St Katherine’s pupils continue to improve

St Katherine's GCSE pupils: Isobel Neville, Jenna Croker, Emel Punar and Grace Weaden

St Katherine's GCSE pupils: Isobel Neville, Jenna Croker, Emel Punar and Grace Weaden - Credit: supplied

PUPILS at St Katherine’s School have continued to improve the school’s GCSE results this year with 52 per cent of students gaining at least five A*-C grades including English and maths.

St Katherine's GCSE pupils Archie Sharp and Ellie Beard with headteacher Chris Sammons

St Katherine's GCSE pupils Archie Sharp and Ellie Beard with headteacher Chris Sammons - Credit: supplied

English grades have leapt by more than 12 per cent in the past two years and almost three quarters of the cohort gained at least five A*-C grades in their results.

All of the pupils taking vocational course in sport, hospitality, performing arts, business, graphics, applied science and catering all achieved A*-C grades.

The highest performer this year was Ellie Beard who gained an impressive 12 A* grades and hopes to go on to study medicine when she is older.

Isobel Neville achieved eight A*-A grades, while Sophie Cashman achieved seven and Ava Parry and Archie Sharp both gained six.

Headteacher Christopher Sammons said: “These results reflect the very hard work of students, teachers and parents working together.

“I am really pleased for the majority of students who have achieved some great personal results.

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“It is also pleasing to see that we have performed so well in vocational subjects.

“This is a good year for St Katherine’s and just shows how much more we can achieve.”

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