GCSE RESULTS: Another top batch of results for Bede’s

Bede's pupils Jack Kirk, Tallisker Cornford and Ana Entwisle celebrate ... lebrate their outstanding GCSE results SUS-150820-112540001

Bede's pupils Jack Kirk, Tallisker Cornford and Ana Entwisle celebrate ... lebrate their outstanding GCSE results SUS-150820-112540001

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Bede’s pupils have achieved GCSE results matching last year’s best-ever performance at the school.

There were scenes of celebration as it was revealed more than 90 per cent of all grades were A*-C, and 80 per cent of the 137-strong year group achieved A or A* grades.

Max Hunter celebrates his grades with Mr Jones SUS-150820-112604001

Max Hunter celebrates his grades with Mr Jones SUS-150820-112604001

Humanities subjects were particularly successful, with more than half of English literature students achieving A*-A grades, with similar successes in history, geography and religious studies, while over two-thirds of Bede’s Art students also achieved A*-A grades.

Bede’s STEM departments also saw strong results with 36 percent of maths grades and 41 percent of additional and triple science grades at A*-A.

With one in five of all grades at A* and 15 percent of Bede’s pupils achieving more than seven A or A* grades, particularly successful individuals included Jack Kirk, Ana Entwisle and Max Hunter, who all earned nine A*-A grades, and Alina Wiltshire, Eliza Hackett and Talisker Cornford who all earned eight A*-As.

Bede’s headmaster Dr Richard Maloney said: “I am very proud of the effort and hard work put in by Bede’s pupils and their teachers to produce such strong GCSE results.

Happy scenes at Bede's SUS-150820-112552001

Happy scenes at Bede's SUS-150820-112552001

“Our pupils fully deserve their success having given so much to the school throughout the year.”

Also highly successful were many of Bede’s county, regional and national sportspeople who spend 20 hours a week training at Bede’s Sports Academies in addition to their academic studies; Sussex Academy cricketer Joe Billings achieved six A*s, AEGON National tennis player Alex Abaza achieved seven A*-Bs and Mansfield Town FC footballer Teddy Bloor put in a very strong GCSE performance.

Bede’s academic deputy head John Tuson said: “In an increasingly complicated educational landscape, with change taking place all around us, we are extremely proud that so many Bede’s pupils have achieved the GCSEs they need to go on to the world’s best universities.

“Secondary education is a long game, and this Year 11 cohort are playing it extraordinarily well.”

A celebratory hug SUS-150820-112627001

A celebratory hug SUS-150820-112627001

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