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GCSE results to smile about across the Trust

Students from across Brooke Weston Trust celebrate a successful GCSE results day!

Andy Burns, Chief Education Officer (Secondary) at Brooke Weston Trust said: “I’m delighted for our students and their families, as they celebrate today. These GCSE results are a testament to the commitment they’ve put in over the last two years, supported brilliantly as always, by our wonderful staff across the Trust. They embody our core value of ‘’Ambition For All’ and I am immensely proud of them.

“Given the significant disruption to learning that this year group has faced (since starting secondary school), these achievements are particularly impressive and we should take a moment to recognise this within this context.”

Students at Brooke Weston Academy are celebrating another set of fantastic GCSE exam results today. We are incredibly proud of all 182 GCSE students for their hard work, determination and perseverance throughout this year.

The academy’s Principal, Shaun Strydom said: “All of our students have worked incredibly hard throughout their time at Brooke Weston Academy, and we are so proud of their achievements.

“In particular, I would like to say a huge thank you to all of our staff for their ongoing efforts and for the support and motivation they provide to our students every day.

“Our students have been dedicated and perseverant throughout their time at Brooke Weston Academy, and their results are a reflection of this. We will be available to provide support and assistance to all students that require it in the coming weeks and wish everyone leaving us the best of luck in their future endeavours.”

Our top performing student was Emily Crooks-Douglin who achieved grade 9’s in 7 of her subjects! Emily will be studying Maths, Further Maths & French at A level. Emily has demonstrated determination and perseverance throughout her time at Brooke Weston and we are incredibly proud of her achievements.

Also amongst our top performers were Yiannis Papachristoforou, Andrew Popa, Finley Robbin and Melissa Broomfield who all achieved grade 7’s, 8’s and 9’s in every subject! All four students said that their success is down to hard work and determination, as well as working closely with their teachers at Brooke Weston.  

There were many other students achieving a grade profile of 6, 7 & 8’s and 9’s, which is a tremendous achievement and many others achieved exceptional individual results.

A number of students have secured prestigious apprenticeships or are continuing their studies at college or alternative sixth forms. Ethan Lawson has secured a college course in Marine Biology in Falmouth and will be moving to Cornwall in the next few weeks! Theo Marshall is going to study Sports Coaching at Moutlton College. Joe Martin has secured a Construction apprenticeship with Barratt Homes while Ava McConnell is taking on an apprenticeship at RS Components. Markuss Birzins is going to study BTech Level 3 Sports with Kettering Football Academy.

Many students this year are staying at Brooke Weston to study for their A levels, with the remainder opting for alternative sixth forms, college or apprenticeships. We are proud of all of our students and wish them all every success in the future.




Students and staff at Corby Business Academy are celebrating another year of GCSE success. There have been some fantastic individual achievements for students and all staff are incredibly proud of the hard work and dedication shown by this cohort in over their time at the Academy.

The Academy’s Principal, Simon Underwood, said: “Our students are today quite rightly celebrating many outstanding results and achievements, all of which can be attributed to hard work and dedication.

“We are so proud of how our community has worked together over the past few years; with today seeing the benefits of our family partnerships. Students and staff can quite rightly be delighted with the accomplishments.

“There is immense pride and satisfaction in seeing our young people have the foundations to move on to their next stage of education, especially with a wide range of pathways and options now available to them.”

Top performers this year include: Hanna Burska who achieved 3 9s 4 8s and 2 7s; Jakub Kowal who attained 1 9, 4 8s and 3 7s and Amelia Vickery who achieved 8s and 9s across all of her 8 subjects. Martyna Kwsany, Charlie Turner, Ewan McCaffery and Harry Boden also achieved a suite of top grades each of them achieving 9-7 in every subject they studied.

There has also been real success with high levels of progress made by many students during their time at the Academy. Top performing students in regard to progress include Denisa Mitrica, TJ Cowie, Weronika Burek, Ilda Paulo, Vanja Cirkovic and Marko Dugic.

Many of these students and those in the cohort as a whole will be staying at the Academy to study A’Levels in September.



There was a buzz of excitement at Corby Technical School today, as students celebrated their GCSE results and looked forward to their further education plans.

