More passes in core subjects
Students at St John Fisher Catholic High School were toasting GCSE results which reflected a significant improvement on the previous year.
English and maths saw increases on 2015 of 7 per cent and five per cent respectively in the percentage of students gaining a C or better.
In total, around half the students achieved five or more passes at C or above. Among the highest performing stu- dents this year were I ga Zlotucha with five A*s, five As and two Bs and Finley Allen with two A*s, eight As and one B.
There was also praise from the school for Mantas Paskevicius who achieved 100 percent in his sports studies GCSE exam, a rare feat in a written examination.
Of the students that studied the five core subjects which make up the English Baccalaureate, 53 per cent achieved a Corbett erin eve- ry subject.
Headteacher Sean Hayes said: “We are delighted with this year’s results which reflect the hard work and commitment of both students and staff. Students rose to the challenge of different expectations and new courses with many making exceptional progress during their time with us. I would like to congratulate all of our students on their results and on their behalf thank their teachers.”
Students at St John Fisher with their GCSE results