SCHOOLS EXCEL IN "A" LEVELS AND GCSES
attended by local children saw an exceptional
performance this year at "A" Level
and GCSEs with many achieving record pass rates.
Chiswick Community School saw a pass
rate of 93% with 35% of pupils getting A or
David Brockie said: "Very happy
with these results and delighted to celebrate
the success of our students in achieving the
school's best ever pass rate at A Level. It
is excellent to see how students from a wide
ability range have met their potential and
will be progressing to the university course
of their choice."
student, Jonathan Schifferes, achieved
three A grades in Economics, Geography, Physics
and two students, William De Freitas
and James Benn managed two As and a
GCSEs 40% of pupils achieved 5 or more passes
at grades A* to C which David Brockie said
reflected an important improvement in overall
standards compared to last year.
House RC Convent School saw an "A"
level pass rate of 97.4% with 43% of pupils
getting the two top grades. A spokesman for
Gumley RC School said, "We had a good
number of pupils with straight A Grades, and
we are continuing the upward trend." At
GCSE level the school was once again the best
in the borough with 75.7% passing with 5 or
more passes at grades A* to C.
top "A level" pass rate in the borough
was at Gunnersbury RC School for boys
with 98% of pupils passing and 70.3% of exams
taken were awarded one of the top three grades.
60% of pupils got 5 or more passes at grades
A* to C.
Colin Ellar, Executive Member for Lifelong
Learning, when congratulating both students
and teachers said, “these initial results show
that most of our schools are better than the
country’s average for A’ Level results, and
that Hounslow’s students have put in extra
efforts to achieve the top grades. I’m very
pleased to see a large number of A grades,
and that many of our students are going, not
just to Oxford and Cambridge, but to their
first choice universities across the country."
the GCSE results he said that they "prove
how much hard work has been going on in our
schools over the last two years, especially
when you consider the broad range of academic
ability that exists in the borough."
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