NBS achieves record GCSE results
After the Government’s radical shake up to make GCSE’s tougher, students at Nicholas Breakspear Catholic School have achieved record results four years in a row. It marks another year of excellent academic and personal achievements for students at the school. The school continues to have the highest expectations of its students.
Declan Linnane, Headteacher, commented, “I would like to congratulate all our students on their excellent GCSE results. They have worked extremely hard and these results are a tribute to their commitment, resilience and support for one another. I am incredibly proud of this year group as they have achieved record breaking results at a time of radical changes from the government. I would like to thank the teachers and support staff who have taught and guided our students so effectively. I would also like to acknowledge our parents who have nurtured and encouraged their children throughout their school lives. This collaborative effort between school and home has been a major factor in Nicholas Breakspear Catholic School achieving these results is a fitting end to a great academic year”.
Among the many good results, the following students achieved A*/A grades:
Callum Britton, who achieved the highest grades in the year (12 A*/A), said: “I would like to thank all my teachers for their support in the last five years. I am now looking forward to joining the NBS Sixth form and am really pleased that my consistent hard work has finally paid off. It was all worth it”.
A delighted George Beech was emotional when he received his impressive results of 10 A*/A. He said “Iam so happy and I truly feel that this school cares for each and every one one of us. NBS has enabled me to achieve my full potential”.
Kumayl Gangji, who was also one of the top achievers in the year by achieving 12 A*/A’s, said “I would like to thank all my teachers for believing in me and giving me the confidence to succeed”.
George Lopez who achieved 9 A*/A’s said “I want to thank my parents and teachers for their support throughout my education. The hard work and guidance has certainly paid off”. Merry John, Director: Pupil Achievement and Progress commented: “I am delighted with our students’ results as they have demonstrated dedication and commitment in the years leading up to these examinations. They have been resilient and have learnt to cope with the pressure and demands young people face in today’s society. They have embraced the support the school has offered to ensure their well-being is never compromised. They are indeed a credit to this school community. They have not only produced record breaking results but they should be very proud of what they have achieved and who they have become.”