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GCSEs: Waddesdon C of E School over the moon at ‘best ever results’

Year 11 students from Waddesdon Church of England School celebrate their GCSE results, August 2014

Year 11 students from Waddesdon Church of England School celebrate their GCSE results, August 2014

Staff and students at Waddesdon Church of England School are celebrating another record set of GCSE results this morning.

A record 76% of youngsters achieved five A* to C grades including English and mathematics, which is a rise of 3% compared to last year.

The number of students achieving at least five grades from A* to C was 90% – a dip of 2% on last year – and 26% of grades achieved were an A* or A.

Headteacher Peter Norman saidL “I am delighted at the school’s best ever results, which reflect the high aspirations, hard work and self belief which characterise the school community and the teaching staff’s commitment to our young adults. I would like to wish many congratulations to the students.”

Deputy headteacher Matthew Abbott said: “The whole school community joins with parents and students in celebrating these excellent and well-deserved results.

“Not only have this year group achieved well in terms of GCSEs, but the students are also a credit to the school and their parents in their attitudes.

“We are particularly grateful for the support given by parents and families. It is through team effort that we are able to report on such successful and happy results – thank you.”

The majority of students will stay on to study in sixth form and Mr Abbott said: “All students are set to pursue a new and exciting stage in their lives, and we wish them luck wherever their futures take them.”

 

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