Students and teachers at Dormers Wells High School are celebrating another excellent year for GCSE examinations with the best results in the school's history.
62% of of all entries achieved the 5+ strong GCSE pass.
77% of of students achieved a Grade 9 to 4 (A*-C equivalent) in English and Mathematics.
57% of students achieved a Grade 9 to 5 (A*-B) in English and Mathematics.
We were particularly delighted with the high number of students achieving the top grades:
- Jan Wrobel was on cloud nine when he achieved 9 Grade 9s and 1 A* in Further Maths.
- Amrit Marway achieved 6 Grade 9s and 2 Grade 8s.
- Yash Markendey achieved 4 Grade 9s and 4 Grade 8s.
- Mahamed Dalmar achieved 4 Grade 9s, 3 Grade 8s and 1 Grade 7.
- Gursimran Multani achieved 7 Grade 9s and 1 Grade 8.
- Priyanshu Grover achieved 6 Grade 9s and 2 Grade 8s.
- Abbie Jensen achieved 4 Grade 9s, 8 Grade 8s and 3 Grade 7s.
- Lavish Kamal Kumar achieved 3 Grade 9s, 4 Grade 8s, 1 Grade 7 and 1 A* in Further Maths.
After all the hard work, it is now time to think about the next stage of our students' education. We are therefore delighted to welcome back many of our Year 11s as they join the DWHS 6th Form to begin their A Level and BTEC courses.
Reflecting on the outstanding results, Headteacher, Ms Roisin Walsh said: 'We are delighted with our students' achievements today, which reflect their talents, combined with their hard work and motivation. Once again I want to pay a special tribute to all our staff at Dormers Wells High School for their tireless dedication to pupil achievement.'
Ms Walsh also wanted to thank all the parents, carers and the families of Dormers Wells High School students whose invaluable support and work with the school ensures this high achievement. This partnership will continue as the majority of our young people progress onto Sixth Form.
Our opportunity to celebrate individual pupil achievement will take place on Thursday 12 September at our annual Awards Evening.