GCSE results 2014: Princess Helena College, Preston

Comet GCSE results: Princess Helena College students Emily Hopkinson, Nicky Byrom, Verity Bruce, Rac

Comet GCSE results: Princess Helena College students Emily Hopkinson, Nicky Byrom, Verity Bruce, Rachel Bruce, Jocelyn Preko, Katey Pugh, Kate Chambers, Zoe Woodward and Karishma Dhami. Credit: Picasa - Credit: Archant

A fifth of girls at Princess Helena College in Preston achieved A* grades in their GCSE results this summer.

Comet GCSE results: Princess Helena College students Verity and Rachel Bruce achieved 22 A*-A grades

Comet GCSE results: Princess Helena College students Verity and Rachel Bruce achieved 22 A*-A grades between them. Credit: Picasa - Credit: Archant

All students achieved five or more A* to C grades, including English and maths, with all girls bagging A* and A grades in chemistry and IT, and A* to B grades in physics and biology. Almost a third of students gained eight or more A* to A grades, with 89 per cent of them achieving A* to A grades in English.

Headteacher Jo-Anne Duncan said: “I am delighted to see another excellent set of examination results and I congratulate all the girls on their success. There have been some fantastic performances, with Rachel and Verity Bruce, Amy Cottier-Bedford, Sara Dixon and Emily Hopkinson all receiving a string of A*s and A grades.

“The staff at Princess Helena College are dedicated to ensuring all our pupils fulfil their highest potential and it is very pleasing to see the impact that this approach has on all the grades, with excellent value-added” scores across the board.”

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