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A Record GCSE Year for St Helen and St Katharine

A Record GCSE Year for St Helen and St Katharine

St Helen and St Katharine is today celebrating a record set of I/GCSE results. 93% of all grades were A*/A which equals the school’s best ever performance
"These are a really exciting and brilliant set of results for a year group which has worked incredibly hard and contributed hugely to school life"

70% of all GCSE grades at St Helen and St Katharine were at the highest A* grade and 86 girls (90% of the year group) obtained eight or more A*or A grades

A Record GCSE Year for St Helen and St Katharine

 

18 girls achieved ten or more A* grades with 15 achieving the top A* grade in all of their subjects.

Our international sportswomen have had cause to celebrate their fantastic sporting achievements this year and, today, Rebecca Bell, fresh from being part of Team GB who won the Dressage Team Gold Medal at the Pony European Championships two weeks ago, celebrated achieving eight A*s and two As. Fiona Bunn, who represents England in Mountain Running achieved ten A*s, Hannah Brant, who has recently been selected for the Summer Youth Sailing Squad and is currently competing for GBR in the 2015 Laser World Championships in Kingston, Canada, achieved nine A*s and one A, whilst Molly Bowen-Morris, who has won numerous para dressage competitions this year, including the RDA Nationals freestyle and the FEI Para Equestrian Grade IV Test British dressage competition, celebrated achieving all A* grades.

Sibling rivalry was put on hold as Olivia Crowcombe, with ten A* grades, celebrated with sister Frances, who achieved three A*s in her A level last week, and Amie McLellan, also with ten A* grades, celebrated with sister Natalie who achieved four A*s at A level last week.

This year’s results continue to show the School’s strength in STEM subjects with 89% of Chemistry students, 83% of Biologists, 85% of Physicists and 73% of Mathematicians achieving the top A* grade.

Students also achieved huge success in Languages with all 27 German and Spanish students achieving an A* grade whilst 77% of French students also obtained the top grade.

Rebecca Dougall, Headmistress said: “These are a really exciting and brilliant set of results for a year group which has worked incredibly hard and contributed hugely to school life. It’s wonderful that so many of the girls have balanced significant commitments in their sporting, musical and dramatic lives with a dedicated approach to study and a love of learning. We are looking forward to seeing the girls flourish as they move on to study their A levels.”

 

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