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Top marks for Prince William School as staff and pupils celebrate GCSE results

Posted on: 22/08/2019

Prince William School in Oundle is delighted to announce its GCSE results this year, with 72% of pupils achieving both English and Maths at grade 4 or above – up 5% on last year’s results.

Students attaining both English and Maths at grade 5 or above has also risen from 45% last year to 52% this year, while overall, 20% of the grades awarded this year to Prince William School pupils were grades 7 to 9 (the new A*/A measure).

Special congratulations go to top performing students:

  • Lucy Seymour – 9 grade 9s & 1 grade 8
  • Jessie Smith – 6 grade 9s and 4 grade 7s
  • Emily Robertshaw – 4 grade 9s, 4 grade 8s, and 2 grade 7s
  • Leah Longfoot – 6 grade 9s, 3 grade 8s and 1 grade 6
  • Eve Cresswell – 4 grade 9s, 5 grade 8s, and 1 grade 6
  • Catherine McMurdo – 4 grade 9s, 2 grade 8s and 2 grade 7s
  • Christian Pinder – 3 grade 9s, 2 grade 8s and 2 grade 7s
  • Emilee Alderman – 3 grade 9s, 2 grade 8s and 3 grade 7s
  • Madison Ross – 3 grade 9s, 3 grade 8s and 2 grade 7s

The school, which is part of the East Midlands Academy Trust, says students have also achieved good progress scores, which measures the progress they have made from their starting points, with students making good progress compared with similar students nationally.

Headteacher Elizabeth Dormor said: “These are a fantastic set of results which reflect the hard work our Year 11 students have put in, supported by the incredible staff here at Prince William School.

“Our students should be very proud of their results and I’d like to offer them my congratulations and wish them the very best of luck in their next step, whether it be staying with us to do A levels, continuing their education at college or another path.”

Joshua Coleman, chief executive of East Midlands Academy Trust, said: “I’m incredibly proud of all the students and staff at Prince William School who have worked extremely hard to achieve these results. I’m particularly pleased to see students are making good progress from their starting points.”

Prince William School is still welcoming applications for its sixth form for September 2019. If you would like to find out more about the opportunities available, call 01832 272881 or click here.

The school’s sixth form open evening for those considering a sixth form place in September 2020 is on 24th October 2019 from 6pm to 8pm.

The main school open evening for prospective Year 7 pupils takes place on 19th September 2019 from 6pm to 8pm.

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