GCSE VIDEO: ‘Best results ever’ at St Thomas More

Every single student at St Thomas More School, Buxton, has achieved a pass and 99 per cent of pupils achieved five or more GCSEs.

The Year 11 pupils have been celebrating today as 85 per cent of the year group achieved an English grade of C or above, with 65 per cent also achieving A* to C in Maths.

Students after they have got their GCSE results from St Thomas more, Buxton.

Students after they have got their GCSE results from St Thomas more, Buxton.

Headteacher Brendan Hickey said: “Some of these youngsters have achieved some of the best results ever and well over a quarter of the cohort managed to gain at least three A or A* grades.

“Some particularly impressive performances came from Josh Brown, Ellie Clewett and Caitlin Kawalek who each achieved ten A/A* grades, and sisters Katherine and Rebecca Marrow who each achieved an A* in every subject – 11A*s each.

“Congratulations to all the students who have worked so hard and to our staff, parents, governors and friends who have supported them through the last 11 years of their education.”

Student Luke Pooley, got A*s, As and Bs.

GCSE student Henry Nutall from St Thomas More School

GCSE student Henry Nutall from St Thomas More School

He said: “I’m really happy and really pleased with what I have got.”
He will be going on to Aquinas College to study maths, physics and computing.

Stunned Henry Nuttall thought he would get a few Cs in GCSEs.

He said: “I got ten As and a B. I didn’t think I would do this well, I’m so pleased.”
In September he will be starting an apprenticeship in design engineering.

So-lok Wang was also pleased with his results and came out with all A-C grades.

Caitlin Kawalek was left smiling with her grades.

She said: “I got A*s and As. I thought the maths exam went badly so I’m so pleased that it turned out okay.”
Jasmine Rider could not believe that she got full marks on her English Literature paper.

She said: “I did my maths GCSE last year and came out with an A* and this just finishes everything off perfectly.

“I have enough to do the course I want at college in Manchester now.”