GCSE exam results celebrations for King Alfred School 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 schools 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.
in maths, 70 per cent of students gained a C grade or better,
with good results also recorded in music, sports studies and drama.
Denise Hurr told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "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."
were many outstanding individual performances, including Isobel
Bolitho 9A*, 2 As and a B, Thomas Harkness 9 A*and 2 As,
Paris Hazelton Cavil 4 A*, 6 As and Edward Yip 4 A*, 6 As
and a B.
Pictured: The celebrating GCSE students as they opened their
exam results on Thursday morning (photos Simon Francis)