GCSE RESULTS 2016: Head welcomes Hunstanton school results

SMITHDON HIGH GCSE RESULTS
Triplets, from left, Kay, Claire and Leo Naveh enjoyed success ANL-160825-105424001
SMITHDON HIGH GCSE RESULTS Triplets, from left, Kay, Claire and Leo Naveh enjoyed success ANL-160825-105424001

GCSE results at Hunstanton’s Smithdon High School were broadly in line with expectations, according to its headteacher.

Fifty-five per cent of students achieved A* to C grades in both English and maths this year, with 69 per cent making the mark in English and 60 per cent in maths.

SMITHDON HIGH SCHOOL GCSE RESULTS
From left - Leo Brown, Ryan Bland and Bradley Durham ANL-160825-105438001

SMITHDON HIGH SCHOOL GCSE RESULTS From left - Leo Brown, Ryan Bland and Bradley Durham ANL-160825-105438001

And 52 per cent achieved the old “gold standard” attainment measurement of five A* to C grades including English and maths, up one per cent on last year.

Headteacher Paul Marsh said: “Our GCSE results this year were broadly in line with prediction, and we’re pleased to see many students achieving to their potential.

“They will now be able to progress through to their chosen academic or vocational courses and apprenticeships, either in our sixth form or with other post-16 providers, and we wish them all well with the next stage of their education and training.”

Top performer, Claire Naveh, achieved seven A* grades (Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Physics,

SMITHDON HIGH SCHOOL GCSE RESULTS
Swapping results from left - Isabel Brown, Naomi Steadman and Courtney Cobb ANL-160825-105451001

SMITHDON HIGH SCHOOL GCSE RESULTS Swapping results from left - Isabel Brown, Naomi Steadman and Courtney Cobb ANL-160825-105451001

French, Geography and Catering) plus three A grades (English, English Literature and RE).

Other leading performers included Isabel Brown, who achieved four A* grades, five As and a B, and Kieran Summerbee, who scored three A* grades, five As, a B and a C.