Issued: August 25, 2016
King Harold Academy celebrates GCSE successes
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PICTURE 1 - (left to right) Emily Mullally, Lily McManus and Anna Smith
PICTURE 2 - (left to right) Rebecca Shadbolt, Shona Oliver, Kyle Lundie, Lily McManus, Emily Mullally and Peter Bird
PICTURE 3 - (left to right) Shona Oliver, Rebecca Shadbolt, Peter Bird, Owen McDonnell, Emily Mullally, Lily McManus and Anna Smith
PICTURE 4 - Peter Bird and his father Michael
GCSE results at King Harold Academy, Waltham Abbey, are up 15 per cent to 56 per cent for the number of students achieving five A*-C grades including English and Maths.
The school has also seen a significant proportion of students making outstanding progress across the majority of subjects.
Notable high achievers include Kyle Lundie (11 A*-B grades) and Peter Bird (ten A*-B grades).
Twenty per cent of students achieved a minimum of ten A*-C grades.
Head of School Kim Thackray said: “Once again King Harold goes from strength to strength.
“The examination results are a true testament to the hard work and dedication of the whole community to ensure that our students get the best outcomes that they deserve."
Christian Cavanagh, Executive Headteacher of King Harold Academy and Debden Park High School, Loughton, said: “These results confirm the ‘Good’ judgement by Ofsted that the Academy received and I know it is well placed to continue its success.”
It is the first time in its 60-year history that the school has received a Good’ rating.