Neale-Wade Academy in March celebrate bumper year for success as GCSE results announced

Jason Wing Principal of Neale Wade Academy, March. Picture: Steve Williams.

Jason Wing Principal of Neale Wade Academy, March. Picture: Steve Williams. - Credit: Archant

Neale-Wade Academy, March has once again improved on its GCSE results.

Yasmin Holliday with GCSE results Neale Wade

Yasmin Holliday with GCSE results Neale Wade - Credit: Archant

The results show 60 per cent of students achieved five GCSEs at grades A* to C including English and maths, up 8 per cent on last year.

There was exceptional performance in English, with 83.5 per cent of results graded inside the A* to C bracket, well over the national average of 64 per cent. As a result, Neale-Wade ranks inside the top one per cent of schools nationally for Level of Progress in English, with a figure of 92.4 per cent.

There was also excellent results in Maths, as 67 per cent of students achieved grade A* to C. Other highlights include an outstanding 100% pass rate in ICT, 95 per cent pass rate in PE, 91 per cent in both music and chemistry, 88 per cent in biology, 84 per cent in physics, 82% in French and 75 per cent in RE 63 per cent of students passed in both maths and English – the national ‘Basics’ measure.

This year’s GCSE class were in Year 7 when Neale-Wade Principal, Jason Wing, joined the Academy, and this year’s results demonstrate the level of improvement that has been made under his leadership.

Jess Lavender with GCSE results Neale Wade

Jess Lavender with GCSE results Neale Wade - Credit: Archant


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“We are delighted with the success and recognise that it is due to the collaboration of students, staff and parents,” said Mr Wing.

“It’s brilliant to see such a wide range of subjects performing so well and highlights the breadth of the curriculum at Neale-Wade.”

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In addition the Academy’s outstanding overall results, there were some exceptional individual performances such as:

Ruby Baxter - Five A*s and four A’s

Amy Dunham - Three A*s, five As and one B

Mia Churchill - Two A*s and six As

Arentino Charalambous - Two A*s, five As and one B.

Gary Peile, CEO of the Active Learning Trust, of which Neale Wade Academy is part, says, “On behalf of the whole Trust we would once again like to congratulate the students at Neale-Wade on an excellent set of GCSE results showing significant progress from last year.

“I would also like to place on record my appreciation to all staff, under the excellent leadership of Jason Wing and all parents for their wholehearted support for the students at the academy.”

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