GCSE results 2015: Marriotts School, Stevenage
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Students and staff at Marriotts School in Stevenage are celebrating another great year of GCSE results.
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.
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 .”
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:
- 1 Icon building planning appeal quashed after High Court review
- 2 Cat owner given 'best Christmas present' after being reunited with missing Maine Coon five years after disappearance
- 3 Woman pleads guilty to smashing bottles of booze worth £10,000
- 4 College releases statement after medical incident sparks social media rumours
- 5 New QEII Urgent Care Centre opening hours set to change
- 6 Bubble tea emporium opens in Stevenage
- 7 Met police officer pleads not guilty to 20 charges including seven rapes
- 8 Men sentenced after guns and class A drugs uncovered at Ickleford property
- 9 Stevenage Pizza Hut closure prompts Nando's plans
- 10 A taste of what's to come: We look at Tranquil Turtle's menu ahead of opening
• 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: 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.”