Hans Price Academy achieves its best ever GCSE results
PUBLISHED: 13:57 23 August 2018 | UPDATED: 17:43 23 August 2018
Youngsters' of Hans Price Academy were celebrating this morning (Thursday) as the academy achieved its best ever results.
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.
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.
“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.”
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.
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.”
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.
“I’m looking forward to getting started next year.”
Emily Keeble got a distinction in music and 9s in English language and maths.
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.”