Ipswich Academy sees rise in GCSE results

Ipswich Academy is reporting a big jump in its GCSE results. The proportion getting five or more of the top A* to C grades rose from 41% to 64%.

The school, in Lindburgh Road, is also seeing greater numbers wanting to stay on for A-levels.

“We have now turned the corner and there is an increasing sense of students aiming high and really wanting to achieve. This is also seen in the number of students wanting to stay on to our Sixth Form."

– Nancy Robinson, School Principal

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GCSE results 2013

The proportion of GCSEs awarded at least a C grade has fallen for the second year running.