Cleeve School Celebrates GCSE Success
Students and staff at Cleeve School are celebrating examination success in their GCSE results with 70% of students achieving the new ‘grade 4’ or higher in English and Maths.
74% of students achieved 5 or more GCSE grades between grades A*-C (or ‘grades 9-4’ in English and Maths), with 20% of all grades achieved being at the A*-A (including the new ‘grades 9-7’) level.
Alwyn Richards, Principal of Cleeve School, said:
‘Against the national backdrop of significant changes within GCSE examinations, which has included the bar being raised in terms of difficulty and challenge, we are pleased with these results. Students and Staff at Cleeve continue to work extremely hard within the new examination landscape and these outcomes provide just rewards. It’s a very exciting time for the school and a large number of our successful Year 11 students will now have the grades to enter our record-breaking Sixth Form Centre of Excellence.’’
GCSE results breakdown 2017:
- 70% of students achieved grade 4 or higher in English and Maths
- 74% of students achieved 5 or more A*-C grades
- 67% of students achieved 5 or more A*-C grades including English and Maths
- 20% of all grades achieved were A*-A grades (including grades 9-7)
Key names to note:
Highest performing male and female:
- Matthew Button: 8 A*s, a grade 9 in Maths and a grade 7 in English Literature and a grade 8 in English Language
- Rachel Carluke: 5 A*s, 3 As, a grade 9 in Maths and a grade 7 in English Language and a grade 8 in English Literature.
- Emily Hannis: achieved: 2 Bs, 2 grade 7s in English, 4 As, a grade 8 in Maths and 2A*s in RE and Geography.