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Team work pays off at Haverhill's Castle Manor Academy




The outcomes achieved by students at Castle Manor Academy in Haverhill have been lauded by their headteacher.

Vanessa Whitcombe paid tribute to the year group describing them as “talented, kind, funny and sparky individuals who will go on to great things”.

She added: “Castle Manor students should be extremely proud of their achievements in a very challenging year.

Poppy Morley with her mum Caroline Baxter. Submitted picture
Poppy Morley with her mum Caroline Baxter. Submitted picture

“I would like to offer them my huge congratulations and best wishes for their next steps.

"I would also like to pay tribute to those around them supporting them to these achievements - teachers, school support staff and parents have all played a huge part in being the team around our young people.”

Poppy Morley received one grade 9 (English language), five grade 8s and three grade sevens.

Head Boy Ethan Dobell. Submitted picture
Head Boy Ethan Dobell. Submitted picture

The school said of Poppy: "She has been incredibly hard working throughout and should be rightly proud of results where all nine of her grades were 7 or over including a 9 in English Language and an 8 in English Literature.

"Poppy can now look forward to attending Hills Road Sixth From College to study photography, art and sociology."

Ethan Dobell earned two grade nines (3D Design and History), 4 x 8, 2 x 7 and one Distinction

Of his outcomes, the school said: "Ethan, our Head Boy, has been a role model throughout his time at Castle Manor Academy and he leaves us with an excellent set of grades where all nine of his subjects are at a grade 7 or higher.

"Ethan will move on to attend Long Road Sixth Form College to study design technology, photography and chemistry."

Kieran Cox achieved one grade nine, 3 x 8s, 1 x 7 and three grade 6s.

The school said: "Kieran has worked incredibly hard and can be justifiably proud of his results.

"Particular stand out results can be seen in his STEM subjects where he received a 9 in Maths, two 8s in Physics and Chemistry and a 7 in Biology. "Kieran will be studying these subjects further by attending Hills Road Sixth Form College to follow A level courses in biology, chemistry and maths."