Year 11 students at Churston Ferrers Grammar School have enjoyed incredible success in their GCSEs despite an exceptionally challenging few years.
Individual stories behind the results were inspiring and, overall, academic standards were outstanding – 65% of grades awarded were at 7 or above.
Head of Year, Gemma Longhurst said, “We are tremendously proud of our young people, and what they have achieved. Over the last few years students have responded with fortitude; their ability to dig deep, take a mature approach and support each other has resulted in them achieving fantastic grades.”
Among those celebrating the results of their hard work, Freya Caskey-Sutton, Ethan Lovell and Awen Pringle achieved grade 9s in 10 or more subjects, including Further Maths. Whilst Leah Brown, Nina Keen, Lauren Lock, Sam Popham and Joe Yates achieved 8 or more grade 9s.
Headteacher, Kieran Earley was buzzing with pride, “Year 11 students deserve heartfelt recognition for their endeavours during their GCSE years. To achieve this level of success and academic excellence is testament to hard work, resilience and the commitment of our staff. I am incredibly proud of our school.”