King Edward VI Academy students celebrate their achievements

Year 11 students at Spilsby’s King Edward VI Academy, part of the David Ross Education Trust, celebrated their academic achievements when they opened their long-awaited GCSE results today.


Jo Myhill-Johnson, Principal at King Edward VI Academy, said: “Our students have celebrated some excellent performances today. For example, Keaton Wood deserves special recognition having achieved 11 GCSEs at A* - C, including seven at A* or A grade or equivalent. This is an incredible achievement and underlines the strong work ethic at our school."




King Edward VI Academy has seen a significant increase in the number of students achieving the highest grades across a wide range of subjects. 


Stevie Robb, Head Girl at King Edward VI Academy, was celebrating after receiving her results. Stevie, who achieved 10 GCSEs at A*-C, including four A grades or equivalent, has made incredible progress since joining the academy in Year 7.


Another happy student was Lewis Smith, who secured 10 GCSEs at A*-B or equivalent, including seven A*-A grades or equivalent.


Sian Tuplin achieved seven GCSEs at A*-C, including two As or equivalent. Sian, who will join King Edward VI Academy’s Sixth Form, said “I am very happy with my results. I really wanted to continue my studies at the academy’s Sixth Form and these results mean I can.”


Top performers also included Katherine Eyre and Charlotte Hutchins, who both achieved a set of impressive GCSE grades.


Katherine, who achieved eight GCSEs at A*-C including three A grades or equivalent, will now join Boston College to study Photography. She commented: “I am very proud of myself. It’s great to know that all of the hard work has paid off.”


Charlotte is also celebrating after receiving her GCSE results and looks forward to continuing her academic journey at Boston College. She said: “I am so happy with my results, it feels like a real weight has been lifted.”




As part of the David Ross Education Trust, King Edward VI Academy is committed to delivering academic excellence. Students also benefit from the Trust’s pioneering enrichment programme, which provides an incredible range of inspirational learning experiences in sport, arts and music. Through an array of exciting opportunities, students are encouraged to develop their passions and discover their talents.


Rowena Hackwood, Chief Executive Officer at the David Ross Education Trust, said: “An education at one of our schools offers our students the very best experiences inside and outside of the classroom.  We are delighted for all of our students who are celebrating their well-deserved GCSE results, which will now open new doors for them academically or in the workplace.


We set high standards to create rich learning environments where all young people can achieve and excel, and it is incredibly rewarding to see all their hard work pay off.”