Ysgol Stanwell School

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

Key Stage 3 and 4 Exam Results 2014

GCSE Results 2014

Posted on: Friday 22nd August 2014

Key Stage 3

Key Stage 4

Year 11 pupils at Stanwell School have once again enjoyed exceptional achievements at GCSE level. A best ever 82% secured five or more Level 2 passes (A*-C grades) including English and mathematics. 65 pupils achieved 10 A grades or better, with the following 12 pupils being awarded 10 A* grades or more:

  • Sarah Brabham (14 A* grades & 2 A grades)
  • Sally Jones (13 A* grades & 2 A grades)
  • Anastasia Mirza-Davies (13 A* grades & 2 A grades)
  • Sayalie Borade (12 A* grades & 3 A grades)
  • Katie Macleod (12 A* grades & 3 A grades)
  • Alex Warren (11 A* grades & 4 A grades)
  • Ben Rose (11 A* grades, 3 A grades & 1 B grade)
  • Niamh Teagle (11 A* grades, 2 A grades & 1 B grade)
  • Stephanie Friend (10 A* grades & 5 A grades)
  • Hazel Doran (10 A* grades & 3 A grades)
  • Molly Holloway (10 A* grades, 3 A grades & 1 B grade)
  • Rebecca Egerstrom (10 A* grades, 3 A grades & 3 B grades)

Record Pupil Achievement

GCSE Results 2014The percentage of GCSE A* grades this year was 12% and overall more than 1450 entries were graded A* or A, which equates to 34% of all entries. A record 291 pupils (94%) achieved 5 or more Level 2 (A*-C) passes. Furthermore, 79% of the year group attained 10 or more Level 2 passes.

Widespread Curriculum Success

The success of pupils was widespread across the curriculum, with the A* to C grades exceeding 90% of the entry in art, biology, chemistry, resistant materials (DT), digital applications (ICT), drama, English literature, music and performing arts. Particularly pleased with the students’ achievements were the religious studies and mathematics departments with 55 and 51 A* grades respectively. Equally impressive were the achievements of pupils who studied vocational qualifications in partnership with Cardiff and the Vale College and the Military Preparation School.

Senior Leaders Congratulate ALL Involved

Assistant Headteacher, Mr James Mansfield, commented “The pupils, their parents and the staff should be very proud of what has been achieved this year. These record breaking results are a reflection of the diligence, perseverance and commitment demonstrated by this cohort of learners and it is gratifying to see them justly rewarded. We look forward to welcoming so many back to the Sixth Form where they will be able to embark on their preferred post-16 courses.”

Year 11 Tutor, Miss Lisa Jenkins, said “It was pleasing to see the joy on the students’ faces with so many achieving their potential and obtaining high grades. The Key Stage 4 pastoral team have enjoyed working with this year group and wish them all continued success in the future.”

GCSE Results Summary

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