GCSE results 2015: Marriotts School, Stevenage

Junior Kotomah.

Junior Kotomah. - Credit: Archant

Students and staff at Marriotts School in Stevenage are celebrating another great year of GCSE results.

Katie Moore.

Katie Moore. - Credit: Archant

In GCSE and equivalent qualifications, 13.4 per cent of all grades were A*-A or equivalent and 67.5 per cent were A*-C or equivalent.

At 28 per cent, the number of students making ‘better than expected progress’ at Marriotts is expected to be in line with national averages when they are released.

Freya Matthews.

Freya Matthews. - Credit: Archant

Headteacher Bethany Honnor said: “We are thrilled yet again with our continued improvements. We believe in our students and staff and know that the significantly better teaching that our students now receive is reaping the rewards they deserve.

“I am proud of them all and excited about leading our school on its continued journey to be outstanding. I am confident that we will continue to move forward on delivering our vision for every single student to reach and exceed their potential and leave us with the qualifications, skills and attitudes that they need to move on to the next stage of their lives .”

Shobha Begum.

Shobha Begum. - Credit: Archant

Most subjects have increased their percentage A*-C grades by at least 10 per cent, with some moving up by 30 per cent and more, for example in GCSE history and German.

Notable high achievers were:

Mollie Mincher.

Mollie Mincher. - Credit: Archant

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• Junior Kotomah: Five GCSE A*s, one GCSE A, three GCSE Bs, and a BTEC Distinction* and Merit.

• Freya Matthews: Two GCSE A*s, six GCSE As, one GCSE B, and a BTEC Distinction* and Distinction.

Shobha Begum and Mollie Mincher.

Shobha Begum and Mollie Mincher. - Credit: Archant

• Shobha Begum: Two GCSE A*s, five GCSE As, two GCSE Bs, and a BTEC Distinction* and Distinction.

• Mollie Mincher: Two GCSE A*, four GCSE As, one GCSE B, and two BTEC Distinction*.

• Katie Moore: One GCSE A*, seven GCSE As, one GCSE B, and a BTEC Distinction* and Distinction.

Raising standards leader and deputy head Craig Morgan said: “Year 11 have impressed me every day with their dedication and they should be delighted with what they have achieved.”