Rise in top grades boosts GCSE record across The Whitgift Foundation’s three Schools.
Following the successful A-level results last week, The Whitgift Foundation reports an exceptional set of GCSE pass grades across Whitgift, Trinity and Old Palace Schools; despite news that GCSE results nationally have fallen dramatically across the board by an unprecedented 2.1% points compared to last year.
Trinity School pupils celebrate record GCSE success
Trinity pupils have achieved an exceptional 88% A*to A grades – a record for the school. 58% of entries were awarded an A* grade. 18 pupils achieved 10A* grades or better, and 55 pupils (from a year group of 123) achieved 7 A* grades or more.
Alasdair Kennedy, Headmaster of Trinity School commented: “I am delighted for the pupils, their families and all the staff at the school, who have played a part in this success. These exam results will give our pupils great confidence as they start their next stage of academic study, and they illustrate the ambition and ability of the year groups coming through the school.”
Old Palace of John Whitgift excel with an increase in A*- A GCSE grades
In total, Old Palace achieved an impressive set of results at GCSE, reporting 57% A* - A, 85% A* - B and 97% A* - C. There have also been some fantastic individual results with over 12 students achieving 10 A* - A grades.
Carol Jewell, Headmistress of Old Palace of John Whitgift School, says: "I am so delighted to congratulate the girls on a most impressive set of GCSE results. I am particularly proud to observe the rising number of A* and A grades - well done! My thanks to staff once more for their dedication and commitment. I know the girls are immensely grateful to you all."
Whitgift School GCSE results break through 80% A*- A barrier once again
Whitgift School is pleased to report an A*- A success rate of 81% at GCSE and IGCSE level.
A total of 42 boys achieved 9 A* grades or better, of which 16 pupils obtained straight A*s in all of their subjects. The strength of the year group as a whole can be seen by the 82 students who managed to achieve a straight set of A*- A grades.
The majority of subjects are now examined through the rigorous IGCSE papers, and with most Whitgift students taking at least 10 GCSEs, these results really highlight the all-round ability of the students.
The Headmaster and teaching staff would like to warmly congratulate the students on their success. They can be very proud of their results following so much diligence and dedication.
Martin Corney Chief Executive of The Whitgift Foundation said:
“Our Year 11 students have done exceptionally well in their GCSE and IGCSE results with an impressive pass rate in A* - C across the three schools. This is a true testament to the hard work and dedication both students and teaching staff put in throughout the year. Following the incredible A-level results last week, the hard work has certainly paid off and we couldn’t be more proud of our boys and girls at Trinity, Old Palace, and Whitgift School. We wish them all the best for their bright future ahead."
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