St Martin's GCSE press release 2019
Congratulations to St. Martin’s GCSE students on attaining another exceptional year of results. 174 students, equating to 85.6% of those sitting GCSEs this year attained 5 grades C or above. 73% when including English and Mathematics.
More students than ever before attained 5 GCSEs at A* and A with 27% of all those entered achieving this accolade compared to 17% in 2018
The English faculty attained the highest results ever with 82.1% achieving a C or above in English. For students studying Mathematics, which has long been a strong performing subject within the school, attainment was high once again this year and above Welsh government modelled expectations with 78.7% of students achieving a C or above.
The exceptional attainment was not limited to GCSE alone but testimony to the school’s pursuit of challenge for all students. This was also exemplified in the achievement of 37 Year 11 students who sat Mathematics A level alongside their GCSEs, of which 27 gained a passes ranging from A-C.
These talented individuals will no doubt be our future engineers, scientists and mathematical theorists. Well done to all. The subject of Mathematics has laid the preparations for future success within the schools Sixth Form Centre.
43 students were also entered for additional mathematics with 72% attaining an A* or A grade.
Science results were also the highest ever in the school’s history with 77% of students gaining a C or above compared to 60.9% in 2018.
The capped 9 points score rose this year to 403.21 from 369.
Congratulations to the students and staff at our school who have worked tirelessly to attain such impressive results and thank you to the parents who have worked in such a close partnership with us throughout the years. Looking forward to welcoming the majority of Year 11 into the Sixth Form from September.