GCSE results at Homewood School & Sixth Form Centre
Homewood School is once more celebrating the success of its Year 11 students in the recent GCSE and Level 2 exams. All GCSE subjects are now assessed on the new exam structure with the 9-1 grading system. English remains very strong with 67% grades 4 and above and 45% grades 5 and above; Photography, Graphics, Health and Social care, Chinese and Beauty all had over 80% of students achieving grade 4 or above; subjects with over 60% at grade 4 and above include Maths and English, Ceramics, Art, Dance, Drama, Child Development, Catering, Animal Care and Ethics and Religious Studies.
A number of students picked up the top grades of 7-9 (equivalent to a A/A* on the old system) in several subjects which is a significant achievement given the challenge of the new exams.
Top performers included Liam Macmillan (English Lit 9, English Lang 9, Art 8, Media 8, French, 8, Maths, Science 8-8, Drama 7, Maths 6); Dylan Larking (Animal Care D*D*, Science 9-9, Music 9, Maths 8,English Lang 6, English Lit 6, Geography 6, Maths 6); Oliver Scambler-Rogers (Biology 8, Chemistry 8, Physics 8, Maths 8, History 7, English Lang 6, English Lit 6, ERS 6); Lily Sweatman (Science 8-7, Maths 8, PE 8, Dance 8 English Lang 7, English Lit 6, Geography 7 Health and Social Care D), Isobelle Hodgson (History 9, French 8, Media 8, Science 8-7, English Lang 7, English Lit 7, Maths 6, Textiles 6), Emily Stern (English Lang 8, English Lit 8, Maths 8, Child Development D, Geography 8, Media 8, Science 8-7, PE 7). (Note: D refers to a Distinction in a BTEC Level 2 qualification).
Other students who achieved at least 4 A/A* grades (7/8/9 on the new system) included Rawan Ammar , Grace Brown, Harry Capstick, Chloe Crowley, Jack Farris, Molly French, Lauryn Gilbert, Michael Hollebon, Lauren Jamieson, James Johnson, Tristan Jones, Mia Nugent, James Rochelle-Carr, Tabitha Taylor.
Mrs Lees, Principal, commented: “I am proud of our students and grateful to our staff for the work they have put in to achieve such success in an examination regime which demands such resilience and commitment from the young people. They deserve our warmest congratulations for everything they have achieved.”