GCSEs: Queen’s girls make the grade
Pupils from The Queen’s School are celebrating today with another excellent year for GCSE examination results.
Almost 92 per cent of the grades were at A*-B and 65 per cent of all the school’s Year 11 pupils walked away with at least 6 A*/A grades each.
100 per cent of pupils taking art got an A* grade, 95 per cent of music students achieved A*/A grades and 89 per cent of drama students got A*/A.
In languages, 80 per cent of pupils achieved A*/A grades in Spanish while 94 per cent got the top grades in Mandarin.
In the sciences 84 per cent of girls taking biology achieved A*-A grades, along with 67 per cent of those taking physics, 65 per cent of girls studying chemistry and 80 per cent of those taking computing.
Around three quarters of all the grades for maths, RS and geography were at A*/A grade.
100 per cent of pupils achieved 5 A*-C grades including Maths and English.
Headmistress Sarah Clark said: “I would like to congratulate all of the girls for the excellent work they have put in to achieve these grades. I am proud of every single one of them.”