North Durham Academy report the best results in the history of the school!

50% of students achieved a grade 4 or above in both English and Maths – higher than ever before!

English results were notably impressive with 69% attaining a 4 to 9 grade and 49% above a grade 5 – the government gold standard! 54% of our students achieved above grade 4 in maths. Nine students achieved the prestigious grade 9 in English which is a phenomenal achievement. Maths, History, Biology and Physics also secured grade 9s for some of our students.

Our Btec qualifications saw a significant increase in Distinction* to Merit grades, with Travel and Tourism, Dance, Business, and Health and Social Care all achieving 100% pass rates.

We congratulate all our students but among the students celebrating that are worthy of special mention are:

Cindy Vennard achieved grade 9s in English Language, Literature, Biology and Physics, a Distinction* in ICT and grade 8s in Maths and History.

Sky Hancock achieved two grade 9s in English Language and History, a Distinction in ICT, a grade 7 in English Literature and Food Technology and grade 6s in all other subjects.

Caitlin Millimore achieved two grade 9s in English Language and English Literature, a Distinction * in Music, grade 8 in History and Art, grade 7s in Science and Maths.

Lashana Grenfell achieved grade 9 in English Language, a grade 8 in Literature, a Distinction* in ICT and grade 7s and 6s in all other subjects

Megan Soulsby achieved grade 9 in English Literature. Grade 8 in English Language and RE and grades 7s and 6s in all other subjects.

Angela Sweeten, Principal, said “These are amazing results that put our students in a fantastic position for their future. They also demonstrate what can be accomplished when students, staff, governors and parents are fully committed to supporting academic achievement.

As a new Principal to the Academy, I am extremely excited about how these results indicate the progress and attainment we will continue to make in the future - and our determination to improve the quality of education for the children of Stanley.

A massive ‘well done’ to all of our students and a huge thank you to the staff, parents, governors and the New College Durham Academies Trust.”


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