August 21, 2015
Photos: GCSE exam results celebrations for King Alfred School pupils

Pupils at King Alfred School in Highbridge were celebrating on Thursday (August 20th) after the school recorded a significant rise in its GCSE performance this year.

The school’s year 11 intake received their GCSE results on Thursday morning, which revealed a six per cent rise in the number of candidates acheiving five GCSEs grade A*-C, when maths and English are included.

Specifically in maths, 70 per cent of students gained a C grade or better, with good results also recorded in music, sports studies and drama.

Headteacher Denise Hurr told "The governors and I would like to thank parents, staff and students for a great year. We are very proud of the achievements of all our students."

There were many outstanding individual performances, including Isobel Bolitho 9A*, 2 A’s and a B, Thomas Harkness 9 A*and 2 A’s, Paris Hazelton Cavil 4 A*, 6 A’s and Edward Yip 4 A*, 6 A’s and a B.

Pictured: The celebrating GCSE students as they opened their exam results on Thursday morning (photos Simon Francis)


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