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St. Bede's Catholic College

ST Bede's

Catholic College

GCSE and A Level Success 2018

Staff and Governors celebrated excellent achievements again this year. Students at all levels secured grades matching their highest expectations and in many cases, exceeding their targets.

Headline Figures include:

76% achieved Grade 4+ in both English and Mathematics

6% of all grades were Grade 9

19% of all grades were at 8+

32% of all grades were at 7+

51% of all grades were at 6+

69% of all grades were at 5+

83% of all grades were at 4+                                                         

Best average grade in College this year was awarded to Janina Parry who achieved seven Grade 9s, four Grade 8s and an A* at an average of 8.63.

Theresa Herron also achieved seven Grade 9s, Ciara Marsh and Finley Norton both achieved six Grade 9s, and Rebekah Yousef achieved five Grade 9s.

19 students achieved ten Grades 9-7 including Renji Babu, Bethany Bacasnot, Isabelle Delahunt,

Gabrielle Forster, Ewan Gordon, Michael Gowie, Theresa Herron, Oliwia Kowalska, Olivia Makulec, Ciara Marsh, Josephine Morgan, Finley Norton, Janina Parry, Isabel Payne, Ciara Stables, Shanaz Sharonsenthil, Hannah Szantho, Amelia Villiers-Prosser and Ethan Woolley

Father McAndrew, Chair of Governors said ‘the students and teachers have to be commended for these exceptional results’.

Garry Maher, Principal, said ‘I am delighted for the students. Their hard work, great teaching and overwhelming support from parents have resulted in them achieving excellent grades again this year. There is much to celebrate and we will ensure that St Bede’s continues to go from strength to strength in the years to come’.

                                English Language 77%                                     Computer Studies 76%

A Level Results in Areté 2018

A Level provision in AreteĢ is well established and St Bede’s continues to be amongst the best in the city.

Some 68 students completed their study with us and they are now celebrating the following successes.

A* - C                                     72%                             A* - E                                      98%                            

2 A* - E                                   96%                             1 A* - B                                   69%                            

Average Grade                    C+

84% of the students are planning to go on to higher education and of these 32% have confirmed places at prestigious Russell Group institutions.

We are delighted to report some outstanding individual performances. Students achieved grades that surpassed their expectations but not those of their teachers. We celebrated all grades whether they were A* or E; whatever the grades we are confident they reflected ability and effort made.

97.5% of those who studied the academically challenging EPQ achieved a grade C with 66% achieving A*-B.

Students Achieving straight A*/ A grades were:

Ashwin Tomy, with AAA, Katie Whitfield, who achieved AAAA and Arnold Gomes, with A*AA.

Garry Maher, Principal, said “We all want what is best for the students at Areté and our ambition has always been to enable young people to achieve success, relative to ability. Results this year are a testament to the commitment and hard work of the students and their teachers. The challenge for St. Bede’s now is to build on this excellent performance to ensure that success is built to last. The direction is clear, the commitment is evident and I have every confidence that Areté will go from strength to strength and become an outstanding beacon of excellence for all.”

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