music and Religious Studies; Ben Longworth, Distinction* in Sport, 8 in Mathematics and 3 As in Biology, Chemistry and Physics; Charlie Mackie, Distinction* in Sport and an 8 in English Language; Olavo Maia, A* in Spanish and Portuguese;  Jack Munday, 3 As in Biology, Chemistry and Physics; Aisha Oliver, an 8 in English Literature and an A* in Geography; Lurdes Raposo, A* in Spanish;  Karolina Surdokaite, Distinction* in Sport and an 8 in English Literature.

Some of our students also achieved good grades in AS or A-Level examinations in their home languages. Celebrating these successes are: Olavo Maia who secured a B in Portuguese; in AS Polish the following grades were achieved by our Year 11s; Oskar Chojnowski  achieved a B, Klaudia Stalmaska achieved an A, Natalia Zubowicz achieved an A and Anna Bankowska achieved a B. 

Principal, Mrs Lynda Budd said, “As always, parents and carers should be really proud of the efforts and achievements of these young people and I am so grateful for all of the hard work put in by the staff at Lipson. We are over-subscribed for September, and we are looking forward to another exciting year at the school. I look forward to welcoming all our year 11 students back for post 16 study."