We’re in line to be the most improved school in the county

Our Year 11 students are celebrating today as they receive their GCSE exam results with 68% achieving A* – C grades in English and Maths – an amazing 30% improvement from the 2015 results. These results potentially make the school the most improved school in the county, and possible across East Anglia!

In addition to these transformational results, 60% of students gained five or more A* – C grades (including English and Maths) which is a 23% increase from last year

The following students performed exceptionally well:

  • Rosie Burvill gained five As amongst her results, one B and two Cs; and is going on to study A Levels in Politics, Philosophy, Modern History, English Language and English Literature
  • Hannah Baggott gained four A*s, two As and two Bs and is going on to study A Levels in Maths, Chemistry, Biology and English. Following her -Levels she would like to continue her studies at University
  • Rosie Edwards gained one A*, three As and four Bs and is going on to study A Levels in Psychology and Biology. She would like to pursue a career in Forensics
  • Angus Cooke achieved five As, three Bs and two Es and will be studying A Levels in Biology, Chemistry, Science and Maths.

Mr Wilson said: “I am over the moon with the turnaround in the school’s performance and the amazing achievements of all our students. These results are absolutely remarkable and I’m excited for the school’s future. A big ‘congratulations’ to our amazing students – these outcomes are the result of continuous hard work by our students and by our dedicated staff.”

Executive Principal, Mr Rowe said “Today’s GCSE results have exceeded all expectations and we are confident that we will be amongst the most improved schools in the county, and potentially across the whole region of East Anglia. I am delighted to be able to say we have fulfilled our promise to the local community and I am positive that Alde Valley Academy will now be seen as the academic school of choice in the area.”

Mary McKeeman, Director of School Improvement at Bright Tribe Trust added: “We have an excellent team in Suffolk and we are delighted with these results and incredibly proud of all of our students and staff. They have all worked extremely hard to achieve these results and I am thrilled to be able to say that we have upheld our promise to the local community to turn the school around and are confident that this is just the start of the school’s success.”

Congratulations to all our GCSE students and good luck in your future endeavours!