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Brymore boys excel in GCSE results
NEW figures have revealed students at a Cannington school excelled in their GCSE results – smashing previous records.
Around 88% of Year 11 students at Brymore School gained five A* to C grades, with the capped point score likely to place the school in the top 3% of schools nationally, for the second year in a row.
Progress levels in English soared to 76%, beating the target of 66% set by the Government.
The pupils achieved the best ever results across the curriculum, with 74% achieving an A* to C grade in Science, 78% in Design and Technology, 100% in ICT, 88% in Horticulture and 95% in Agriculture.
In English, 21% of students achieved either an A grade or an A*.
Head teacher Mark Thomas said: “We are deeply proud of the boys. These spectacular results, the best in the school’s history, reflect a steady upward trend over the last three years and this year group has been exceptional.
“Their achievements reflect the hard work and diligence which is the hallmark of a Brymore boy. They have worked with commitment, energy and drive to achieve beyond what anyone could expect.”
Several students achieved outstanding results, including James Kerry, who gained 12 A* to Cs, including an A* in English, Resistant materials and a Distinction* in Agriculture (extended certificate).
Harry Orr gained 12 A* to Cs, including A* in English. Nigel O'Dea, Sam Webb, Oliver Herrington and Jamie Baker all achieved 11 A* to Cs, with Sam and Oliver both gaining an A grade in English, alongside Harry Barnes, who achieved ten A*to Cs, including A in English and Distinction * in agriculture. James Newton Browne achieved ten A*-Cs, including As in Science, History and an A* in English.
Ed Foy also gained ten A* to Cs, including Distinction* in Engineering and Agriculture (extended certificate). Meanwhile, Tom Cross, Oliver Hone, Josh Manley, Seamus O'Kelly surpassed their targets, gaining ten A* to Cs.