Wisbech Grammar School’s ‘vintage year’ for GCSE results

Wisbech Grammar School GCSE successes: Lenna Hussain, Rachael White, Ben Hamilton, Genevieve Tibbett

Wisbech Grammar School GCSE successes: Lenna Hussain, Rachael White, Ben Hamilton, Genevieve Tibbett and Claudia Naylor - Credit: Archant

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”

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