Upton by Chester High is delighted with its ‘excellent’ GCSE results which are again above the national average.

Upton is particularly proud of the fact that 75% of grades are at A*-C, which is a further increase on last year, and 72% of students achieved five or more A*-C grades.

Especially pleasing is the school’s ‘value added’ score which shows that students of all abilities have achieved greater success at Upton, across the board, than other schools. Furthermore, Upton’s English and maths results exceed national averages.

Modern foreign language results are again outstanding, including 100% A*-C in German and Mandarin, with five A* grades in Mandarin which is nationally acknowledged to be one of the most challenging GCSEs.

In science, Upton achieved 100% success in physics, biology and chemistry and 85% of students achieved two or more science GCSEs at grades A*-C.

Headteacher Paula Dixon said: ‘Yet again Upton High School students have done us proud! I am so pleased with these results which prove that with hard work, resilience and determination, you will succeed. Thank you to the staff who have worked so hard to support our students and to our parents and carers for their continuing support.”

Among Upton’s top achievers are: Stella Dixon (10A*s); Maya Williams (9A*s, 1A); Alias Buchanan (8A*s, 3As); William Phillips (7A*s, 3As); Emily Pogue (8A*s, 3As); Gemma Richards (7A*s, 3As); Laura Williams (7A*s, 3As); David Baird (6A*s, 3As); Juliana Christianson (5A*s, 5As); Tamsin Fletcher (5A*s, 4As); William Hannigan (5A*s, 3As); Anna Todd (5A*s, 2As); Ben Nicholson (4A*s, 5As);Victoria Smith (4A*s, 4As); Charis Walton (4A*s, 6As); Antonia Willoughby (4A*s, 4As); Jack Piercy (3A*s, 6As, 2Bs).

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

GCSE Results: The Hammond School

GCSE results 2015: Helsby High School

GCSE results 2015: Tarporley High School

GCSE results 2015: Abbey Gate College

GCSE results 2015: St David's High School

GCSE results 2015: Chester Catholic High School