St George’s A* GCSE students prove to be ‘the best version of themselves’

We are delighted to announce that pupils at St George’s College, Weybridge are celebrating their best ever set of GCSE results today (24 August 2017). 

45% of our grades were A* - 5 percentage points above last year. 45 pupils achieved straight A*-A Grades, including 18 with at least 10 A*s.

The most notable performances are the following: Twins Abigail and Daniel King each achieving 12 A* grades, Euan Scott-Watson, James Patterson, Atlantis O’Neill and Sasha Reed – all gaining at least 11 A*s and Emily Boxer, Roisin McEvoy, Alaina Adam, Archie Finn, Matthew Harper, Katherine Kerr, April Lemmon, Libby McDonagh, Nyan Mehta, Rayan Zafar, Tanya Ferguson and James Stonehouse achieving at least 10 A*s each.

74% of our most able Mathematicians gained A* in Further Maths GCSE. Five students sat GCSEs in the following extra-curricular languages: Chinese, Greek and Turkish, gaining a total of 4 A*s and 1 A grade.

All Year 10 pupils took Religious Studies a year early, with 88% achieving A*-B grades. The whole Year group also sat the IGCSE English Language, a year early, with 85% gaining A*-B grades. Of the 19 pupils who took French a year early, 95% achieved A*. In addition to this, three students sat GCSEs in other languages, with A*s in Chinese and Turkish, and an A in Dutch.

Four of our Year 9 students took some modern languages early: German, French and Italian GCSEs, all achieving A*s, and one Year 12 student took Chinese GCSE, gaining a B grade.

Speaking on results day, GCSE students at St George’s College were asked how they felt, they said:

"I would like to say a great thank you to my teachers for helping me grow as a student." (Lucy Doble)

"Thank you for all the teachers' support and dedication, everyone did amazing. I'm happy that I go to such an amazing school." (Francis Chan Vee Chow)

"I've had the best time at St George's and getting the grades at the end is so rewarding." (April Lemmon)

"The exams went well and I hope everyone got the grades they wanted." (Daniel King)

"I'm very overwhelmed and pleasantly surprised. I just want to thank all my teachers for all their help." (Rayan Zafar)

"Thank you so much St George's, I can't wait to go to the Sixth Form." (Roisin McEvoy)

Mrs Rachel Owens, Headmistress, said: “I am delighted with these superb results. The students and their teachers all worked extremely hard to attain this record number of top grades.”

Our congratulations go out to all our students on such an impressive set of results.

St George’s College 2017 GCSE results summary:

Number of candidates: 143

% gaining 5+ A*-C grades: 100

% gaining A*/A grades: 73

% gaining A*-B grades: 90

St George’s College, Weybridge 2017 GCSE results by grade – percentage of students

A* - 45%

A - 28.5%

B - 17%

C - 6.5%

24 August 2017

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