GCSE celebrations at Ormiston Maritime Academy

Students at Ormiston Maritime Academy in Grimsby are celebrating today after receiving their GCSE results – with improvements in key subjects achieved.

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The percentage of students who gained a Grade 4 or above in English and maths has increased to 42%, up 11 percentage points on last year’s results. Improvements were particularly strong in English, where the number of students achieving a Grade 4 or higher rose to 53%, up 16 percentage points on 2017.

This was also the case with the higher Grade 5 or above, where there was a 16-percentage point increase on the 2017 figure (37%).

Amongst the many students celebrating their results were:

  • Elle Sharp was the highest performer at the academy, achieving two Grade 9s in English Literature and English Language, with Zuzanna Losek following.
  • Charlotte Freeman secured the most progress, achieving on average two and a half grades above her target.
  • Another student achieved three Grade 9s in the separate Sciences.

Kevin Gallacher, Principal at Ormiston Maritime Academy, said:

"Congratulations to all our students who have received their GCSE results today. We are pleased with the improvements which are testament to the hard work and commitment of our students and staff, as well as our strong school community. We wish all our students the very best of luck as they embark on their next chapter, and we look forward to building on this year’s results next year."


Picture caption: Students, Charlotte Freeman, Andrena Brader, Kira Bailey-Jones and Ben Shaw.