Leeds East Academy


Our Best Ever GCSE Results

Leeds East Academy achieves its best results of all time

This morning students and staff at Leeds East Academy were celebrating the best ever results on record at the school.

Mr Stokes, who was appointed as Principal of the Academy in January 2017, said: "I couldn't be happier for our students, staff and local community. We averaged one grade better in every subject by every child this year. We achieved this with high-quality, first wave teaching and a focus on every child. I am delighted for our young people, who leave us with the best possible outcomes for their future."


Leeds East Academy today celebrated a host of record-breaking subject resultsCaroline secured 80 points, with a Grade 9 for English Literature and Grades 7 for Maths and English Language. She also received A* for Chemistry, Physics and RE, with As in Biology, Geography, Graphics and Sociology.

Chelsea received a Grade 9 for Literature, an 8 for  English Language and a Grade 7 for Maths. She also secured an A* for RE with As in Chemistry, Geography and Sociology.

Zohaib was celebrating today with a Grade 8 for Maths, Grade 6s for English Literature and Language, As in Chemistry and Physics and Bs in Biology, Geography and Photography.


Mr Whitaker, Executive Principal of The White Rose Academies Trust, commented this morning: “I am delighted to celebrate with our students today, who have secured the results they have so tirelessly strived towards. I firmly believe that all the young people of Leeds are entitled to a first-class education offering exceptional, inspirational teaching. This year, The White Rose Academies Trust has secured that new standard of learning for students in our progressive schools. We know the future of Leeds is vibrant and exciting – but for our region to reach its full potential in future, it demands a serious investment in the young people who will, ultimately, drive forward and shape our city of tomorrow. Investing in every child is what we will continue to do as we improve our schools; empowering and supporting teachers, elevating our standards and inspiring our students to achieve and succeed as ambitious, collaborative and confident citizens. Today, we celebrate and commend our students’ achievements and look to the future with great excitement.” 

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