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Plympton Academy

Outstanding results for Plympton Academy’s Year 11

Plympton Academy is delighted to report some outstanding achievements by its students in their
GCSEs and Level 2 BTEC qualifications this summer.

This year, following the cancellation of exams, grades were awarded through a process of
evidence-informed grades, against a national standard and approved and awarded by the exam
boards. The government is not publishing performance data for any schools or colleges this
year due to the varying impact of the pandemic.

Just a few of the many success stories include:
Leah Nelson who achieved a very well deserved nine grade 9 qualifications and a distinction
star in her BTEC.
Ellie James who achieved a fantastic eight grade 9 qualifications, two grade 8s and two
distinction stars in her BTECs.
Carys Macaskill who also achieved an amazing seven grade 9 qualifications, three grade 8s
and two distinction stars.
There were also outstanding results achieved by Katie Stephenson, Freya Martin, Rachael
Easterbrook, Paige Gould and Katie Venn who all averaged above grade 8 for their
Many of the subjects achieved top grades for the students in their cohorts and reflect the desire
to succeed that both staff and students share here at the Academy.

Lisa Boorman, the Academy’s Principal said: “We are immensely proud of all the work and
achievements of our students, especially after such a difficult and disrupted year. There are so
many outstanding results it is difficult to name them all - they have been amazing and resilient
and should feel proud of their achievements.”