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GCSE Results 2014

The wonderful new surroundings of the Grange Sixth Form Centre provided a fitting venue for the school to celebrate the success of its GCSE pupils, who have followed up record-breaking A Level and AS Level results with yet another excellent performance. For the third consecutive year, well over half (52%) of all GCSE entries have been awarded A* grades, while 83% were awarded either A or A*, and 97% got no less than a B. All 18 candidates for GCSE Further Maths scored top grades while 12 of them were awarded the rare A* with distinction.

48 of the 105 students achieved nothing less than an A grade, with 9 scoring A* in all their exams. Among them, with 10 A* grades, was Great Britain Open Water swimming star Ashley Hogg, who achieved this feat despite a punishing training schedule that saw him up at 4 a.m. on weekdays throughout his exams. Having competed in the European Championships in the summer he is about to head out to the World Championships in Hungary next month.

The Headmaster said ‘Ashley’s achievements in both water and exam hall are truly exceptional, and we congratulate him on his recent success in both arenas. In many ways, however, he exemplifies the approach of so many of our most successful students, who believe that working hard and playing hard is the key to both personal and academic success, instead of a narrow concentration on their studies. It’s something that we strongly encourage at The Grange and we have seen the fruits of it at all levels this summer. We are proud of all of those who have achieved them!

We are delighted with our wonderful new building, which proved a fitting venue in which to celebrate the success of such a hardworking, committed and likable group of young people.’

 

Subject A* A B C D Entry %A*-C Pts*
Art & Design 9 6 6 1 0 22 100.00 7.05
Biology 45 20 7 3 0 75 100.00 7.43
Business Studies 14 5 7 2 0 28 100.00 7.11
Chemistry 58 10 3 0 0 71 100.00 7.77
Classical Civilisation 4 5 4 1 1 15 93.33 6.67
Drama & Theatre Arts 3 16 4 0 1 24 95.83 6.83
English Language 42 40 20 3 0 105 100.00 7.25
English Literature 51 33 17 4 0 105 100.00 7.25
French 16 6 1 0 0 23 100.00 7.65
Geography 17 15 1 0 0 33 100.00 7.48
German 11 8 9 5 0 33 100.00 6.76
Graphics 17 11 4 0 0 32 100.00 7.41
History 31 28 9 1 2 71 97.18 7.20
ICT 0 7 2 0 0 9 100.00 6.78
Latin 5 5 5 0 0 15 100.00 7.00
Mathematics 64 33 8 0 0 105 100.00 7.53
L2 Further Mathematics* 18 0 0 0 0 18 100.00 8.00
Music 6 8 1 0 0 15 100.00 7.33
Physics 51 15 5 4 0 75 100.00 7.51
Religious Studies 16 3 1 0 0 20 100.00 7.75
Spanish 34 22 13 0 0 69 100.00 7.30
Cumulative 512 296 127 24 4 963 99.35 7.34
Cumulative % 53.17 83.9 97.09 99.58 100
*L2 FM 18 A* with 12 Distinctions