GCSE results: Nidderdale High School

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Nidderdale High School and Community College is celebrating the best GCSE results it has ever achieved for students attaining 5 A*-C.

A total of 88 per cent achieved these grades.

Despite the higher grade boundaries rising again the school has gained excellent high grades with 34 per cent of students gaining at least 3 A* or A grades.

In Maths 45 per cent of students got an A*, A or B.

In Resistant Materials 46 per cent of students gained an A* or an A and the school’s Science results were the highest ever with 97 per cent of students who sat Separate Sciences passing with a grade C or above.

In Biology 60 per cent of students attained an A* or A grade. In Art 96 per cent of students attained a C or better and 90 per cent of students achieved a C or better in English Literature.

Overall in English Language 67 per cent of students achieved a C or better and in Maths 62 per cent of students achieved this.

A school statement read: “There were many outstanding individual results.

“Special recognition needs to go to India Ashfield who has overcome a serious illness during her GCSE years and attained 7 excellent grades.

“Henry Munro also achieved very good results and will be going onto study at Sixth Form.

“Many students achieved A* and A grades in all their subjects, the school would like to recognise Amba Wilkes, Melissa Robertson, John Mitchell and Thomas Penswick who all gained 8 A*/A grades, Evie Brockway and Tom Stevenson who gained 9 A*/A grades and Matthew Newbould who achieved 10 A*/A grades.

“Coupled with a good Ofsted report in December 2012 these results are another step towards reaching outstanding recognition for the unique Dales education it provides. Nidderdale High School is extremely proud of all its students and staff and wish all their students good luck as they enter further education.”

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