Congratulations to all our Year 11 students who received their GCSE exam results. It was great to see so many students celebrating their success and hard work with friends, parents and staff.
We are delighted that more than a quarter of all grades awarded were Grade 7 or above and one in five of all 237 students received the equivalent of straight A’s across eight GCSE subjects.
Provisional Progress indicators suggest that for the fifth year running, students have performed significantly well. Almost 30% of all students have achieved a grade higher than expected on average across all subjects, with 6% achieving two grades or more on average.
Among the outstanding achievements were:
- Iona Goodman - nine grade 9s
- Thomas Southall - nine grade 9s
- Claire Goodger - eight grade 9s and one grade 8
- Alice Lawrence - six grade 9s and three grade 8s
- Evie Toyne – five grade 9s and four grade 8s
- Phebe Thompson - one grade 9 and eight grade 8s
- Laura Watt - one grade 9 and eight grade 8s
In both English and Maths, four out of five students achieved a grade 4 or higher, with over 60% achieving a grade 5 or above. In the optional triple Science course, 100% of students achieved grades 9 – 4 in Biology, in Chemistry, 95% achieved grades 9 - 4 and in Physics, 95%.
“I am very proud of the students. Not only have they worked extremely hard and shown remarkable commitment but many of our students have exceeded our expectations,” said Headteacher Andy Stones.
“The overall results are terrific and are testament to the dedication of both students and staff to ensure our students realise their potential.”
“It demonstrates how the school community comes together to provide an environment which nurtures and encourages.”