Best GCSE Results Ever
Students and staff are delighted with the excellent GCSE and A level examination results this year. Mr O’Hagan said “These results are the best ever results for the school and are the result of huge amounts of work from students and staff alike. They maintain our progress of the last two years and show what can be achieved with hard work and determination. All the students and staff should be congratulated on this excellent performance”.
A 8% improvement on last year’s GCSE results meant that 78% of students achieved the national benchmark figure of 5A*-C grades including English and Maths. This means a 20% improvement in 5 years.
83% of students achieved 5 A*-C grades. 98% of students achieved 5A*-G grades, 93.4% at least 1 A*-C and 99% at least 1A*-G. 24% of the entries achieved A* or A grade and 8% of all grades were awarded an A*. 70% of students achieved two or more A*-C grades in Science.
Top performers included Katie Rees: 9A* and 2A grades; Daniel Rock: 8A*, 2A, 2B grades;
Evelyn Carter: 7A* and 5A grades; Alix Wood: 7A* and 4A grades; Alexia Michaelides: 7A*, 4A and 1 B grade; Rebecca Hill: 6A* and 6A grades; Edward Parry: 6A*, 2A and 3B grades.
At A level Lewis Rendell achieved a remarkable 4A* grades (Maths, Further Maths, Physics and German) and will now study Maths at Bristol University. Other standout performances included Harry Toynton (5 A grades), now moving onto York University to study Chemistry, Gemma Ford (4 A grades), progressing to Sheffield University to study Zoology, Sebastian Dixon, (2A* grades and 1 B grade), moving to study Chemistry at University College London and Sophie Burnage (A*,A, B), who will progress to Keele University to study Medicine.
Overall A level results were excellent, with an overall pass rate of 98%. The A*-B pass rate was 37% and the A*-C pass rate 69%. The average point score per candidate was 715 and the average point score per entry 210.
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