Newmarket Academy’s school Principal, Nick Froy, has spoken of his delight after students achieved “excellent” GCSE results. Results in English and Maths exceeded all expectations after improving by 14% while in all other measures results are higher than last year. Mr Froy described the English results as exceptional with 80% of students achieving a grade 4 and 60% a grade 5 while maths results rose by 17%.
Newmarket Academy has had more reason to celebrate after following up a ‘Good’ graded Ofsted report with another increase in A-level results. The school saw the number of A*-C grades rise to 69% - up by 13% from last year – while the percentage A*-E pass rate went up to 99% - up by 8%.
Newmarket Academy is a ‘Good’ school
CEO Howard Lay of the Samuel Ward Academy Trust joined the Principal and students at Newmarket Academy to celebrate the publication of the school’s ‘Good’ Ofsted report.
Ofsted Inspectors spent 2 days at the Academy on the 18-19th May and published their report on 30th June. The four person team examined every aspect of the school and judged the school’s overall effectiveness as ‘Good’ in all key categories.
This week Newmarket Academy students took part in ‘Sky Sports – ‘Living for Sport’ Athlete mentors scheme. The project that we are running aims to raise boy’s aspirations and achievement through sporting projects. The project promotes six keys to success: Mental toughness, hunger to achieve, people skills, Sports and life knowledge, breaking barriers & planning for success.
We are very lucky to have Theo Spalding-McIntosh a former Judo British champion and commonwealth gold medallist as our visiting mentor. Check out his profile on https://livingforsport.skysports.com/mentors/theo-spalding-mcintosh