CELEBRATION was in the air as Queen’s Park High School announced their “best ever” GCSE results.
In the sciences, 97% of students were awarded grades A*-C in Biology and Chemistry and 93% in Physics. Results in the visual arts continued to be outstanding with 100% of students achieving A*-C in photography and 93% achieving A*-C in Textiles, with 69% achieving A*/A.
Headteacher Stephen Casey said: “We are very proud of our students and the results they have achieved. I look forward to welcoming many of them back into our sixth form. “These results are testament to the hard work of students and teachers at our school and the support we have received from parents.”
A number of students achieved exceptional results and gained a string of high grades.
These included Cara Jameson, with 8A*s in biology, chemistry, physics, maths, English literature, sports studies, RE , As in English language and Spanish and merits in ICT. Tayler Dyke Woods achieved 7A* in maths, English language, English literature, additional science, applied art, drama and Spanish, As in core science and RE and two distinctions in ICT.
Louise Tompkins gained 7A*s in biology, chemistry, physics, maths, English language, English literature, textiles, 3As in French, geography, RE and two distinctions in ICT.
Other outstanding results included Jasmine Owens (3A*, 6As, 3 distinctions), Allwyn Mammen (5A*, 4As and 4 distinctions), Laurent Blom (2A*, 5As, 2Bs and 3 distinctions), Kasia Persjanow (2A*s, 4As, 4Bs and 2 distinctions), Eleanor Valentine (4A*, 6As and 2 distinctions), Adam Cavendish (1A*, 6As, 1B and4 merits), Laura Craig (4A*, 5As, 1B and 2 distinctions), Hannah Fishburn (4A*, 5As, 1B and 2 distinctions), Toby Brand (2A*, 7As, 1B and 2 merits), Num Hom Sudsok (2A*, 7As and 1B), Jordan Moodie (2A*, 6As, 1B, 2 Merits) Kirsty Heaton (2A*, 4AS, 4Bs and 3 merits) and Ashley Williams (1A*, 7As and 2 Bs).
There were also some exceptional results in modern foreign languages. These included students who sat GCSEs in languages other than the traditional French, Spanish and German. Kasia Persjanow achieved grade A in Polish, Xiachen Zhang grade A* in Chinese and Serav Temur A* in Turkish.
Matthew Davidson, year learning manager, said: “I am very proud that so many of our students have achieved their potential and I would like to congratulate them on their results.
“It has been a pleasure to work with this year group for the past five years and I am delighted that all the hard work from students and their teachers has paid off.”