Students gathered at Chantry Academy school to open their GCSE results, reflect on their achievements and look forward to the next steps of their educational journey. They were joined by parents and carers and the Academy's staff to celebrate some excellent achievements from a year group who have navigated the disruption of Covid-19.

Executive Headteacher, Craig D'Cunha said, "This year we are, once again, delighted to see our students receiving such impressive results in their GCSEs. We are hugely proud of our class of 2023 and all their achievements which will now enable them to progress to a wide range of exciting post-16 opportunities including A’Levels and Apprenticeships. I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate them all, along with thanking their parents, carers and all our staff at Chantry Academy for the help and support they have provided".

Individual success stories include:

Alyssa Forsdyke with grade 8s in Maths, History, Geography and English as well as being successful in all other qualifications.

Iwan Fothergill with a 9 in Maths and 8s in Statistics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Drama and Computer Science. He was also successful in all other qualifications.

Ellie Rayner with 8s in Maths, Statistics, History, Physics, Chemistry and Biology with 7s in Drama, French and English

Aivaras Vildziunas with 9s in Maths and Physics, 8s in English, Statistics and Chemistry.

Lynsey Holzer, CEO of Active Learning Trust, said “I’m delighted for our Year 11 students at Chantry, especially considering the way in which they have dealt with the disruption caused by the pandemic.

“We wish them all the very best for their next steps. My sincere thanks also to the staff and families who have supported them throughout their Chantry journey.”