GCSE RESULTS: More than half of Neale-Wade’s students achieve five A*-C grades

MORE than 60 per cent of Neale-Wade Community College’s students achieved five A*-C grades in their GCSE results.

Three hundred of the school’s students entered around 2,800 GCSE examinations with 62 per cent achieving higher grades with 42 per cent of Year 11 puils gaining five A*-C grades, including English and maths.

Tim Hitch, the March school’s retiring principal, said: “I am very proud of the achievement of Year 11 this summer.

“These results reflect the hard work that has been undertaken by students. Year 11 has been a very positive year group which is reflected in these results as well as their contribution to the College.

“My congratulations go to the students and my gratitude goes to the teachers and parents who have supported them so well in their preparation for these examinations.”

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Jenny Nickalls, chair of governors, said: “These results are a credit to the students and a testament to their persistent hard work and effort they have put into their studies at Neale-Wade Community College.

“The school is justly proud of the many and varied achievements and is confident of our students’ continued success in all their future endeavours.”

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