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Tears of joy at Nottingham Academy today with students receiving their GCSE results

Pupils and staff at Nottingham Academy are celebrating after receiving their GCSE results or relevant courses of study.

All students have worked incredibly hard; we would like to extend our congratulations to Sami Bieeu who has achieved the highest overall grades across the Academy. With five 9 grades, two 8 grades and one 7 grade – Sami not only achieved these fantastic academic grades but has also had a strong connection with the Wildcats Basketball Academy. Sami will be staying at Nottingham Academy for Sixth Form where he will carry on his love and dedication with the Wildcats and also study Biology and PE.

Other exceptional achievements include:

  • Sonia Riasat with two level 9 grades in English Language and Psychology and seven level 8 grades in English Literature, Geography, Maths, French, Biology, Chemistry and Physics. Sonia plans to carry-on with her studies and has ambitions to study Medicine and Science in the future.
  • Photography star, Asha McLean with two level 9 grades in Photography and English Language. Asha who won the prestigious Young Creative Award earlier in the year will continue her studies and love for photography at college.
  • Abdurrahmaan Mahmood with his outstanding results in Biology (grade 9), Chemistry and Physics (grade 8) will be moving on to study at Sixth Form.
  • Nana Agyeiwaa-Boateng achieved grade 7 or above in all of her subjects. This includes a grade 8 in maths and grade 9 in English Literature.
  • Adina Brown worked continuously hard throughout the year and achieved an average of grade 7 across all of her subjects. This included a grade 8 in English Language. On top of this Adina studied Japanese as an extracurricular subject, achieving a grade 8.
  • Muhammad Abdullah achieved an average grade of over 7 across his subjects; grade 8’s in English Literature, Maths, Biology and Physics.
  • Rayan Abdi achieved an average of grade 7 across all subjects. Rayan demonstrated excellent resilience throughout year 11 which resulted in her achieving a grade 9 in RE.

Ged Rae, Lead Principal, said: “The results reflects the talent, hard work and ambition of our pupils and staff. I am exceedingly proud of what has been achieved and am determined that we continue build on this sound foundation in the coming years. I look forward to welcoming the many inspirational students who will be returning to Nottingham Academy Sixth Form in September and wish all of our pupils every success for their future learning, training and employment”.

Wayne Norrie, CEO of Greenwood Academies Trust, said: “I am incredibly proud of the pupils and staff across the Trust today and share in the excitement for these results. As a Trust, we are committed to providing a strong curriculum supported with the highest quality teaching, and today’s achievements are a reflection of this.

“Following these results, I’m excited to follow the next steps of our pupils, whether that involves joining our Sixth Form cohort or pursuing another avenue of Post-16 study, and I wish them every success for their future endeavors.”