Praise for St Katherine’s pupils
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ST KATHERINE’S School in Pill has seen its year 11 pupils surpass the achievements of last year’s GCSE cohort.
An impressive 52 per cent of pupils gained at least 5 A*-C grades, including English and maths, up four per cent on last year.
A total of 87 per cent gained at least 5A*-C grades overall and 80 per cent of all GCSE grades were at C or above.
All students taking vocational courses including sport, hospitality, performing arts, business, graphics and applied science achieved A*-C grades, with many receiving distinction* grades.
Headteacher Chris Sammons said: “I am thrilled with these results, having just completed my first year as headteacher, I am very proud of all our hardworking young people and staff.
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“I am delighted with the achievements of this year group, most of whom have achieved exceptional personal results.
“Individual subject results have improved across the curriculum, two thirds of students having achieved A* to C grades in English and Maths. English Literature was 88 per cent, our best ever year.”
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Some individual student performances were particularly outstanding including Ewan Mason who gained nine A*s and six As, Ned Armstrong gained eight A*s and four As and Callum Mason gained 14 A*-A grades and Tom Cafrey achieved 13.
Annie Tricks, Sarah Richards and Nancy Gorely all gained 12 A* and As. Charlotte Palmer, Tom Young, Tilly Dixon, Jaabir Hamdulay and Grace Arnall also did exceptionally well with the majority of their grades being A* and As.