GCSE RESULTS: Bourne Grammar School celebrates outstanding GCSE results
Students and teachers at Bourne Grammar School are celebrating an outstanding year for GCSE results.
The school's 240 Year 11 students had achieved 454 Grade 9 passes - which is the highest grading.
Head teacher, Jonathan Maddox, is absolutely thrilled with the results and is so delighted to see the students so richly and deservedly rewarded after they have faced such a difficult and unsettling year.
The school has achieved:
- Grade 9 passes: 454 - 19% of all grades
- Grade 8 or 9: 924 - 39% of all grades
- Grade 7,8 or 9 (equivalent to the old grade A): 1,498 - 63% of all grades
The average grade amongst all 2,372 grades awarded was a grade 7, the equivalent of an old-style grade A. Every single student achieved a good pass grade in English Language, Mathematics and in each of their Science subjects.
There were some spectacular results in Science with each of Biology, Chemistry and Physics achieving at least 55 grade 9 results. In the other compulsory subjects, there were 41 grade 9 passes in Mathematics, 62 in English and 33 in Spanish. Amongst the optional GCSE subjects, students earned 25 grade 9 results in History and 18 in both Computer Science and Geography.
Scott Merriman and Marcus Walker who each secured an astonishing haul of eleven grade 9 passes. Few students in the country will have achieved at this level.
Five students obtained ten grade 9 passes, each with a further grade 8 award. These were Louise Jones, Oliver Lee, James Watling and Ben Williamson.
Katie Callcut, Jess Gowers, Will Kong, Ali Mavani and Rachel Tsang were all awarded nine grade 9 passes and Ben Dawson, John Elliott and Rithvik Sanga have eight grade 9 GCSEs.