GALLERY: Wisbech Grammar School notches up impressive GCSE results
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Students at Wisbech Grammar School have been celebrating top-class GCSE examination results.
Ninety-nine per cent of pupils gained five or more passes at GCSE, while standout performances came from 27 students who obtained five or more passes at the top two grades – A* and A. Nine of the year group collected nine or more passes at A* and A.
Headmaster Chris Staley said: “I am very encouraged by the results this year, even though the news today was that there would be some volatility due to the Gove effect.
“This success lays a firm foundation for sixth form study and for looking forward to results in two years’ time.”
Laura Harriman, from March, who added nine A* passes to the A* she gained in mathematics a year ago, said: “I did way better than I thought. I have been so nervous on the way into school and it is such a relief to end it.”
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Jo Slipper, who lives in Terrington St Clement, notched up eight A*s and two As. She said: “I have done better than I thought and I am very happy with these results.”
Jasmine Clench, from Wimblington, who gained eight A*s and an A in additional mathematics in addition to the A* she had received in mathematics last year, said she was surprised because she feared she had not performed well enough in some of the subjects.
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And Nicholas Rayns, who lives in Chatteris, said he was pleasantly surprised with the tally of six A*s and an A that he had amassed.
Edd Page, from Wisbech, was awarded four A*s and five As, and said that he was happy with his achievement, but he was glad it was all over.