GCSE RESULTS: Hitchin Boys’ School

THE headteacher at Hitchin Boys’ School has put the best ever GCSE results down to the hard work of teachers, students and parents.

Pupils recorded a 10 per cent improvement on last year, with 84 per cent of students getting five or more A*-C grades including English and maths.

Notable successes included Remy Campbell, who got five A*s, 10 As and one B, and Jonathan Mcallister who got four A*s, eight As and two Bs.

“I’m very happy with my results,” said Jonathan.

“I think they are slightly better than I expected, which is good. It was down to hard work.”

Many of the boys at the school will go on to the sixth form to study their A-levels.

Headteacher Martin Brown said: “This year is a massive improvement, and we’ve had fantastic results.

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“The way that parents, students and teachers work together is great. I’m really proud of the way they have all come together.

“The results are outstanding.”

The school also saw its sixth form students celebrating last week with their A-level results.

Ninety-eight per cent of all grades were A*-E, with 54 per cent A*-B and 29 per cent A* and A.

Three students are also off to Oxbridge. Joel Daramola will study medicine at Cambridge after getting four-and-a-half A*s, head boy Markian Mysko-von-schultz will study classics at Oxford after getting three A*s, and Will Oram, who also got three A*s, is off to Cambridge to study engineering.