GCSE Results 2012


Pupils celebrate an excellent set of GCSE results published in August. Over a third of all grades are the top grades of A*/A. Results for IGCE were published earlier with over 56% awarded A*/A/B grades. 

There were some particularly notable performances that are worthy of specific mention in their A star achievement and many more scooped up a cluster of top grades in the A*/A/B range.    

Head of the Middle School Girls’ House, Emily Palmer from Baschurch achieved 10 A* grades and an A grade in the extra course, Free Standing Maths Qualification for gifted mathematicians. John Leadbeater from Ruyton XI Towns also achieved an impressive 5A*’s and 5A’s.  

Other top performers include:

Jake Rogan, from Market Drayton 6A*’s and 2A’s and 1B. 
Craig Tattersall, from Bangor on Dee, 5A*’s, 4A’s and 1B.
Hannah Swan from Shrewsbury, 4A*’s, 5A’s and 1B
Declan Roberts from Whitchurch, 3A*’s, 5A’s and 1B. 
Peter Nelhans, Wrexham, 4A*’s, 3A’s and 1B
Josh Bendell, from Tarporley, 3A*’s 5A’s and 2B’s

Olivia Jones, who lives in Market Drayton, achieved 2A*’s, 4A’s and 1B. Olivia has managed this impressive set of results whilst maintaining a demanding Tennis regime as a player who has played at a National level.

GCSE Results 2012

Over a third of all grades are the top grades of A*/A with notable performances from a number of pupils who scooped straight A* and A grades with some adding in an extra course, the Free Standing Maths Qualification for gifted mathematicians, in their spare time.
















Subject

Entries A* A B C D E F G U A*-C A*-C %
Biology

18 2 8 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 18 100
Chemistry
16 7 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 100
Physics

18 9 8 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 18 100
Science Single Award 58 2 17 20 15 3 1 0 0 0 54 93.1
Science: Additional
78 2 19 24 22 9 2 0 0 0 67 85.9
Mathematics
78 11 12 20 25 9 0 1 0 0 84 87.7
Business Studies
36 0 8 17 8 2 1 0 0 0 33 91.7
Fine Art

22 0 4 11 3 4 0 0 0 0 18 81.8
Geography
48 9 13 15 5 5 1 0 0 0 44 87
History

37 2 6 16 9 4 0 0 0 0 35 89.1
English Language & Literature 78 1 14 24 25 12 2 0 0 0 66 82
English Literature
78 3 15 26 25 7 3 0 0 0 80 88
Drama

16 0 5 4 6 1 0 0 0 0 15 93.8
Media Film and TV Studies 21 4 5 8 4 0 0 0 0 0 21 100
French

28 1 5 11 7 3 0 0 1 0 24 85.7
Spanish

13 1 2 4 6 0 0 0 0 0 13 100
Russian

7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 100
Latin

3 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 33.3
Music

4 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 50
Sport/PE Studies
28 1 2 11 11 2 1 0 0 0 25 89.3
D&T Product Design
21 2 5 7 2 3 2 0 0 0 16 76.2