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25 August 2011, 12:02 | Updated: 25 August 2011, 12:07
Students across the country have been picking up their GCSE results today
Nearly a quarter got an A or A star.
The overall pass rate, that's a C or above, is almost 70 per cent.
Oakgrove School have once again achieved excellent GCSE results following their past exam success since opening in September 2005. The estimated headline figure for A* - C grade passes is 88%, with over 65% of students attaining 5 A*-C passes including English and Mathematics.
Key student achievements include Patiya Green who achieved an outstanding 10 A*s across all her subjects. Twin sisters, Beatrice and Hester Ormerod, also achieved remarkable results with 19 A* stars between them - a superb sister act! Fellow student Charlotte Pearson gained a tremendous twelve A*s, six A grades and an A for AS level French.
Core academic subjects performed exceptionally strongly. There were record breaking Maths results with 76% of students gaining A* - C passes and excellent achievements in Modern Foreign Languages including A*s in Russian for Irena and Mary Chivers.
Peter Barnes, Headteacher, was delighted with Oakgrove School’s GCSE summer results stating that, "they demonstrated that excellent performance could be achieved in rigorous academic subjects."