GCSEs: Students celebrate top GCSE grades

Year 11 students at Skegness Grammar School, part of the David Ross Education Trust, have been celebrating after receiving their long-awaited GCSE results today. 


Heather Scott, Principal at Skegness Grammar School, said:“I would like to congratulate our students on their results. We have seen some fantastic achievements this year, for example, Will Jacobs, who secured an incredible seven Grade 9s.


“At Skegness Grammar School, we pride ourselves on academic excellence and ambition, offering an exceptional all-round education for our students. Our students are now looking forward to September when they study their A levels at our Sixth Form.”


Amongst those celebrating was Will Jacobs, who achieved a Grade 9 in seven of his subjects including Biology, Business Studies, Chemistry, English Language, English Literature and Computing. As well as excelling academically, Will released his debut album ‘The Calm’, which was produced solely by the Year 11 student. He said: “I have put in so much work, and I couldn’t be happier with what I’ve achieved. Thank you to the teachers at our school for supporting me.”


Ula Boney-Hundal was also celebrating after receiving his results. Ula, who achieved a Grade 9 in both History and Maths, an A* in Business Studies, and seven Grade 8s across other subjects, commented: “I am really pleased with my grades, some of them were a real surprise and I’m looking forward starting my A levels at our school’s Sixth Form in September.”


Will Ranyard was delighted to discover he had secured three Grade 9s in English Language, Geography and Philosophy & Ethics, along with five Grade 8s in Biology, Chemistry, English Literature, Maths and Physics and two Grade 7s. Following the completion of his A levels at Skegness Grammar School, Will hopes to study Film and Production at one of the top universities in the USA. 


Top performers included Leah Titterton and Rose Bourke, who both achieved a strong set of GCSE grades.


Leah, who achieved a Grade 9 in Philosophy & Ethics, along with four Grade 8s and an A, commented: “I am really happy and I am hoping to use my qualifications to help develop my interest in the future.”


Rosewas delighted to see that she had secured an A* in Product Design after scoring 391 marks out of a possible 400. She said: “I am so happy with my results! They have definitely helped me to choose what I’ll study for my A levels and given me an idea on what I would like to work towards as a future career.”


Rowena Hackwood, Chief Executive Officer at the David Ross Education Trust, said: “At the David Ross Education Trust, we are proud to offer our students a rich and exciting learning environment that inspires them to become their confident, academic best. 


“We are delighted to see our students receive their GCSE results today, who have worked very hard to achieve their best. From here, they can look forward to starting their A levels in our Sixth Form in September.”


If you would like to study at Skegness Grammar School, please contact 01754 610 000 or email enquiries@skegnessgrammar.co.uk.