Year 12 students recently spent the day learning about business and enterprise, taking part in a series of workshops run by the company Young Enterprise. Students worked in teams to consider what are the key qualities that make companies thrive, and what skills are required by prospective employers - and how they can ensure they have them! Part of the day included students giving a presentation in small groups to the entire year group – something many students were slightly nervous about doing! However, every student successfully took part, and it was wonderful to see those somet
After achieving an excellent set of Post 16 results last week, staff and students at Kingsthorpe College (sponsored by The Collaborative Academies Trust) were celebrating success this morning with the release of the 2017 GCSE results. Despite a new national system of grading and reformed GCSEs in English and maths - which have been deliberately designed to be tougher - Kingsthorpe College has maintained the high standard set last year in terms of the proportion of students attaining 5 good passes including English and maths.
Kingsthorpe College Post 16 students were celebrating success this morning as they achieved notable improvements on previous years, and have results which continue a trajectory of improvement for the College. The College is particularly pleased to see Academic and A Level subjects improve by almost 1 grade per entry. The performance of students studying vocational qualifications was also an area for celebration as students’ outcomes remained significantly positive compared to national averages.