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GCSE 2013 Round-up: New Forest
A school spokesman said 100 per cent of students gained examination passes, with 70 per cent of pupils achieving five or more GCSEs at A*-C including maths and English.
The top performing boys were Christian Harding (ten A*s and three As), Mathew Wateridge (nine A*s and four As) and Kieran Wood (eight A*s and one A).
Top performing girls were Bryony Perham (11A*s), Terri-Lea Holmes (seven A*s and five As) and Emma Bailey (six A*s and five As).
Head teacher Julie Turvey said: “These results reflect the hard work which students, staff and parents have put in over five years.
“Congratulations are due to everyone who worked so well together to make this possible.”
Sixty-three per cent of students secured five or more grades at A*-C including maths and English, slightly down on last year, while 73 per cent of pupils gained five or more grades at A*-C in any subject.
Arnewood school in New Milton saw 88 per cent of its students achieve at least five GCSEs at A*-C grades.
A school spokesman said 57 per cent of pupils had gained five A*-C GCSEs including maths and English.
But several students failed to achieve the GSCE English grades expected and Arnewood is asking for their papers to be re-marked.
Ballard school in New Milton also saw a dip in results, which are being put down to the tightening of marking in core subjects.
The school scored 69 per cent with at least five or more A*-C grades including English and Maths and 85 per cent with at least five A*-Cs.
Overall, Ballard’s science and maths grades were outstanding, bucking the national trend.
The Head Boy was among the top performing pupils with ten A* and two As and there were a substantial number of other pupils with A*/A grades in double figures, which also runs against the trend of a national reduction in overall A*/A grades awarded.
Ringwood School can toast their best ever GCSE results. A school spokesman said 67 per cent of students secured A*-C grades in five subjects including English and maths and 76 per cent achieved five or more A*-C grades in any subject.
Ten students achieved ten or more A*-A grades.