GCSE results 2015: Barnwell School, Stevenage

Pupils Rebecca Beddall and Shae Field

Pupils Rebecca Beddall and Shae Field - Credit: Archant

Following on from the best ever A-level results last week, Barnwell School students and staff celebrated again today with the best ever GCSE results.

Teacher Muriel Cremmer, Herveline Cremmer and Tony Fitzpatrick

Teacher Muriel Cremmer, Herveline Cremmer and Tony Fitzpatrick - Credit: Archant

Results rose substantially with 52 per cent of students achieving five GCSEs at A* to C grade including mathematics and English.

Headteacher Tony Fitzpatrick said: “I am so pleased with the schools results this year, we set out a three-year plan for improvement that included changing the way we do things in school, moving sites, focusing on the quality of teaching and raising expectations across our school community.

“This is the start of a new era for Barnwell School, it’s full steam ahead, everything is now in place to continue to build on these improvements year on year.”

Notable performers included:

• Georgia Barnes – 7A*s, 2As and a Distinction BTEC

• Herveline Cremmer – 6A*s, 4As

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• Rebecca Beddall – 3A*s, 6As and a B,

• Charlotte Wilson – 2A*s, 7As and a B

Chair of the school’s governors, Mel Edwards, said: “We are absolutely delighted that after last week’s record breaking A-level results the trend has continued with our GCSE students breaking another school record.

“This thoroughly deserved outcome is a result of a committed and combined effort by ‘Team Barnwell’ our students, parents, staff and governors have all pulled together to ensure that our students have achieved excellent results.

“On behalf of the governing body I would like to thank everyone for achieving the best results ever at Barnwell School. This certainly continues our upward trend of student progress and improvement. We are looking forward to further progress next year.”

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