Djanogly City Academy students celebrate strong GCSE results
Djanogly City Academy students are celebrating receiving their GCSE results.
Around 150 students completed GCSE qualifications at the school this year.
Highlights include more students achieving grades 5 and above in both English and maths than last year, bucking the national trend this year.
Many of the students are staying on to study A Levels at Djanogly City Academy Sixth Form whilst others are starting in employment or further education and training.
Andy Smith, Principal, Djanogly City Academy, said: “Our scholars have shown great determination to achieve and succeed and I am immensely proud of them.
“They have earned a strong set of results, which will support them as they progress with their long-term career ambitions. Huge thanks go to our staff for their fantastic support this year.”
He added: “We wish our scholars all the very best on their next journey and look forward to welcoming a new intake to our expanding and thriving sixth form.”
Stefanija Aboltina, 16, achieved three grade 9s, three grade 8s and three grade 7s. Stefanija said “I am really happy. The teachers here always support you.”
She is going on to study biology, English and psychology A Levels at Djanogly City Academy Sixth Form then wants to study law at university.
Romaan Azhar, 16, achieved one grade 9, five grade 8s, two grade 7s, a grade 6 and a grade 5.
Romaan said “I am really happy – the support and openness of staff to help you achieve the very best has been great.”
She is going on to study biology, chemistry and mathematics A Levels at Djanogly Sixth Form and in future plans to study medicine at university.
Djanogly City Academy has more than 1,100 scholars aged 11 to 18 years-old based at two sites on Sherwood Rise and Gregory Boulevard.
The Ofsted graded ‘good’ school serves a diverse community; around 60% of its young people speak English as an additional language.
Djanogly City Academy Sixth Form, which is based within the school’s Sherwood Rise site, opened in September 2022 following a £250,000 refurbishment.
The facilities for sixth form students that were unveiled last year included 15 classrooms, a study hub, a library and careers room as well as a new reception area and toilet block.
The school was recently awarded a £100,000 charity grant from the Wolfson Foundation to further expand its sixth form.
The sixth form offers A Levels in art, biology, business, chemistry, computer science, design and technology, drama, economics, English language, English literature, geography, history, maths, further maths, music, sociology, philosophy and ethics, physics, psychology and the extended project qualification.
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