GCSE Results Day 2019: The Deepings School results
'Huge work and effort' on the part of pupils and staff helped produce results that showed progress at The Deepings School.
Zoe Hutton was top performer, scoring grade 9 in English language and history and grade 8 in maths, chemistry, physics and geography. She also achieved grade 7 passes in English literature, biology, French and drama.
There were several other solid individual performances, including those by Lily Donaldson, who achieved one grade 9, six grade 8s, one grade 7s and two grade 6s, and Lucy Gill who gained one grade 9, three grade 8s, five grade 7s and a grade 6.
Other high achievers were Francesca Russen, George Penny, Imogen Sawers, Mohammed Faizan, Lilyan Quinn, James Birkett and Megan Page.
Head of Year 11, Mr Smith, said: "It was wonderful to see so many happy, smiling faces today. We are all absolutely delighted with our pupils’ achievements.
"They have worked really hard and should be very proud.
"I look forward to seeing many of them next year within the sixth form and I wish those moving onto pastures new all the best of luck."
He added that staff were looking forward to celebrating with outgoing Year 11 and 13 pupils at their presentation evening on September 12.
Richard Lord, headteacher, was also delighted with this year’s set of GCSE results.
He said: “Congratulations to our Year 11 pupils on their successes this year.
"Importantly, these improvements have come from across a broad range of subjects.
"A huge amount of work and effort has gone into preparing for the last tranche of new style examinations this year and the manner in which students have approached this challenge has been fantastic.
"I would like to extend my thanks to the staff for giving so freely of their time to go the extra mile to support our pupils.
"The most pleasing aspect is that these results confirm our best ever progress measure.”
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