GCSE celebrations at New Charter Academy

Students at New Charter Academy in Ashton celebrate another set of GCSE results this year with excellent individual achievements.

Among New Charter’s highest achievers were Mohit Mistry achieving 6A* and 5A’s, while Sana Masood, Head Girl achieved 7A*, 3A’s and 1B. Twins Neel and Nirali Vyas both achieved 7A*, 3A, and 1B.

On opening his results, Mohit commented, “I’m so happy with my results. It took a lot of hard work and now I am hoping to do maths, biology, chemistry and economics at A Level”.

Fellow student Sana beaming with excitement was equally pleased commenting, “I am still in shock, I worked so hard and I am so pleased with what I have achieved.” I’m coming to New Charter Academy 6th Form to study maths, biology, chemistry, and business.

Principal David Shaw praised the efforts of his students this morning and said:

“It is great to see so many of our young people achieve strong results across the majority of their subjects and achieve the results they require to enrol at Sixth Form or College. Overall, year 11 students have achieved results that were a third of a grade higher than last year.

A large number of individual subjects studied by students have achieved excellent results, that are in line with or much better than national performance for that subject, which is a tremendous achievement for the students and staff involved.”

Head of Year 11 Claire Cobain, who led the team that supported the students throughout their final year at the academy, said; “It is really great to see so many of our young people achieving the results that they have worked so hard for and I am proud of what they have achieved.”

Picture (L-R) Nisha Patel, Sana Masood, Aminah Yaseen, David Shaw, Mohit Misty, Nirali Vyas and Neel Vyas.

New Charter Academy is sponsored by Great Academies Education Trust set up by Tameside-based housing association New Charter Group.

There are three academies in Tameside under the Trust. The other two in Stalybridge are Copley Academy (secondary) and Silver Springs Academy (primary).

 Great Academies Education Trust

New Charter Academy is one of three academies sponsored by Tameside-based housing association New Charter Group which has recently recruited a Director of School Improvement to help drive further changes across its schools.

 New Charter Academy’s last Ofsted inspection was 25 – 26th February 2015.

New Charter Academy is a publicly funded independent school which is accountable to the Government.  The academy is the largest learning centre in Tameside and in September 2012 moved into a new £43m building on the Broadoak campus in Ashton-under-Lyne.  The new building provides state-of-the-art sports, performing art and science and technology facilities. More at www.greatacademieseducationtrust.org.uk

Twitter: @NewCharterAcade

New Charter formed in 2000 as the new landlords to own and manage homes transferred from Tameside council in Greater Manchester. With a turnover of approximately £100m a year and a workforce of around 1,000, New Charter is one of the region’s largest registered providers of social housing. By incorporating Gedling Homes and Aksa Homes the Group owns around 19,500 homes. It came 8th in the 2015 Sunday Times 100 Best Not-For-Profit Companies To Work For survey and was voted number 1 in 24 Housing’s Top 50 Landlords (2014).


Twitter:  @NewCharterGroup

New Charter also sponsors three academies through its Great Academies Education Trust. This includes two secondary academies (New Charter Academy in Ashton and Copley Academy in Stalybridge) and one primary (Silver Springs Academy in Stalybridge).

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