By Jill Dando News
WCSA student gains incredibly impressive clean sweep of nine grade 9 GCSEs plus a level 2 distinction
Jamie Allard of Worle Community School Academy at The Priory Learning Trust in Somerset achieved 9 top GCSE Grade 9s plus a Level 2 Distinction – and is now to do his dream of becoming a qualified accountant.
Jamie was one of three students who obtained an incredible total of nine grade 9s; the highest GCSE grade available – the others were Olivia Finch and Ben Freeman.
Jamie now plans to be an accountant with an apprenticeship.
He said: “I am extremely happy with my results. My time at Worle Community School Academy has been great.
“I am thankful that I have had good teachers and friends that have supported me throughout.
Whilst it is a shame my time at Worle is over, I’m glad that I have got decent results which will help me in my next step.
“In the meantime my aspiration is to be a fully qualified accountant, something I have wanted to be for a long time. In order to achieve this I am doing an apprenticeship to gain the experience and qualifications I need.”
Jamie was part of remarkable achievements across the year group which also included Chris Royce and Millie Smith, who achieved eight and seven grade 9s respectively.
The results follow a brilliant five years for WCSA since being led by Principal Jacqui Scott and part of the The Priory Learning Trust.
Jacqui said: “Our students have worked incredibly hard and this is a just reward for their amazing efforts. Well done to them all.”
The WCSA motto is ‘We Challenge and Support to Achieve’, resulting in students who thrive in all areas.
The academy has a high-achieving and caring ethos, aiming to challenge and support to encourage the full potential of every single student.