Wilmington Grammar School for Girls and Boys GCSE results 2018
PUBLISHED: 13:11 23 August 2018 | UPDATED: 13:11 23 August 2018
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.
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.
“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.
Headteacher Sue Hunt said: “We are exceptionally proud of our students and would like to congratulate them on their results – enjoy your celebrations!”