GCSE Results 2016
In 2016, students and staff at St Gregory’s celebrated another outstanding year of GCSE exam success. In the English Baccalaureate, the main measure of attainment now recognised by the Government, St. Gregory’s has improved again, with strong performances across all subjects and a high number of students achieving the top grades. Among the headlines are:
- 46% of students achieved the English Baccalaureate, the Government’s attainment measure for students who achieve A*-C in a range of academic subjects: English, mathematics, two sciences, a language and a humanities subject. Last year, 24% of students nationally and 29% of students in B&NES achieved the EBacc.
- 78% of students achieved A*-C in English, well above the UK figure published by the JCQ of 52%
- 93% of students achieved A*-C in English Literature, well above the UK figure of 67%
- 75% of students achieved an A*-C in mathematics, again well above the UK figure of 61%
- 40% of students achieved A*-A in Biology, 34% A*-A in Chemistry and 40% A*-A in Physics, with over half of the year group entered for triple science, almost double the national average
- 64% of students achieved A*-A grade in GCSE Drama, while 43% achieved A*-A in Computing and 40% achieved A*-A in Religious Education, Geography and History
- Many of the Year 11 students will now stay on at St. Gregory’s for the sixth form which celebrated an outstanding set of results last week
There were many notable individual achievements, including:
- Isabella Bez-Cryer who achieved 9A* grades and 1A
- Her twin sister Rosa who achieved 4A*, 5A and 1B
- Josh Lacey who achieved 8A* and 2A grades
- Charlotte Codd who achieved 6A* and 4A grades
- Amelia Melvin who achieved 6A* and 4A grades
- Natalia Marchant-Martinez who achieved 6A* and 4A grades
- Charlotte Morea who achieved 5A*, 4A and 1B
- Eloisa Newton who achieved 4A*, 5A and 1B
- Charlotte Perkins who achieved 5A*, 5A and 1B
- Harriet Poppy Hawkins who achieved 3A* and 8A
- William King who achieved 3A*, 4A and 1B
For further information on exam results can be found here or on the DfE website.
A Level Results 2016
In 2016, students at Saint Gregory’s celebrated after their success in the sixth form’s second set of A-Level results and have already more than matched local and national figures. 94% of A-Level entries achieved A*-E, 42% achieved A*-B.
84% of students achieved at least 3 A*-E passes which is above the local and national figure for 2015 and higher than last year’s figure for the New Sixth.
Among the students who were delighted with their results were:
- Dylan Palmer-Jorge who achieved three A* grades and is now going on to Warwick University to read Mathematics
- Head Boy Josiah Jarosz, who achieved two A* and two A grades and is now going on to Cambridge University to read Economics
- Head Girl Katy Brown who achieved two As and a B and is now going to Exeter University to study Medicine
- Amanda Tatar who achieved three A grades and is now going to Nottingham University to study Medicine
- Jonty Craine who achieved two A*s and one A and was offered a place at Durham University to study Chemistry
- Michael King who achieved one A* and two As and is now going to Leeds University to study Philosophy, Politics and Economics
- Emma Doherty who achieved two A*s and one B and was offered a place at Royal Holloway, University of London, to study Management and Marketing
- Deputy Head Boy Morgan Pooley who achieved an A*, A, and B and is now going on to Manchester University to study Mathematics
- Natalie Shinn who achieved two As and a B and is now going on to Surrey University to study Veterinary Science.