Bishop’s Stortford College Celebrates Best Ever GCSE Results

22 Aug 2019

Bishop’s Stortford College Celebrates best ever GCSE results with 75% of results graded 9-7*.

115 Bishop’s Stortford College Upper Fifth (Year 11) pupils and their teaching staff are once again celebrating as 75% of all examinations have been graded 9-7 (or A*-A using the old system) making these the best results ever achieved*. Of the 1100+ examinations sat, 337 of them were awarded the top grade of 9; 625 being graded 9 or 8.

38 pupils have been awarded the College’s coveted Ten Club tie for achieving 10 or more grades at 9 -7 with a total of 238 grade 9s between them.

Of the 5 sets of twins in the cohort, Freddie and Hattie C, Charlie and Tom M, Charlotte and Elizabeth T, Lewys and Owain W and Annie and Penny Z have a stunning 32 grade 9s between them.

Top performers were Elizabeth G (12 9s), Penny Z (11 9s), Holly H and Sachi P (10 9s each), and Freddie C, Isabel G, Clara H, Lauren H, Caspar S, Lana V and Adam W-B who all achieved at least 9 grade 9 examinations.

College Headmaster, Jeremy Gladwin commented, “Wow, what a spectacular set of results! I am so proud of this year group and of their teachers who have worked tirelessly to help and support them throughout their GCSE courses. The College goes from strength to strength academically, whilst at the same time offering a rich and varied extra-curricular programme. Every single member of the year group has achieved 5 or more 9-4 (A*-C grades). I remain, as ever, incredibly proud of everyone at Bishop’s Stortford College.”

*England average 21.9% (Ofqual)