GCSE Results Day was a very happy one across CISC schools, a tribute to the dedication of the students and their teachers. Early comments on the results are:
Another set of outstanding science results confirms that Mayfield is the best place to be if you are interested in science, with almost 90% of Chemistry, Biology and Physics papers graded as A*/A but other subjects were very strong too. Headmistress, Antonia Beary, “These girls have an outstanding academic foundation on which to build, and are able to choose from a wide range of subjects to make the right choices for A level.”
A total of 38 St George’s College pupils achieved straight A*-A Grades, including 8 with 10 A* Grades or more. Over the entire year group, 66% of grades were A* or A. Headmaster Joe Peake, stressed the importance of these excellent results. He said: “For 2017 entry, universities will not have AS results to consider for this cohort, so for these boys and girls their GCSE results will be more important.”
56% of Marist School girls achieved A*or A grades with English and Mathematics being especially strong subjects. Lydia Lutton, Head of Year 11 said, “This is a lovely year group who excelled in everything including sport, music, drama and now they have achieved stunning GCSE results.”
Farnborough Hill girls were over the moon with their GCSE results. Bucking the national trend, this year’s excellent results saw another increase in the % of A* and A grades to 58%.
James Murphy O’Connor was delighted with Prior Park students who achieved 54% A*or A grades, with Science results exceptional this year. 84% of the results were A* – B.
Leweston School, Sherborne, is delighted to be celebrating 34% at A* and 59% A* or A. 30% of the girls achieved 9 or more A or A* grades.
Stephen Oliver was thrilled with Our Lady’s Abingdon’s results – the %A*-A has risen to 52% and 97% achieved five A* – C grades including English and Mathematics.
St Mary’s School, Cambridge is delighted to report another impressive year of GCSE results, with over half of the year group achieving seven or more A* – A grades, with 84% of all GCSE examinations taken awarded A* – B grades. Those excelling academically have done so in combination with great achievements outside of the classroom too. photo
Ratcliffe College is delighted with its very impressive 2015 GCSE results. Headmaster, Gareth Lloyd commented: “Teaching a wide spectrum of abilities, our examination results have yet again proven that we stretch the most able and support those with additional needs. I am immensely proud of my students’ achievements and of the unstinting commitment of my colleagues to each and every child.” Ratcliffe had 40% of all grades A*or A and 90% of grades being A*- C.
From a cohort of 134 GCSE candidates at Princethorpe College, a third of grades are at A* or A, over 60% at grade B or better and 14 pupils achieved at least ten A* or A grades. Headmaster, Ed Hester, was delighted with the excellent results.
The Oratory School celebrated another strong set of GCSE results with some very good top performances. The overall percentage pass rate for pupils with 5+ A*-C grades including English and Maths continued to rise to 91% and 35% of the results were A*-A grades.
Our Lady’s Convent School, Loughborough students have achieved an outstanding 100% pass rate with 92% of students achieving five or more A* to C grades.
St Edmund’s College staff and students are once again celebrating a 100% pass rate at GCSE. With 90% achieving an A*-C grades and 34% achieving A*-A grades.