GCSE results: Outstanding grades for Sidcot students
PUBLISHED: 11:17 25 August 2017 | UPDATED: 11:18 29 August 2017
Students from Sidcot School are celebrating an ‘outstanding’ set of results.
Ninety-three per cent of students achieved a 4 or better in English and maths and 78 per cent were awarded a 5 or more.
Nintety-two per cent of pupils also picked up A*-C grades – or 9-4 in English and maths.
Top grades increase by four per cent compared to last year, with 37 per cent of students achieving A*-A grades – 17 per cent above the national average.
Headmaster Iain Kilpatrick said: “I am extremely pleased with these outstanding results. As a school, we continue to perform significantly above national levels and there has been a pleasing uplift in results in all areas, particularly those students gaining top marks.
“In a year that has seen considerable changes to GCSE, particularly in English and Mathematics, our cohort of Year 11 students has performed extremely well, with more students gaining A* to A and 18% achieving top grades 8 and 9 in the new assessment framework.”