Ysgol Stanwell School

Archer Road, Penarth, Vale of Glamorgan, CF64 2XL

GCSE Results Day

Posted on: Thursday 20th August 2020

The long-awaited GCSE results day was one of celebration at Stanwell with outstanding grades achieved by the Year 11 cohort. Mr C Ashton, Head of Year 11 said, “we are delighted for the students; their dedication has been justly rewarded. This academic year has thrown up many unexpected challenges and they are ready to move on to the next phase of their lives and studies with the vast majority opting to stay on at Stanwell for the sixth form.”

Year 11 pupils at Stanwell School have once again enjoyed exceptional achievements at GCSE level. This year the traditional measure of Level 2 plus, which requires five or more Level 2 passes (A*-C grades) including English language and mathematics is 83%. Particularly pleasing was the performance at the highest grades with 49% of students gaining 5 or more A* to A grades.

The following 13 pupils were awarded 13 A* grades or more:

Amelia Brenan (15 A* grades & 1 A grade)
Trinity Hu (15 A* grades & 1 A grade)
Arabella Hodges (14 A* grades)
Davis Hedgecoe (14 A* grades & 1 A grade)
Eve Jeffreys (14 A* grades & 1 A grade)
Sian Webber (14 A* grades & 1 A grade)
Beth Munro-Morris (14 A* grades & 1 A grade)
Zoe Cornelius (13 A* grades & 1 A grade)
Chiara Baker (13 A* grades & 2 A grades)
Holly Shah (13 A* grades & 2 A grades)
Gruffydd Hughes (13 A* grades & 2 A grades)
Nia Tricklebank (13 A* grades & 2 A grades)
Ethan Barry (13 A* grades, 1 A Grade & 1 B grade)

Kirsty Williams, Minister for Education, visited Stanwell to observe results day unfolding and was greeted warmly by staff and students. Mr M Lewis, Assistant Headteacher, said, “We are pleased that the Minister and Government listened to the concerns of teachers, students and parents and we welcome the decision to award the original grades. As expected, Stanwell Year 11 students have excelled once again this year and these results are the deserved end product of a great deal of hard work from the students and staff”.

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