Chenderit School is celebrating excellent GCSE results.

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Headteacher’s Blog

Chenderit School is celebrating excellent GCSE results.

20 Aug 2015

Chenderit’s students are celebrating excellent GCSE results today. 74% of the 177 Year 11 students achieved 5 or more GCSEs at grades A*-C grades, with 66% of all students achieving 5 GCSEs including English and maths. In addition, a quarter of all students achieved A* or A grades in English and almost a fifth achieved these grades in maths. More than 85% of students studying biology, chemistry, additional maths, food technology, graphic design, music, performing arts, and textiles technology gained A*-C grades and 100% of students studying biology, chemistry, additional maths and graphic design achieved A*-C grades: we are delighted for them. This marks an outstanding year of excellent academic and personal achievements for Key Stage 4 students at the school.

 I am very pleased for our GCSE students. Our students worked extremely hard, with the support of their families and teachers and thoroughly deserve these brilliant outcomes. On behalf of the school and the Governing Body, I would like to pass on my congratulations and thanks to the whole school community: we have a great set of results that we can be very proud of.

 There are some outstanding individual GCSE performances. In particular, the following students are commended for their exceptional results:

Sophie Hoath

14 A* grades

Lucy Koster

11 A* and 3 A grades

Phoebe Stevens

8 A*, 5 A and 1 B grades

Naomi Atkins

6 A* and 7 A grades

Euan Reece

5 A*, 7 A and 1 B grades

Elizabeth Jennings

5 A*, 7 A and 1 B grades

Lily Darvey

3 A*, 9 A and 2 B grades

Katharine Dowdall

2 A*, 10 A and 3 B grades


Students themselves have expressed their delight. Emma Jones said "I am really, really happy because I worked so hard and it makes me proud that my hard work has paid off.” Janes Hudson stated "I am feeling extremely happy. I got exactly what I expected and wanted.” Parents were also thrilled with their children’s results. Mrs Bell said "We are delighted. Chenderit has been supportive and encouraging and the results are a true reflection of the efforts of both students and staff,” Mrs Bricknell reported "I am overwhelmed. I knew she would do well but we weren’t expecting these results. I am so proud of her”  Mrs Taylor was also thrilled: "Hard work and resilience has paid off.” Reflecting on Lucy’s success, Mrs Koster said "She worked really hard and deserves these results. I am very proud” Chenderit students’ hard work and success means that the majority will join the school’s sixth form next month and embark on their A level studies. Mrs Cartwright said: "These results are a credit to the students and I wish them well as they take up their places at sixth form, at college or in training.”

Jane Cartwright