Ranelagh students are celebrating an excellent set of GCSE results. 83% of students achieved the old bench mark of 5 A*-C passes including English and Maths with the boys narrowly outperforming the girls in this measure, bucking the national trend. 38% of all grades awarded were A* or A and 20 students attained 10 or more A* and As.
Headteacher, Beverley Stevens, said, “Students have laid some excellent foundations for the next phase of their education and development. This is an excellent set of results indicating really good levels of progress across the board. Students and their teachers deserve to celebrate.”
With an average grade of B, the estimate Progress 8 score is 0.53 indicating that students have achieved over half a grade above national expectations across their eight qualifying subjects while 53% of students attained the EBacc.
Year 11 student, Richard Mellor (4A*s, 5As, 1B), who said “This makes all the hard work, the past papers, the after-school sessions worthwhile.” Head of Year 11, Mr Bitterlin, was full of praise for the year group saying “These are brilliant grades. The students worked incredibly hard – it wasn’t down to me at all!”
Some individual highlights include Lydia Shaw who achieved 11 A*s and 1 A, Michael Makarchuk, a Grade 8 pianist, who secured 5 A*s and 6 As, Anna Hall who exclaimed her relief when she read of her 7 A*s and 4 As and Bracknell hockey player, Logan Russell, with 6A*s and 5As, matched his sporting and academic achievements.
Our congratulations go out to all our students on their fine grades and we wish them well with their future studies.