Students at Webber Independent reach new heights

25 August, 2017, 01:36 | Author: Chad Mckenzie
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This was the first year when new exams in English and Maths - assessed using a 9-1 grading system - were completed by students across the country.

Ninety-three pupils at the Nacro education centre in Boston have joined more than 1,800 other students of the social justice charity in out-performing the national GCSE average pass rates for English and Maths.

I was really nervous overall.

Also special recognition to Sophie Fletcher who attained the highest possible mark, the new grade 9, in English literature. In GCSE maths, indications are that 68 per cent of learners achieved a grade 9 to 4.

Ms Robinson said: "These results are a testament to everyone's hard work, talent and dedication and our students fully deserve their outstanding grades".

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Among the school's top performers were Roxana Bali, Caitlin Drinkwater and Rosie Bennett, who all achieved six A or A* grades and top grades in English and maths.

Just over half of students picking up their results this morning achieved grade 4 in the core disciplines, the equivalent of a C, which is a nine per cent increase on previous year.

Eighty-eight per cent of pupils achieved grades between A* and B and no fewer than 10 pupils had A* or better.

Executive headteacher of the Clevedon Learning Trust added: "My congratulations go to everyone involved - not only has this year group achieved some exceptional results they also have embraced everything that Clevedon School has to offer".

Meanwhile the top grades, which is an A* or a 7, has fallen by 20% nationally.

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"I'm really proud of all their achievements, because they have had a stressful time".

Out of the 25 subjects studied half achieved 90 per cent or more A*-C grades, with notable achievements of 100 per cent in biology, Spanish and photography, and 94 per cent in PE, chemistry and physics.

Mrs Beilby said: "I am so proud of Robert - such wonderful results - thank you to all the staff at Webber Independent School that have supported and encouraged Robert to reach his full potential".

Seventy four per cent achieved a 4-9 pass in English and 68 per cent achieved this in maths.

He said: "My grandfather Eric Bradley passed away in December aged 79 and I would have liked to have shown him how well I have done to make him proud".

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