Our students are looking forward to the future after a set of excellent GCSE results.

Half of students at the academy achieved five or more GCSEs at a standard pass or above (grade 4 or equivalent), with 68% achieving a grade 4 or above in English and 63% in maths

Lauren Emery, from Clarborough, achieved a set of outstanding results, including six grade 9s in English language, history, religious education, biology, chemistry and physics, two Distinction* grades in hospitality and media, grade 8s in German and maths and a grade 7 in English literature. She said: “I’m really pleased with my results and I’m looking forward to coming back to the academy to join the sixth form”.

Another high achiever was Bebe Bierton, from Langold, who gained three grade 9s in English language, English literature and religious education, a grade 8 in history, a Distinction in media, a grade 7 in biology, grade 6s in art, maths and computing, and grade 5s in chemistry and physics.

Ahmad Hisham Wafai, from Retford, was “very happy” with his results. He achieved grade 9s in physics and maths, a grade 8 in chemistry, an A in further maths, grade 7s in religious education and biology, and grade 6s in English language, English literature, history, business, French and German.

Retford Oaks Academy Principal, Heather Widdup, said: “At Retford Oaks we strive for excellence and have very high expectations of our students and staff. This year, as with every year, I am delighted to see this hard work and dedication pay off with another fantastic set of results.

“I am incredibly proud of what our students have achieved and hope to see many of them back at the academy in September, as they join our sixth form. I am looking forward to seeing the progression of all of our students as they take the next steps in their educational journeys, and wish them all the best of luck in their futures.”

To apply for a sixth form place at Retford Oaks, please email rstewardson@retfordoaks-ac.org.uk or call 01777 861618.