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Wilmington Grammar School for Girls and Boys GCSE results 2018

PUBLISHED: 13:11 23 August 2018 | UPDATED: 13:11 23 August 2018

Annabella Machin, Leah Kiernan and Molly Cox. Picture: Wilmington Grammar School

Annabella Machin, Leah Kiernan and Molly Cox. Picture: Wilmington Grammar School

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Wilmington Grammar School for Boys is celebrating an “excellent” set of exam results, in spite of the challenges and uncertainty surrounding the new tougher style GCSE exams.

Anna Forcella-Burton, Zainah Busaidy, Molly Cox and Tosin Onifade. Picture: Wilmington Grammar SchoolAnna Forcella-Burton, Zainah Busaidy, Molly Cox and Tosin Onifade. Picture: Wilmington Grammar School

23pc of all grades were at A*,9 or 8 and the performance was strong across the school.

A number of students achieved exceptional results – David Malisiewicz, Samuel Ajakaiye, Jonathan Bateman and Samuel Greenbank achieved 25 grade 9s and 12 grade 8s between them.

Again scores in mathematics exceeded expectations where 77pc of grades were at a 7 or above.

Headteacher Charlie Guthrie said: “This year has been one of great uncertainty for schools and I am immensely proud of the students whose hard work has been reflected in so many exceptional results.

Jospeh Donkell-Jenner, Will Denman and Callum Moynes. Picture: Wilmington Grammar SchoolJospeh Donkell-Jenner, Will Denman and Callum Moynes. Picture: Wilmington Grammar School

“It is important to remember their individual successes and the stories behind them today and we are really enjoying being able to congratulate them on their achievements”

There were also many happy faces at Wilmington Grammar School for Girls, with 20pc of grades at the highest level possible (the equivalent of an A*) and almost half achieving the equivalent of A*/A - the school’s best ever result.

The school has noted special congratulations to Holly Wilson, Leah Kieran and Lori Squirrell for their excellent achievement, gaining the highest point scores this year.

Ten other students also gained the equivalent of A*/A in all subjects.

Jonathan Bateman and Josh Turnham. Picture: Wilmington Grammar SchoolJonathan Bateman and Josh Turnham. Picture: Wilmington Grammar School

Headteacher Sue Hunt said: “We are exceptionally proud of our students and would like to congratulate them on their results – enjoy your celebrations!”

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