Students at the Holy Trinity School Church of England School are celebrating a record-breaking year in their GCSE results today (Thursday, August 21).
A total of 73 per cent of students gained five or more GCSE grades at C and above including English and maths with 78 per cent of students gaining five or more GCSE grades at C and above in all subjects.
Sarah Soloman cried with joy after she saw she got nine A or A*s at GCSE.
Sarah, 16, of Woodfield Road, Northgate, said: “I’m really proud about all of my A*s.
“I was very nervous, a bit uncertain about a couple of my subjects because of how the exams went.”
The following students all achieved at least ten GCSEs at A* or A grade: James Bartholomew, Oliver Brown, James Butler, Arielle Johnson, Samuel Lashwood, Meghana Mandala, David Mcgill, Holly Merchant, Shreena Nayee, Shriya Patel, Catherine Sleeman, Thomas Styles, Matthew Thomas and Christopher Walker.
Facts and figures
107 students gained ten subjects at A*-C (51 per cent of the year);
127 gained nine or more A*-C (60 per cent of the year);
141 gained eight or more A*-C (67 per cent of the year);
14 students gained ten-plus GCSE grades at A* or A (7 per cent of the year);
29 students gained eight-plus GCSE grades at A* or A (14 per cent of the year);
53 students gained ten-plus GCSE grades at A*-B (25 per cent of the year);
76 students gained 8+ GCSE grades at A*-B (36 per cent of the year).
In addition, 80 per cent of all grades were C or above, 51 per cent were B or above and 25 per cent were A or A* – all of which are new school records.
Head teacher Paul Kennedy said: “I am delighted that the hard work and dedication of our staff and young people has resulted in such excellent outcomes for our young people.
“Our target for five-plus GCSE at C or above including English and maths was 65 per cent so this year we have smashed through that!
“These must rank amongst some of the best GCSE results the school has ever achieved and I am very proud of all the students and staff.
“This is a just reward for their effort.
“I am particularly delighted for the English – 77 per cent C-plus – and maths – 83 per cent C-plus – departments who have both achieved amazing results this year.”