(Posted on 22/08/19)
William Brookes School students achieve outstanding GCSE results
Students and staff at William Brookes School in Much Wenlock are today celebrating the school’s GCSE results. 77% the 153 students gained a good pass (grade 4 or better) in Maths with 82% gaining the same in English. 18 of 24 subjects gained 70% or better good grades and over half gained 50% strong passes. 31% of students passed the English Baccalaureate.
Geoff Renwick, Head of William Brookes School, praised students and teaching staff on their achievements:
“This is an excellent set of GCSE results, and all those who worked so hard to achieve their personal and academic goals should be very proud of their success. Over 71% of our students secured a good pass (grade 4 or a C) in both English and Maths. I’d also like to congratulate our teaching staff for their expert and supportive teaching.”
Chair of Governors, Catherine Connery added:
“We are delighted with such a positive set of GCSE results, which are a credit to both our students and staff. We are already looking forward to welcoming many students back to William Brookes School to start their A Level studies in just a couple of weeks’ time, when they will be joined by students from schools across the county.”
Over 50% of all grades were strong passes (Grade B or better) with 75% being the good grade 4 or better. Congratulations must go to Rowan Hickey, Faye James, Elle Humphries, Kiera Kearney, Alex Barrett and Poppy Kaiser who accumulated who gained 43 grade 8 or 9’s between them.