Hans Price Academy achieves its best ever GCSE results

PUBLISHED: 13:57 23 August 2018 | UPDATED: 17:43 23 August 2018

Erin Williams, Kaci Carson, Antonia Taneva and Jay Newell opened their results this morning. Picture: Henry Woodsford

Erin Williams, Kaci Carson, Antonia Taneva and Jay Newell opened their results this morning. Picture: Henry Woodsford

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Youngsters’ of Hans Price Academy were celebrating this morning (Thursday) as the academy achieved its best ever results.

Hans Price Academy achieved its best ever results. Picture: Henry WoodsfordHans Price Academy achieved its best ever results. Picture: Henry Woodsford

For the first ever time the academy, in Marchfields Way, saw 100 per cent of its students gain five or more GCSE qualifications.

Overall, 49 per cent of students achieved five 9-4 grades including English and maths, while 30 per cent received a grade 5 or more in English and maths.

Brianna Pike and Emily Keelbe with their results. Picture: Henry WoodsfordBrianna Pike and Emily Keelbe with their results. Picture: Henry Woodsford

Headteacher Tony Searle was delighted with the outcomes for students.

He told the Mercury: “The effort everyone has put in has been exceptional, we have a very supportive culture and our staff have got stuck in and helped out all our students.

Emily Holbrook and Jess Matthews of Hans Price. Picture: Henry WoodsfordEmily Holbrook and Jess Matthews of Hans Price. Picture: Henry Woodsford

“Students deserve their successes today, they have worked very hard and the effort they have put in has been rewarded.

“I am delighted we have achieved our best ever results.”

GCSE results at the Hans Price Academy.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONGCSE results at the Hans Price Academy. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Erin Williams and Jay Newell opened their results to find out they will be going to Bristol Metropolitan Academy to study dance and drama together.

Erin achieved two A*s in performing arts and sport, as well as two 7s.

GCSE results at the Hans Price Academy.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONGCSE results at the Hans Price Academy. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

She said: “I am amazed and excited, I was so nervous before I opened the envelope but now I’m over the moon.”

Jay added: “It was hard work but I am pleased to be going to Bristol to study what I want with my friends.”

GCSE results at the Hans Price Academy.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONGCSE results at the Hans Price Academy. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Antonia Taneva will study maths, further maths and computer science at Backwell School in September.

She told the Mercury: “I have loved my time at Hans Price, I met lots of nice people and the teacher’s support has been great.

GCSE results at the Hans Price Academy.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONGCSE results at the Hans Price Academy. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

“I’m looking forward to getting started next year.”

Emily Keeble got a distinction in music and 9s in English language and maths.

GCSE results at the Hans Price Academy.    

Picture: MARK ATHERTONGCSE results at the Hans Price Academy. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

She said: “I have been to a lot of schools but Hans Price made me feel welcome, I am going to miss it but I have loved my time here.”

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