Prince William School GCSE results
Prince William School are celebrating a 4th consecutive year of improved GCSE results.
Gracie Brown (left) celebrating 8’s in English Literature and Maths and another 8 A*/A’s.
Grace Bradshaw (right) celebrating 8’s in English Literature and Language, a 7 in Maths and 7 other A*/A’s
Students and staff at Prince William School are celebrating a 4th consecutive year of improved GCSE results, against a context of more challenging examinations. This year’s results demonstrate that 70% of year 11 students secured the new equivalent of A* to C grades in both English and Maths.
In English alone an impressive 75% achieved the new ‘good’ pass of a 5 or higher. English results for all students were above the national average and a massive 30% acheved a new 7 or higher in English Literature, compared to 19% nationally.
Maths results for all students are also above the national average with eleven students achieving the new exceptional grade 9. Overall students at the school achieved a fanastic 21 grades 9’s in English and Maths.
There have been many outstanding individual performances, with Hannah Stovin achieveing 9’s in English Literature and Language, an 8 in Maths and another 7 A*/ A’s. Sarah Kirk achieved a 9 in Maths and English Literature and then 7 more A/A*’s. George Tarleton found success with 9’s in both Maths and English Literature and another 8 A*/A’s
Head of School. Steve Harvey said: ‘We would like to congratulate our students on their efforts and achievements. The range of success is extremely satisfying and our thanks go to everyone who has worked so hard to gain these excellent results. We would also like to thank parents for working so closely with us, as it plays a vital role in the achievements of every single student. These results represent a 4th year of improved GCSE results and come on the back of some of the best ever A level results achieved last week.’
On behalf of EMLC Academy Trust, Mike Lavelle, Director of Education, said, “There are undoubtedly strong performances with very many good individual achievements. Notably, many of these young people achieve outstanding grades as well as participating fully in the life of the school and their community. We would like to extend our sincere congratulations to all concerned.”
Prince William School serves a large and mostly rural community in the north east of Northamptonshire. It has also been the first choice for families from outside the area for many years.
Open evening for the schoool for 2018 intake is on 21st Septmeber 2017 and the open evening for the Sixth Form candidates takes place on 7th December 2017