Gravesend Grammar School GCSE results 2018
PUBLISHED: 12:49 23 August 2018 | UPDATED: 12:49 23 August 2018
Students at Gravesend Grammar School in Church Walk are celebrating a successful set of GCSE results today.
In a difficult context where exams are harder and there is a new 9 to 1 assessment system, the students have attained a bigger proportion of top grades even in these reformed qualifications than for many years.
52pc of the exams sat had results at the equivalent to the old A and above (new grades 7, 8 and 9).
This represents, even within an unfamiliar system, an improvement on previous results.
Over 83pc of students were successful in gaining grades in the hardest combination of subjects represented by the English Baccalaureate Computer Science, Maths, history and physics achieved especially outstanding results.