GCSE Results 2017
Students, staff and parents at Bishop Heber High School celebrated their success in 2017. Almost 73% of Year 11 students at Bishop HeberHigh School achieved the national benchmark of five or more GCSE passes at A*-C including the new 9-4 grades in Englishand Mathematics (80% inc legacy A*-C grades). An outstanding achievement! A superb 83% achieved grades 9-4 in English, and 79% achieved grades 9-4 in the new Mathematics GCSE. Over 630 grades were an A*/A or 7 and above which accounted for 32% of all grades. 36 students in total (pictured) have also achieved the top A*/A (grades 7-9) grades in eight or more subjects, including: Omar Abul-Magd (Marford), Nathan Anderton (Wrexham), Sammy Banks (Malpas), Evangeline Barrow (Whitchurch), Harriet Bennion (Wem), Rebecca Bourne (Threapwood), Beth Buckley (Carden), Ellie Cansdale (Malpas), Michael Duffy (Tilston), Tom Faithfull (Threapwood), Ben Forster (Malpas), Ella Foster (Whitchurch), Poppy Hall (Whitchurch), Miranda Hopkins (Wrexham), Kieran Jones (Whitchurch), Rebecca Kirk (Whitchurch), Isabel Lamb (Wrexham), Amber Lloyd (Whitchurch), Toby Long (Whitchurch), Ella Marvell (Whitchurch), Ben Matthias (Wrexham), Richard Morgan (Malpas), Lily O’ Shea (Malpas), Ben Parry (Whitchurch) James Rayfield (Farndon), Louis Realff (Farndon), Charlotte Ridgway (Malpas), Hannah Rose (Farndon), Paul Scott (Holt), Kate Stevenson (Whitchurch), Abi Studley (Tattenhall), Andrew Sweetnam (Whitchurch), Adam Thomasson (Whitchurch),David Tute (Tilston), Gemma West (Worthenbury), Jack Wright (Churton).
Subjects in which students achieved more than 40% A*/A grades include Art, Biology, Chemistry, DT Textiles, IT, Physics and Religious Studies. Students from across the ability range have achieved results that are a credit to them and demonstrate superb progress. In many cases they have exceeded their predicted grades in all subjects. In addition to their GCSE successes, Year 11 students also made valuable contributions to the School and wider community in many other ways, including raising money for charity and as Volunteer Sports Leaders and Peer Mentors. Many have also completed the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award in their own time demonstrating their commitment to their personal progress.
Headteacher Mr David Curry is delighted with these record results. He said, “It is another year of great results and shows that Bishop Heber High School continues to prepare its students for the challenges of A-level and beyond”. Mr Curry added: “This is a fabulous achievement for both students and staff, and is testimony to their hard work and dedication. I would like to congratulate all our students on their success. The hard work of the students themselves, together with the excellent teaching of my colleagues and the support of the students’ families has led to these outstanding results.”
Our Director of Learning – Sixth Form, Mr Woodward, “is looking forward to welcoming back many of the hard working year 11 students ready to take on the next step in their Education at Heber. Our excellent Sixth form results reported last week, together with theseimpressive results continue to demonstrate that Bishop Heber High School continues to offer exciting and successful learning opportunities. For those of our students who will be seeking training, employment or college opportunities we wish them well in their future and thank them for their enormous contribution to our School throughout their five years at Heber”.
Head of Year 11, Miss Bynoe said, “These results are due to a great deal of hard work and dedication from the students, staff and parents!”