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A GOOD set of GCSE results was achieved at Wyvern College.
Throughout Year 11, 47 per cent of students obtained five or more GCSEs including maths and English.
“The boys in this year-group can look forward with confidence to an equally accomplished future,” said new headteacher Paul German.
“In common with other schools, Wyvern has felt the effects of the changed system.
“But these results testify to the hard work, determination and ambition of Wyvern students and staff and the support of parents and the local community. “Nevertheless, we recognise the need to build on the successes of the 2014 cohort and ensure that more boys realise their full potential next year.”
IT was also a good year for Trafalgar School.
The Downton-based school, which has a 53 per cent pass rate of five A* to C grades including maths and English, has many individual successes to celebrate.
Bethan Viney received seven A*s and four As, Beth Hawkins got six A*s and four As, Emma Quinney achieved four A*s and seven As, Chantal White collected three A*s and seven As, Tom Allam three A*s and seven As and Sam Morton has one A* and six As.
Headteacher Stewart Roderick said: “I congratulate each and every one of our students on their results which reflect their hard work and the support of their parents and carers.
“We wish them well in the next exciting phase of their lives and hope that they continue to aspire to be the best they can be.”
A TOTAL of 96.5 per cent of pupils at Godolphin School achieved at least five A* to Cs including maths and English.
Headteacher Emma Hattersley said: “We’re delighted with the results that these girls have achieved.
“They’re always doing various activities outside of the classroom as well as achieving outstanding grades.”
ST Edmund’s is celebrating its highest ever pass rate as 75 per cent of girls achieved five or more A* to C grades including maths and English.
The school’s top performer was Julia Greenwood, who achieved six A*s and four A grades, and her twin Emilie gained one A* and seven As.
Following suit were Verity Wishart with three A*s and seven A grades, Emily Johnstone with three A*s and five As, Katie Baxter-Brown with four A*s and five A grades and Kayleigh Hodgson with three A*s and five A grades.
Headmistress Sarah Busby said: “In a year where reforms to the examination system have increased the rigour of GCSE exams, the results are especially pleasing.
“We have kept our sights firmly set on helping our students achieve the best possible results.
“We are delighted with the achievement of all our girls and particularly with the fact that our girls have made significant academic progress since they entered the school.”
AT least five GCSEs at grades A*-C including English and maths were obtained by half of the pupils at Stonehenge School.
The Amesbury school bucked the national trend after its pass rate in maths increased.
Headteacher Nigel Roper said: “Our results have held up very well in the face of examination boards making it harder for students to pass, particularly in a crucial subject like English.”
DELIGHTED girls at South Wilts are celebrating after scoring top results in their GCSES.
Eighty-six per cent of teenagers got ten or more grades at A* and A level, with 100 per cent of students achieving five A* to C grades including maths and English.
Headteacher Michele Chilcott said: “This is another amazing set of results for the school.
“The students, teachers and parents have every reason to feel proud. The hard work and commitment of the students is exceptional and they deserve this success."
SIXTY-five per cent of Year 11 boys at Bishop Wordsworth’s achieved A*s and As in their GCSE results.
And the whole year group, which comprises 116 boys, gained at least eight A* to C grades including maths and English.
“Most important, however, is the fact that all of the boys are now well set for the next stage in their lives, with the vast majority expected to continue their academic endeavours in the sixth form here,” headmaster Stuart Smallwood said.
AT Wellington Academy, 37 per cent of pupils achieved five A*-C grades including maths and English.
Star pupil Adam Hetherington got six A*s and five A grades, along with an A at AS-level. Also collecting good results at the Ludgershall school were Jean-Baptiste Rollet, who got eight A*s and three A grades, and Richie Moult with four A*s and six A grades.
Principal Michael Milner said: “Following on from the good A-level and BTEC results last week, with 70 per cent going to university this year, double the number of students in 2013, our GCSE results are further evidence that we are heading in the right direction.”
“We are here for the long term, and for sustainable good results, and this takes time, including for new excellent staff to settle in and make an impact.”