Havelock Academy celebrates GCSE results

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


Wendy Jackson, Principal at Havelock Academy, said:“We have seen some excellent individual performances this year, including students achieving the new Grade 9 in English and Maths, which is a great achievement.”




Amongst the smiling faces was Andrew Hill, who achieved a 9 in English Literature and Maths, four A*s and three As. He said: “I am really happy with my results, particularly my English Literature and Maths. I am so proud of myself for achieving these grades.”


Identical twins Lundrim and Erblin Shabani were also among the top achievers, gaining an impressive 12 A*s and As between them, with Lundrim securing a Grade 9 in English Language and Erblin achieving Grade 9 in Maths. Lundrim said: “I am absolutely speechless. It is a great feeling knowing that all of the hard work throughout my time at Havelock has paid off.”


Another happy student was Joanna Dlugoszewska, whose first language is Polish. Joanna, who secured a Grade 9 in English Language and three A*s and two As, said: “I am over the moon with my results, they are better than I could have ever imagined.”


Other top performers included David Ashford and Shelby Trott,who both achieved a set of impressive GCSE grades.


David, who achieved a Grade 9 in Maths, two A*s and four As, commented: “I am so proud of myself. I could not have achieved these results without the incredible support from my family, friends and everyone at the academy.”


Shelby, who achieved three A*s and four A grades, said: “I am overwhelmed with my results and cannot wait to study A level Maths, Further Maths, Chemistry and Psychology.”




As part of the David Ross Education Trust, Havelock Academyis 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.”