GCSE Results 2017 - another great year!
Congratulations to Herts & Essex Year of 2017: 93% of GCSE students achieved 5 or more A* - C.
Herts & Essex is once again celebrating some fantastic GCSE results with this year seeing a greater proportion of A* and A grades than ever before. Despite the turmoil of new systems and gradings this year’s Year 11 cohort have come through very successfully and have achieved not only some spectacular results but also a fantastic Progress 8 score. Compared with national averages, Herts & Essex figures are exceptional with 11% at grade 9 for Maths (national average: 2.5%) and 7% at grade 9 for both English Language and English Literature (national average: 2%).
Headteacher Cathy Tooze commented: ‘Our Year 11 students have worked really hard and these results reflect this. They took the new measures in their stride and we are delighted with what they have achieved. We are particularly thrilled by those students who gained top grades across the board; such ability is exceptional. But for all students, these results show that the combination of excellent teaching, the commitment of students and the support of parents is paramount to success. My thanks go to everyone who played a part in this. Such results are a great foundation on which to start sixth form studies.”
We are proud of all our students, and congratulate every one of them, but worthy of particular note are the 38 students who achieved 8 or more GCSEs at A* and A grades or equivalent (7+ in English and Maths):
Elena Barbone, Emma Barker, Poppy Brown, Gabriella Chu, Lydia Coomes, Rebecca Courtman-Stock (double 9), Briony Crosby, Beatriz Daconti, Katie Edwards, Lily Elderton, Amelia Erswell, Katie Goodwin, Alexandra Hui, Lucy Jones, Emma Kennett, Jodie Kinchin, Daisy Lihoreau, Emma Longden (double 9), Grace Lynch, Amy Mackay, Chloe Martin, Flora McLennan, Leila Pedley, Imogen Pennington, Eleanor Philcox, Sophia Rami Yahyaoui, Emily Raymond, Matilda Rhoda, Mia Richey, Kristina Ross, Vanessa Ross, Josephine Savage, Helen Scantlebury, Heidi Small, Phoebe Stephens, Sidney Tancock, Hannah Wilds, Katherine Williams.
Zoe Bradford, Year Leader: Year 11 praised her year group’s hard work and determination and added, ‘I am delighted that 97% of the year group achieved a top grade in English and 87% in Maths. Unprecedented numbers of students achieved A* (9) in English and Maths this year. Congratulations to all our Year 11 students; they have achieved amazing results and thoroughly deserve them. I have enjoyed working with them very much and wish them all the best with the next stage of their studies.’