28 Aug Excellent GCSE Results
After St Cuthbert Mayne School secured its highest and best ever set of A level results last week, its Yr 11 students have also excelled in their GCSE examinations.
With an overall pass rate of 100%, the brilliant GCSE results at St Cuthbert Mayne are amongst its highest and best in recent years, making it a double whammy for the school.
With the majority of students choosing to stay at St Cuthbert Mayne school to study their A Levels; notable individual performances include Head Girl, Gabrielle Asplen (3 A*s, 7 As and 1 grade B), Tierney Cronin ( 2 A*s, 8 As, and 1 grade B) and Joseph Piercy ( 1 A*, 8 As, 2 grade Bs).
“Our students and staff are amazing and have yet again done St Cuthbert Mayne School proud! By providing a dynamic learning environment, remaining true to our values and successfully engaging students, we will continue to enhance young people’s futures and celebrate an upward rise in examination results,” says Headteacher Peter Brown.
This year, 63 % of students at St Cuthbert Mayne school, which aims to provide an inspirational learning journey within a Christian context, achieved 5A* – C grades, indicating a significant improvement at the top end of the results for the school with 82% of students making expected progress in English. Students who achieved a grade C and above for both English and Maths combined was also high at 59%.
“This year has been one of our best ever for GCSE and A level results so we all have a lot to celebrate. Congratulations to all our students, their families who have supported them throughout and our staff who never give up delivering their best” says Lee Sargeant, Deputy Headteacher. “We look forward to welcoming our students back in September for the next stage in their education, helping them bridge the leap between GCSE and A levels and together, we’ll aim to build on the success of this year’s A level cohort,” he adds.
St Cuthbert Mayne school, a joint CofE and Roman Catholic comprehensive with a strong Christian ethos, will be holding its Yr 5/6 Open Day on Thursday, 22 September 2016 at 9.45am and 6.30pm to give prospective parents and students first-hand experience of its vibrant and energetic learning environment designed to engage, challenge and nurture growth, creativity and independence. They will also be able to meet the teaching and support staff ready to invest in the strengths, interests, ambitions and character of their child to ensure they benefit from a first class education.