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Best GCSE results ever for Penryn College
12:00pm Friday 23rd August 2013 in News
Pupils, parents and teachers are celebrating at Penryn College as the school announces its best results ever.
In total 76% of young people achieved 5 or more A* - C grades with 66% gaining five or more GCSEs including English and Maths.
Over 20% of the students amassed a record number of 430 A* and A grades.
Cora Griffin, with over 10 A* grades and 1A , achieved the best results The next highest performers, in no particular order, were Lauren Thompson, Gosse Buurma, Jess Martin, Georgina Phillips, Izella Holliday, Caitlin Warner and Molly Johnstone-Clarke who each amassed more than 10 A* and A grades.
Marie Hunter, headteacher at Penryn College, said: "The young people have worked incredibly hard and have reaped the rewards they richly deserve. All students at Penryn College performed exceptionally well in their GCSEs.
"Those students who have to work hard to overcome specific learning needs have also done really well amassing a total of 66 GCSEs, 31 at A* - C grades. Each student gained at least 5 GCSEs. Every student left Penryn College with GCSE qualifications.
"The girls performed very well, achieving a significant increase on previous years, with a massive 80% A* - C.
"Congratulations also to 58 Year 10 Maths students, 175 Philosophy and Ethics students and 144 Year 10 Scientists who have been awarded GCSE early. Particular mention must be made of Benno Marstaller in Year 8 who was awarded Grade A* in German.
"Superb results only come with tremendous hard work by the young people, dedicated support from home and great teaching. Congratulations from everyone at Penryn College! Enjoy your celebrations – you worked hard for them."
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