Great GCSE grades for pupils across the area

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Pupils across the area are celebrating excellent GCSE results this morning (Thursday).

Stamford Queen Eleanor School’s Year 11 pupils recorded the school’s best ever results, with 57 per cent achieving five A* to C grades including English and maths. This is up from 44 per cent last year.

Overall 75 per cent of pupils achieved five or more A* to C grades.

Headteacher Wendy Hamilton said: “These are by far the best set of results the school has ever had and reflect the huge commitment that students, staff and parents/carers have put in over the last two years.”

Stamford Endowed Schools achieved strong results once again. A total of 67 per cent of grades at Stamford High School were A* or A, with 50 per cent at Stamford School. Every Stamford High School pupil gained five or more GCSEs at a C grade or better, while the figure was 95 per cent at Stamford School.

Principal Stephen Roberts said: “It is clear that these results are the outcome of hard work, careful preparation and excellent teaching and will give all of our students every confidence to go on to further success in the sixth form.”

There were also happy scenes at schools in Bourne as Bourne Academy has achieved a record set of results, with 68 per cent of its Year 11 students achieving five A* to C grades, including English and mathematics.

Headteacher Laurence Reilly said: “We are delighted with this incredible improvement of 14 per cent in one year, taking us well above the national average. I am particularly pleased with the increased number of students of our most able students achieving eight or more A* ad A grades.”

Rutland pupils are also celebrating their results today.

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