GCSE Results 2012
Alton Convent School has followed its success at A level with an equally impressive set of results for GCSE. Nearly a third of the students (29.6%) achieved A*. Although nationally A* – A grades have dropped to 22.4% at Alton Convent School 62% of all grades are at A* – A. Erin Douglas and Abigail Robinson were particularly happy on results day, having achieved 10 A* grades each.
For Rhiannon Meekin, GCSE results have given her the confidence to look forward to sixth form study at Alton Convent School in September. She said, ‘I am looking forward to the new challenges with excitement.’ Olivia Mace, who is also staying into the sixth form at the school was equally delighted with her grades and said ‘These results have made me feel very secure and I am looking forward to my sixth form studies, particularly now in subjects I feel passionate about.’
Mr Maher, the headmaster, commented that he continues to be delighted that the pattern of excellence continues year on year and that pupils achieve so many A* and A grades which reflects their hard work and commitment. He added, “On days such as this it is right that girls are centre stage but it would be remiss not to mention and thank their hardworking and dedicated teachers.”
Year 10 girls who took Religious Studies a year early achieved an A* – A rate of 84.3%. The signs are very promising therefore for the GCSE results next year.
- GCSE Results 2012
- GCSE Results Comparison 2012
- Individual GCSE Results 2012
- Year 10 RS GCSE Results 2012
GCSE Results 2011
Alton Convent School has once again been celebrating outstanding results in the GCSE examinations. 100% of students achieved the national benchmark of five GCSEs with an incredible 66% of all results being awarded the top A*- A grade. On average each girl passed a total of 9.9 subjects which leaves them well placed to take on challenging Advanced Level courses in the next two years.
Averages and statistics apart, the real joy of the day came with individual triumphs, with the girls living up to the school motto to “Be the best that you can be”. Outstanding individual performances, with ten straight A*- A grades, were achieved by Mary Ala, Sophie Benford, Rebecca Clark, Katie Earl, Katie Feather, Sarah Hearn, Hannah Matthews, Francesca O’ Donnell, Sophie Smith, Kiashini Sriharan, and Fiona Tomlinson. Other notable performances came from Felicia Baily, Alice Chissell, Emily Desmond, Camellia Hayes, Alice Jenner, Megan Kerr, Elizabeth Rogers, Matilda Stent and Emily Wolley each with nine straight A*- A grades.
The Year 10 pupils who take GCSE in Religious Studies a year early also achieved 100% success and outstanding individual results with 86% gaining either an A* or an A grade. The signs are promising therefore for an equally pleasing Results Day next year!
GCSE Results 2010
Alton Convent School’s GCSE results are again a cause for celebration. 64% of all grades were achieved at A* and A compared with 61% last year and with this year’s national average of 21.6% Rosanna Howard, Natasha Oakes-Monger and Felicity Pollock achieved outstanding performances with 10 subjects being at A*. Other excellent results with all 10 subjects being at A* and A were gained by Olivia Bartlett. Ella Bennett, Ciara Collins, Lucy Genziani, Joanne Kite, Kar Ka Lee, Hannah Maunder, Alyssa Paynter, Jessica Rogers and Frances Stephens. Mrs Sue Kirkham, headmistress, was again delighted with the students’ achievements reflecting the hard work and commitment of the students and staff.
Year 10 pupils who took Religious Studies early toppled last year’s ‘best ever score’ with an amazing 94.4% of the girls achieving A*/A grades – with half of them gaining A*.
Full expanded exam results are available on request.