Wisbech Grammar School’s ‘vintage year’ for GCSE results
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High-achieving pupils at Wisbech Grammar School are celebrating their GCSE results.
Head Chris Staley, said: “This has been a vintage year for GCSEs at Wisbech Grammar School and they represent our best results since 2010, which is fantastic news.
“Considering the curriculum changes, the move to the new 9-1 grading system and the fact that national press headlines have been talking about the significant drop in top grades awarded this summer our pupils have bucked this trend”
He said: “I am incredibly pleased by their achievements, the dedication of the staff and last, but by no means least, the support from parents/guardians.
Headline figures include:
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• Ninety six of pupils achieved A*-C
• Fifty one per cent of the year group achieved either A*-A or 9-7 in their examinations
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• Ninety eight per cent of pupils achieved 9-4 in both English and maths
Mr Staley said: the results demonstrate what can be achieved through inspiring teaching and an environment where quality learning can take place.
Coupled with that, he said, are a dedicated staff and motivated and engaged pupils it shows “what can be achieved both inside and outside the classroom”
He said: “These results are a ringing endorsement for the overall educational offer we provide and I am very proud of everyone associated with the results the school has produced this year”