Worle pupils shine at GCSEs

PUBLISHED: 16:00 23 August 2012

Hannah Mereweather two As and seven Bs and said she was going out with her family for a meal to celebrate.

Hannah Mereweather two As and seven Bs and said she was going out with her family for a meal to celebrate.


WORLE Community School has continued to improve GCSE results with 99 per cent of students achieving five A* to G grades.

With the new measure of A* to C, including English and maths, the school achieved its best results to date of 54 per cent - showing sustained improvement.

Many students achieved more than 10 passes at A* to C level.

The top achieving student at the Redwing Drive site was Ella Butler with 15.5 passes.

Other notable successes by subject were art and photography, diplomas, textiles, chemistry, business studies, young apprenticeships, music practitioners, science, chemistry and ICT achieving more than 90 per cent passes at A* to C.

Headgirl Kirsten Warden achieved one A*, five As and three Bs.

She said: “I’ve been a wreck for a couple of days, waiting to see what I would get.”

Kirsten will go on to study A-level at Bridgwater College in French, English, history and law.

Jacob Lambert is going on to study the sciences and maths at Bridgwater College after achieving five As, three Bs and three Cs.

He said he works ‘well under pressure’.

Headteacher Peter Binding said: “It was uplifting to see so many happy, smiling faces as the students opened their envelopes containing their results.

“These will enable them to pursue their course choices in future education or employment in the future. I would like to congratulate everyone.”

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