GCSE Results 2019: The Deepings School
The Deepings School is celebrating a good set of GCSE results and great year-on-year progress.
Students securing standard 9-4 passes in both English and mathematics was 56 per cent, English results were 73 per cent, mathematics results were 62 per cent and 63.5 per cent of all grades were 9-5 strong passes.
Head teacher Richard Lord said: “Congratulations to our Year 11 students on their successes this year. Importantly, these improvements have come from across a broad range of subjects.
"A huge amount of work and effort has gone into preparing for the last tranche of new style examinations this year and the manner in which students have approached this challenge has been fantastic.
"I would like to extend my thanks to the staff for giving so freely of their time to go the extra mile to support our students. The most pleasing aspect is that these results confirm our best ever progress measure.”
Zoe Hutton produced a stellar performance, scoring grade 9 in English language and history and grade 8 in mathematics, chemistry, physics and geography.She also achieved grade 7 passes in English literature, biology, French and drama.
There were many other stunning individual performances with a number of students attaining the new gold standard grade 9:
Lily Donaldson (one grade 9, six grade 8, one grade 7, two grade 6), Lucy Gill (one 9, three 8, five 7, one 6), Francesca Russen (six 8, three 7, one 5), George Penny (four 8, five 7, one 6), Imogen Sawers (one 9, four 8, two 7, three 6), Mohammed Faizan (one 9, four 8, two 7, two 6, one 5), Lilyan Quinn (four 8, four 7, two 6), James Birkett (three 8, two 7, two 6, two 5, one 4), Megan Page (three 8, two 7, one 6, two 5, two 4).
Head of Year 11 Mr Smith, said: "It was wonderful to see so many happy, smiling faces today. We are all absolutely delighted with our students’ achievements. They have worked really hard and should be very proud. I look forward to seeing many of them next year within the sixth form and I wish those moving on to pastures new all the best of luck.
"We look forward to the continued support of parents, carers and the wider Deepings community as we continue to make our school the best it can possibly be.
"We look forward to celebrating with our outgoing Year 11 and 13 students at their presentation evening on Thursday, September 12.”
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