Bryn Hafren GCSE pupils record best ever results
12:30pm Friday 31st August 2012 in News
PUPILS at Bryn Hafren celebrated the best GCSE results in the school's history.
The results mark eight years of year-on-year improvement, having improved from 41 per cent gaining five or more A* to C grades in 2004, to more than 72 per cent this year. 94 per cent of pupils also achieved five or more A*-G grades.
This year more than 40 per cent of pupils obtained eight or more higher grade GCSEs, and 12 per cent of pupils obtained 12 or more higher grade GCSEs. No pupil left without recognised qualifications.
Lianne Williams achieved two A*s, two As, three Bs and two Cs and is set to study Maths, Textiles, Cooking and Photography at A-level at Bryn Hafren.
"I'm really pleased with my results," she said.
Emma Morrison collected her results with mum Angela and achieved an A, six Bs and six Cs.
"I'm happy that I passed everything," she said.
She will stay on to study History, Health and Social Care, and Spanish at A-level.
Her mum added: "I'm very proud of her for doing so well."
Olivia Parry earned five As and six Bs and will study French, History, RE and Biology at Stanwell School.
"I was really nervous before picking my results up, but I'm very happy with them," she said.
Katie Mae achieved two As, two Bs, three Cs and a D and is set to study Science, History, Spanish and Welsh at Bryn Hafren.
"I want to be a midwife in the future," she said.
Headteacher Phil Whitcombe said: "The results are fantastic - more than we expected.
"At the moment everyone is talking about falling results across the country, but ours have bucked the trend.
"The results this year are excellent."
Mr David Noble, Chair of Governors, commended the school, pupils and staff for their dedication and hard work.
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