GCSE results 2016
Woodkirk Academy students are celebrating again this week with record breaking GCSE results. An outstanding 83% of students achieved 5 A*-C including English and Mathematics, beating last year’s results and placing Woodkirk at the forefront of results in the city.
Woodkirk also faired very well in the new measures placed on schools with progress grades exceeding those students with similar starting points by almost half a grade in every subject.
Principal, Joe Barton, congratulated students, saying “Students receiving results today worked incredibly hard throughout the year and deserve this success and recognition. I would also like to thank the staff for their dedication, and parents for their continued support, in helping all to achieve these excellent results."
Many will go on to join Woodkirk’s popular Sixth Form including top performer Oliver Garside who said “I’m really, really pleased, over the moon and looking forward to coming to Sixth Form at Woodkirk. It’s brilliant.”