Fantastic GCSE Results 2021
Students at William Farr Church of England Comprehensive celebrated another strong year of results with more than a third of all results achieving grade 7 and above.
One in ten of all students received grade 7 and above across all their GCSE subjects and pupils achieved an average attainment score of 5.6 – the highest the school has achieved in the last 4 years.
In both English and Maths, almost 4 out of 5 students achieved a grade 4 or above, with over 60% achieving a grade 5 or above.
Four out of five students achieved a grade 4 or above in Combined Science, with 97% of students who opted for the triple award in Science achieving a grade 5 or above in all three Sciences.
Headteacher Jonathan Knowler said “I am very proud of the students. It was great to see them celebrating their success and achieving the results they thoroughly deserved.
“They have worked extremely hard and shown remarkable commitment and resilience over the last two years with significant disruption to their education caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.”
“The overall results are terrific and are testament to the dedication of staff to ensure our students realise their potential.”
“It demonstrates how the school community has come together to provide opportunities for all its members to engage with 'life in all its fullness' (John 10:10).”