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Students at Webber Independent reach new heights

Students at Webber Independent reach new heights

Adult learners in North Yorkshire have celebrated another successful year of GCSE results.

52 of the 90 pupils, almost 60 per cent and up from previous year, gained at least one A* grade and 20 per cent gained six or more A*s.

The proportion of students achieving 5 or more GCSE passes at grades A* to C stands at an unparalleled 77%.

I'm so happy, and I can't thank my teachers enough for their support in preparing me for the new style GCSEs in English and Maths.

She was joined by Gabriella Cantwell and Mary Ann Nsowah who also achieved the coveted grade 9. "We are pleased that the school's progress score remains high when judged against national averages showing achievement is for all our pupils". "Well done to all, including our parents, who play a vital part in the education and success of their child".

More than 26 per cent of the year group achieved 3or more A*/A 9/8 grades and more than 50% of the year group achieved at least 1 A*/A 9/8.

In maths, the percentage of students achieving a "standard pass" was 68 per cent, with seven students receiving the prestigious grade 9.

Over in Frensham, pupils at Frensham Heights have secured first-class results, with over 25 per cent of exams in these subjects securing grade 7 and above.

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Nationally, only 2 to 3 per cent of students were anticipated to achieve this special award on their papers.

"We always seek continuous improvement and do this by making sure that every individual student gets exactly what they need for their future".

The new system will make it more hard to compare results.

Students said they were "speechless" and "in shock" as they opened their results.

"It is excellent that some students achieved the high grade 9 in English and maths".

Yousra Haji, whose results included a 9, an 8, 6A*A and a Distinction*, said: "Opening my envelope was the most exciting thing ever".

The 16-year-old, who arrived in the country from Poland at the age of nine, said: "I really wasn't expecting to have done so well".

Students at The Webber Independent School performed extremely well across all subjects, with stand-out results in Chemistry, Physics, English, Maths, French, Italian, Spanish, History, Music and Physical Education, where 100% of students gained A* to C/9 to 4 grades.

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