records smashed by King Alfred School students
students at Highbridge's King Alfred School were celebrating
this morning (Thursday, August 25th) after achieving
a fantastic set of results.
68% of students managed to achieve the headline figure of
5 or more GCSE grades at C grade or above, including English
This compares with a figure of 49% in 2010, a stunning increase
of 19%. The highest ever results achieved before this year
was 51% in 2009.
were some tremendous individual results with 5 students
achieving ten or more of the highest grades A*/As (GCSE)
and/or Distinction/Distinction* (BTEC/OCR): Bethany Olding
(5A*s/1D*/5As), Rebecca Plummer (5A*s/6As), Ashley Matthews
(2A*s/1D*/6As/1D), Buffy Beck (2A*s/8As) and Jackie Yip
addition, Evie Farnham (9A*/As), Alivia Redman (6A*/As and
Smith (7A*/As and 2 D*/Ds), Monty Parrott (8A*/As) and Charlotte
Bishop (7A*/As and 1D*/D) also achieved excellent results.
Andy Owen told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We are delighted
with these brilliant results which reflect the hard work
and commitment of students, staff and parents. Without question
this is an outstanding achievement for King Alfreds
and our partner primary schools that play such an important
role in the education of our young people."
Chair of Governors, Mrs Cheryl Burnett added: "The
Governing Body are
extremely pleased with the positive changes being made at
the school. These
impressive GCSE results show how the King Alfred School
is moving rapidly
forward. Well done everyone!"