Crickhowell High School celebrate their best GCSE results ever
Crickhowell High School are celebrating their best GCSE results ever with 79% of all Year Eleven students obtaining at least 5 x A*-C passes including English and Maths. The school saw 93% of students achieve the Level 2 threshold of at least 5 x A-C, significantly up from last year and from 2010; over 30% of all GCSE grades were at A*/A level. Boys have performed on a par with girls at GCSE which goes against the national trend. The school is also proud of the fact that all Year Eleven students are leaving school with some qualifications.
These outstanding GCSE results come on the back of last week’s A Level results which saw an outstanding 53% of all A Level grades reach A* or A grade. The number of Year Eleven students coming back to the Sixth Form from the Class of 2012 and the significant numbers from outside of the school who have applied for the new September intake of Post 16 is also at record numbers.
Headteacher, Mrs Jackie Parker, said “These incredible results show the significant improvement in attainment the school has made in the last 2 years due to excellent teaching & learning, the hard work & dedication from our students ,staff and governors, combined with the incredible support from parents and the wider community working in partnership here in Crickhowell. These are the best GCSE results we have ever achieved as a school and we will continue to ensure this success is maintained and that we continue to improve even more next year. Crickhowell High School is committed to raising standards significantly in education as a community high school in Wales, ensuring that all of our students are given the best opportunities to make sure they achieve their potential. We are so proud of all of them and it is wonderful to enjoy such days and moments in education when we can celebrate these superb young people and their outstanding success.”