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Congratulations to our Year 11 leavers!

Well done to all our Year 11 students who received their GCSE results today. Students, parents and staff shared in celebrating some excellent results and personal achievements. This year’s results saw attainment in English and maths improve significantly and a rise in the school’s overall ‘Attainment 8’ score.

Subject

% achieving 4+

% achieving 5+

% achieving 7+

English

83%

71%

23%

Maths

78%

56%

16%

English and maths

75%

50%

8%

Some students achieved exceptional results, including a large number of grade 9s in a range of subjects.

The headteacher, Martin Kerridge, said:

“On behalf of the entire school community, I congratulate our fantastic students on their achievements.

I am delighted to see substantial improvement in attainment across the curriculum despite the turbulence and uncertainty created by the changes to GCSE qualifications over recent years, capped by a number of exceptional individual performances.

With 10% of our entries for the new GCSE exams achieving a grade 8 or 9, and 60% awarded at least a grade 5, this year’s results are testament to the resilience and determination of our talented students and staff and the support of our parent body. We will, as always, look to build on this success and strive to provide the first class education our students deserve.”

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