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Thomas Clarkson Academy in Wisbech is celebrating its 'best ever' GCSE results



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Thomas Clarkson Academy in Wisbech is celebrating the best GCSE results the school has ever seen, with improved grades for the second year running and increases in the number of students achieving passes (4) and ‘strong’ passes (5) in English and maths.

GCSE results day at Thomas Clarkson Academy. (3757390)
GCSE results day at Thomas Clarkson Academy. (3757390)

The results demonstrate the Academy’s determination and drive to improve outcomes for young people in Wisbech. Nearly half of the cohort are staying on to further their studies at the Academy’s Sixth Form. modern foreign languages, English, engineering and dance.

GCSE results day at Thomas Clarkson Academy..Louise Plater 2 9s, 4 8s, 2 7s and 1 6. (3757389)
GCSE results day at Thomas Clarkson Academy..Louise Plater 2 9s, 4 8s, 2 7s and 1 6. (3757389)

The results also show that students have made significant progress during their time at TCA, especially in the Progress 8 measure which is a key Department for Education performance standard.

Associate principal Richard Scott said: “We’re very pleased to see results improve for the second year running.

“What is important is that we’re seeing a steady, sustained improvement which is opening up more options for our students.

GCSE results day at Thomas Clarkson Academy. Anna Ivaskevica 6 9s and 2 8s. (3757387)
GCSE results day at Thomas Clarkson Academy. Anna Ivaskevica 6 9s and 2 8s. (3757387)

“Something we’re particularly proud of is the progress students have made from their initial starting point. We’re now seeing more and more young people making good progress which means students are making above average progress at TCA compared to other schools nationally.

“These results help to put students in good stead for their future studies and we’re delighted to be welcoming so many back in September for Sixth Form.

“I’d like to say congratulations to our students and thank our staff, who have worked tirelessly to secure the school’s best-ever results. We have also had lots of support from parents which builds a stronger school community.”



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