GCSE Results Day 2019: Charles Read School results
Students at Charles Read Academy received their GCSE results today (August 22), with 37 per cent securing grades 9 to 4 in English and maths.
In science, French, and VCERT food, students did particularly well, with 62 per cent, 60 per cent and 57 per cent respectively achieving grade 4 and above.
In food 43 per cent achieved a distinction and 29 per cent a distinction*.
2018 saw the introduction of the new exams in virtually all GCSE subjects.
Under the new grading system, 9 – 1 replaces the old A* - G, with a grade 7 equating to an A and a 4 reading across to a C.
There were improvements in French, art, VCERT food and PE with some star performances from a number of students.
Particularly strong was the performance of Mollie Patterson and Hollie Miller who did very well amassing one grade 9, three grade 8s, four grade 7s, five grade 6s and a pass and distinction in dport BTEC between them.
Sue Jones, principal of Charles Read Academy, said:“I am really proud of the effort and hard work that students and staff put in ensuring that Charles Read Academy continues on its journey of improvement.”