The students of the school, which is part of Brooke Weston Trust, were among the first since Covid-19, to sit their GCSEs under proper exam conditions.

Angela Reynolds, Principal at Corby Technical School, said: “I am so proud of each of our students today who have achieved some fantastic results that are richly deserved.

“These achievements are a true testament to the remarkable work ethic and dedication displayed by our students and staff. Celebrations were rightly in order, and I was delighted to be a part of them this morning.

“It is always a joy to witness the growth of students during their time with us, and I look forward to working with many of our students as they join our Sixth Form. Thanks also go out to the families of our students, who work closely with the school to support our young people in their studies throughout their time with us” she added.

Students were supported by staff to make decisions on their next steps – many will join the sixth form, and others are pursuing apprenticeships including Bosch and Formula One Autocentres.

Mrs. Reynolds added: “Our year 11 students have been wonderful role models for our younger students, and we continue with setting high aspirations for our next cohort, as they move into the final year of their GCSEs.

“Finally, I’d like to thank our fantastic teachers and school staff, who have supported and motivated our students throughout.”



Students and staff at Kettering Science Academy, part of Brooke Weston Trust, are celebrating another set of good GCSE results.

Today’s achievements are to be commended, particularly as students have missed elements of their education, due to the disruption of covid. Today is a celebration and acknowledgement of their hard work and commitment.

Tony Segalini, Principal at Kettering Science Academy, said: “We are so proud of this years cohort who have worked hard to achieve grades that will set them up for the next stage of their lives’’

“At Kettering Science Academy our vision is to be the best you can be. Our Year 11 students have worked hard in their studies, and it’s been a pleasure to see them grow into strong, ambitious young people. We look forward to inviting many students back to our sixth form and would like to say a fond farewell and good luck to those leaving us, going on to further education’’

“I would like to say a huge thank you to staff and parents for continuing to motivate students and for their support this year in the run up to the exam series. The success of the school would not have been possible without the caring, proactive community you create.”

Noticeable successes included:

  • Wesley Chiam who achieved three grade 9’s two grade 8, three grade 7’s and a grade 6.
  • Jessica Hughes who achieved three grade 8’s, 5 grade 7’s and a BTEC Distinction *
  • Rebecca Mears who achieved four grade 8’s, one grade 7, one grade 6 and a BTEC Distinction
  • Liam Carroll who achieved four grade 8’s, three grade 7’s and one grade 5.


Thomas Clarkson Academy was buzzing when the Year 11 teenagers received a fantastic set of exam results which reflected their hard work over the last two years and more.


Principal Richard Scott said: “We have received another set of fantastic exam results, and I am incredibly proud of our Year 11 students who have worked so hard to achieve so much. These results are a credit to them as their education was also disrupted by the pandemic, but they continued to ensure they maintained a dedication to their studies. Our teachers and wider school community are also to be credited as our amazing staff continue to deliver learning of the highest calibre. 


“The class of 2023 should be very proud of themselves and their achievements and we celebrate with them and their families on this landmark day for them all. 

We wish the whole group nothing but success in their next steps and look forward to seeing many of them returning in September to continue their education with our Sixth Form.”

Among the achievements was Lily Okon with five 9s, three 8s and Distinction*; Eva Remeikaite who achieved five 9s, two 8s, one 7 and a Distinction*; Callum Malkin who received three 9s, five 8s and a 7; Katya Haggett with a nine, three 8s, four 7s, a 6, 5 and 4; Maisie McCarthy with a 9, three 8s, two 7s, two 6s and a D2; Pawel Hajduk had a 9, two 8s, two 7s. a 6 and three 5s, and William Phoon with an 8, four 7s, two 6s, a 4 and D2.

Raising Standards Leader Kashaf Hussain said: “Our Year 11 students have every reason to feel a tremendous sense of pride. The outcomes they have accomplished have been incredible, both on an individual level and as a group, throughout a demanding year. Our students have shown not only their dedication but also their unwavering determination in the face of persistent educational disruptions due to the pandemic. As they go to study their post-16 courses, we extend our best wishes to all our students.”



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