Clayesmore’s GCSE stars

Following last week’s strong A Level and BTEC results, Clayesmore’s staff and pupils are once again celebrating success with this year’s GCSE and IGCSE results, with many outstanding individual performances. Particular congratulations go to Theo, who joined Clayesmore in the Nursery and gained a magnificent 11 starred A grades; Amelia, with 9 starred As and 2As; Jack with 9 starred As, 1 A and 1 B and Ash with 9 starred As and 1A.

A majority of the cohort sat the more academically challenging International GCSE (IGCSE), a qualification which requires a more in-depth understanding of a subject, testing pupils in how they think and apply their learning, rather than just their knowledge of individual subjects. Parents of a pupil who received his results today were quick to thank the school for their part in their son’s success, adding: “we truly feel that he could not have done so well anywhere else.”

Clayesmore’s new Head, Mrs Jo Thomson, was on hand to offer her congratulations to pupils as they collected their results, adding: “Today’s results are a well-deserved outcome after months of focused dedication. I am really looking forward to welcoming these students back in September and watching them continue to flourish as they embark on the next phase of their education in our Sixth Form”.

These results come at the end of another fantastic year which saw pupils achieving success, not just academically, but also on the stage, the sporting field and in their many extra-curricular endeavours.