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GCSE results 2016: Abbey Gate College

Headteacher Tracy Pollard says she is 'delighted' with the results


Holly Gray and Chloe Mackay with their GCSE results at Abbey Gate College

Expectations were surpassed as Abbey Gate College staff and students had cause for celebration GCSE results day.

The co-educational independent school, which is based in Saighton , has followed up on its A Level success last week, which saw the best grades since 2011.

Year 11 pupils were up early to collect their results on Thursday morning (August 25).

But there was no need for nerves, five pupils even picked up three or more A* grades.

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Abbey Gate College students Oliver Smith and Josh Rawlinson-Smith with their GCSE results

Headteacher Tracy Pollard said: “I am once again delighted with the results of our pupils who have worked hard to achieve these results.

“We aim for all our children to reach their academic and personal potential in exams and are pleased that some have surpassed our expectations in today’s results.

“I congratulate all our Year 11 pupils on their achievements and wish them the very best for their future.”

Amongst the highest achievers were Theo Tollet with six A*s and four As, Daniel Meadows gaining eight A*s, one A and one B as well as Thomas Fairclough who achieved five A*s, four As and one B.

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Abbey Gate College student Thomas Fairclough picked up five A*s, four As and one B in his GCSEs

Other pupils who obtained fantastic results were Holly Gray with three A*s, five As and one B and James Thompson with three A*s, four As and three Bs.

All will continue their A Level studies at the college and will be aiming to emulate the recent success of the College Sixth Form students at A Level.

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