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GCSE results success across West Sussex

On Thursday, August 22, students across the county received their GCSE results.

Tanbridge House School, Horsham, confirmed that 81% of thier students gained five or more A* – C GCSE passes including Maths and English. 93% of the year group gained five or more good A* – C passes overall.

These excellent results mark another year on year improvement for Tanbridge House School and support the school’s “Outstanding” status, awarded in November 2012.

Tanbridge House School Headteacher Jules White said: “I would like to congratulate all of our hard working students on these excellent results. My thanks also go to my colleagues who have supported with such professionalism and dedication.”

The Forest School Headteacher, Siobhan Denning, said: “We are extremely proud of our pupils’ achievements, the results this year are among our best despite the national tightening on grades. 85% of boys attained 5 A*-C grades, with 68% achieving 5 A*-C including English and Maths.  Whilst pupils have done well in all subjects I am particularly pleased with our best ever maths results, 82% of pupils achieved a C Grade or above.”

The girls at Farlington showed a significant increase over last year in the percentage of A*s achieved at GCSE.  62% of all grades were at A/A*, with an overall A* to C pass rate of 96%

Louise Higson, Farlington Headmistress, said: “We are delighted for all of our girls who have worked very hard indeed to achieve these outstanding results”.

Christ’s Hospital pupils are celebrating GCSE success with 71% of all grades being awarded at A* or A grades, a brilliant result given the widely reported toughening of standards and grade thresholds in core subjects.  The overall achievement of grades A* – B was also an impressive 90%.

Christ’s Hospital Head Master, John Franklin, said: “Congratulations to the pupils and teachers for achieving such an impressive set of results. Our GCSE pupils now have a solid platform to build on as they start A Level or International Baccalaureate courses in September.”

Midhurst Rother College GCSE results were high with 93% of students achieving 5+ A*-C with 65% including English and maths. 79% of students obtained an A*-C grade in maths and 74% in English.

Principal, Dr Joe Vitagliano said: “Whilst it is clear that obtaining five or more A* to C grades, including English and maths, is now more difficult, I am delighted that such a high number of Midhurst Rother College students have attained this vital goal.

Seaford College pupils celebrated another successful crop of GCSE grades this year. The overall pass rate of A – C grades, including English and Maths, was again close to 70%.

An impressive pass rate of 95 % A – C was attained in English.

John Green who takes over as Headmaster of Seaford College in September said: “These results are due to the continuous hard work by pupils and staff, and I am delighted that so many of our pupils have realised their true academic potential.”

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