Wisbech Grammar School ranked second in Cambridgeshire after outstanding GCSE results

12:42 30 January 2014

Nick Hammond

Nick Hammond

Archant

A Fenland school has been ranked second in Cambridgeshire in a national newspaper’s school league table thanks to an outstanding set of GCSE results.

Ninety-three per cent of Wisbech Grammar School students achieved five or more GCSEs at A* to C, including English and mathematics.

The results place the school second in The Times League Table, which was published in last Friday’s edition.

The school was edged out by The Leys School, Cambridge, but finished ahead of Kimbolton School.

Headmaster Nicholas Hammond said: “We are absolutely delighted with the performance of our students in the summer GCSE examinations and we are delighted to have been placed so highly in this league table.

“We are pleased to report that they are doing very well with their A Level studies and we look forward to their continued success in public examinations and with all the extra-curricular activities they are involved in.”

0 comments

More news stories

Chatteris library

A public consultation is being held to give residents their say on how to improve non-emergency patient transport services in Cambridgeshire.

Yesterday, 15:04
Holly Orridge playing at the Horsefair shopping centre Summer Funday. Picture: Steve Williams.

Holly Orridge launched her new EP, 14 Miles to Midnight, with a performance at the Horsefair on Wednesday.

Yesterday, 11:00
Sam Smith, centre, presenting the cheque to Shane Sleath and under 13 Wisbech player Alex Bishop.

Wisbech Town Cricket Club received a very welcome £500 boost from one of the town’s organisations.

Yesterday, 10:00
Emily's desert.

Three budding chefs from the College of West Anglia (CWA) won medals at a prestigious skills competition.

Most read stories

Most commented stories

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Wisbech Standard e-edition today E-edition