Rise in English and maths GCSE results at Priory Community School

PUBLISHED: 16:48 23 August 2018 | UPDATED: 10:09 24 August 2018

Rebecca Lloyd, Issy Vucicevic, Ruby Bellingham. Picture: Sarah Robinson

Rebecca Lloyd, Issy Vucicevic, Ruby Bellingham. Picture: Sarah Robinson

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Students at Priory Community School, in Worle, have achieved another strong set of GCSE results.

Priory Community School students on GCSE results day. Picture: Sarah RobinsonPriory Community School students on GCSE results day. Picture: Sarah Robinson

In total, 62 per cent achieved 9-4 grades, and 12 per cent got the top 9-7 marks.

The number of students gaining 5 and above in English and maths rose by five per cent, and 52 per cent of students achieved five GCSEs graded 9-4, including English and maths. Principal Jane McBride said: “We want to say a big ‘well done’ to all our students who have worked extremely hard and deserve their success.

“We wish everyone a lifetime of achieving their dreams, and encourage them all to always be part of Priory.

“It is a real partnership between students, staff, parents, carers, Academy Councillors and the community that has lasted over many years. Thank you to everyone involved.”

Priory Community School students on GCSE results day. Picture: Sarah RobinsonPriory Community School students on GCSE results day. Picture: Sarah Robinson

Student Ellie Atwell said: “I am so happy all my hard work has paid off and I am really happy with my results. They put me in a great place to do my A-levels.”

Harry Palmer said: “These results have made me so happy and I will be able to study chemistry, biology and psychology at A-level with real confidence.”

And Jacob Robins added: “I am so pleased with my results. I was not expecting it. The teachers here at Priory are really friendly and helpful and I am grateful to them for all their hard work and commitment.”

Katie Crowther and Jemma Cooper. Picture: Sarah RobinsonKatie Crowther and Jemma Cooper. Picture: Sarah Robinson

Josie Harding and Elysia Tacchi. Picture: Sarah RobinsonJosie Harding and Elysia Tacchi. Picture: Sarah Robinson

Joe Creese, Sophie Manaton, Jade Kinch. Picture: Sarah RobinsonJoe Creese, Sophie Manaton, Jade Kinch. Picture: Sarah Robinson

Imogen Talboc and Saffron James. Picture: Sarah RobinsonImogen Talboc and Saffron James. Picture: Sarah Robinson

Freya Crinson and Emily Few. Picture: Sarah RobinsonFreya Crinson and Emily Few. Picture: Sarah Robinson

Rebecca Lloyd, Issy Vucicevic, Ruby Bellingham. Picture: Sarah RobinsonRebecca Lloyd, Issy Vucicevic, Ruby Bellingham. Picture: Sarah Robinson

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