GCSE RESULTS: Beaminster School results reflect students' hard work (From Bridport and Lyme Regis News)
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GCSE RESULTS: Beaminster School results reflect students' hard work
11:17am Wednesday 29th August 2012 in Bridport
AT Beaminster School nearly half of all the grades students attained were A*, A or B and 70 per cent of students got five A*-C grades.
More than 90 per cent of students gained a GCSE equivalent grade in a foreign language.
Headteacher Mike Best congratulated all the students.
He said: “These grades are exceptionally good, as ever.
“Their success is a reflection of their own high aspirations and hard work, as well as the inspiration and commitment of their teachers and the support and encouragement of their parents.”
Nicole Woods, 16, from South Perrott, got all As, Bs and Cs.
She said: “I got what I wanted, I’m really happy.
“I wasn’t really nervous, I didn’t really think about it. It wasn’t until the way here.”
She will continue her studies at sixth form with ICT, photography, business studies and PE.
Enya Smith, 16, from Bridport , said she had been really nervous but was delighted with her results which mean she can go on to study for a business administration apprenticeship at Kingston Maurward College.
She said: “I was really nervous, but I did well – better than what I thought I would get.”
Iris Hilton, 16, from Bridport, got five As, three Bs and a C.
She said she was most proud of her grade in maths. She said: “I’m quite happy.
“I’m pleased with maths because it was really hard and I got an A.”
She will be going to sixth form at the Thomas Hardye School in Dorchester to study English literature, psychology, philosophy and ethics and media. Shane Waller, 16, from Cattistock , got five Cs and two Bs. He said that he was most proud of his two B grades in English.
He said: “I have dyslexia, I thought I’d failed it. I’m most proud of those.” He added: “I’m really pleased.”
He will go on to study performing arts at Weymouth College.
Rebecca Beal, 16, from Beaminster, got an A, two Bs and four Cs. She said: “I did better than I thought I would do. I was nervous but excited to see the results.”
She will now start a sports fitness gym instructor apprenticeship in Beaminster.
Yasmin Chick, 16, from Beaminster, got an A, four Bs, three Cs and a D. She said: “I’m happy.
“I’m thankful actually. I was worried about English.
“It’s not my strongest subject.”
Friend Lisa-Marie House, 16, from Beaminster got three A*s, four As and three Bs.
She said: “I’m very happy. It’s a relief.
“I was really scared opening the envelope, I didn’t want to look but I’m glad I did.
“I’m quite shocked really, it hasn’t sunk in yet.”
BEAMINSTER TOP STUDENTS
TOP students at Beaminster included l Daisy Curtis and Diane Li with 12 A* and A grades.
- Molly Hyde and Andrew Jones both gained 11A* and A grades and one B.
- Conal Judd-English and Martha Treves both scored 11 A* and A grades,
- Lucy Wallbridge and Katriona Withers got ten A* and A grades and one B.
- Rory Allen, Lisa Marie-House, Alice Lovell and Leonie Park all gained nine A* and A grades and two B grades.