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GCSE results 2015: St David's High School

Strong results from Saltney high school students

St David's High School students Sam MacRae, Jonathan Merritt, Esbea Rowland, and Michael Green with their GCSE results

Staff and students at St David’s High School in Saltney are celebrating strong examination results this year.

In Year 11, 96% of students achieved the Welsh Level 3 threshold of five GCSE passes at grades A* – G and 66% achieved the Level 2 threshold of at least 5 GCSE passes at grades A* to C.

60 % of students achieved 5 or more GCSEs passes at A* to C including mathematics and English and 73% of the year group achieved the Welsh Baccalaureate Qualification.

Lower down the school, 84% of fourteen year old students in Year 9 achieved a GCSE grade of A* to C in personal and social education.

'Very pleased'

Headteacher Tony Davidson said: “Students and staff are very pleased and so am I. Everyone has worked hard and done their best and the successes are well deserved. Based on their levels of attainment recorded at the ages of 11 and 14, students in this year’s cohort should register very strong value added progress when the all Wales position has been analysed.

“Students of all abilities have approached their GCSE examinations with considerable energy and determination, and teaching staff have provided excellent support and guidance. The support of parents has been outstanding.

“These results will enable the great majority our students to proceed to the next stage of education, training or employment as planned.”

Outstanding performers this year included: Emma Bartlett (4A*s,3As and aB),Jason Field (2A*s,7As),Fiona Paterson (1 A*, 3As and 2 Bs), Caitlin Smith ( 6As and 3Bs), Lauren Smith (4A*s,3As and a B), Adam Tilston(1 A,*3As,2Bs),Michael Green (8A* s and 2 As), Charlotte Johnston (4A*s, 2As and 2Bs) and Abigail Mayhew (7As and 2 Bs),2As,4Bs).

Read results from other schools in the area by clicking on the links below:

GCSE results 2015: Chester Catholic High School

GCSE results 2015: Abbey Gate College

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