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Outstanding GCSE success for Westleigh High School students
11:06am Thursday 22nd August 2013 in News
WESTLEIGH High students are celebrating the school’s best ever GCSE results.
All entrants gained five A* - G grades with 79 per cent achieving A* - C grades and 70 per cent of those included English and Maths bettering the set targets of 76 per cent for five A* - C and 55 per cent including English and Maths.
Ashley Poole achieved an incredible nine A* GCSE grades including an A* Distinction in Further Maths. Ashley also achieved a further two A grades and an A grade at A/S Level in Maths.
Ashley’s remarkable achievement is the highest ever recorded by a Westleigh High student.
Other notable results were eight A* and three A grades for Georgia Fishburn and one A*, seven A and two B grades gained by Dillon Swanton.
Proud head teacher John Banks said: “We are all absolutely delighted for the students who have gained these excellent results. Our students worked very hard to achieve these grades, and fully deserve the exciting futures ahead of them at college and university.
"Their success would not be possible without the students’ self-motivation; the hard work and commitment of the staff and governors, along with the support of our parents.
“The three-way partnership of pupils - parents – teachers is the key to Westleigh High School’s success story.
“Westleigh High School prides itself in providing an excellent education for all and our students have reaped the rewards of that today. Many congratulations to them all!”
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