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GCSE results in Redditch 2013
Updated 3:42pm Thursday 22nd August 2013 in News
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- YOUNGSTERS across Redditch are today nervously ripping open envelopes to reveal the results of their GCSEs.
- Visit out live blog throughout the day to see how our students did.
- And you can share your results' news with us by emailing email@example.com or visit the Redditch Advertiser on Facebook.
REDDITCH'S MP Karen Lumley has added her congratulations to Redditch students for once again gaining magnificent results.
“Once again I am thrilled that young people in Redditch have achieved great results in their GCSEs," she said.
"It is a magnificent turn around from the point when Redditch was red flagged by the Audit Commission just three years ago. I
"believe this shows how good leadership and the introduction of academy status has meant that headteachers have the freedom to do what is best for their school and I congratulate all those teachers and headteachers on the hard work they do for our students in Redditch”.
RT @Trinity_High: Congratulations to all our students! Once again achieving great results. 97% A*-C and 78% A*-C including En…— @amna_khan201 22 August 2013
IT has been another record breaking year at Kingsley College as 64 per cent of the students achieved five or more A*-C grades including English and maths.
Headteacher, Stephen Brownlow, was delighted for both students and their teachers.
He said: "Again we have achieved our best ever set of GCSE results. This achievement is all the greater when across the country there has been a levelling off in performance. I am extremely proud of the students and staff who have worked so hard to achieve these excellent results.
"Examination success equates to life chances for our students who are able to pursue their chosen routes into the sixth form or employment.
"My thanks go to the students, their families and my staff; achievements like this are always a team effort.”
REASON TO CELEBRATE AT KINGSLEY
RT @pickfordrich: “@PatFenelonITV: Pupils at RSA Academy Redditch opening up #GCSE results @RSA_ArrowVale @ITVCentral http://t.co/KS7ydkR1S…— @RebeccaBlake31 22 August 2013
Looks like Redditch youngsters have once again made the grade! Excellent results coming in.— @Helenjclarke 22 August 2013
WE'VE seen the results from Studley High School, and this is a great photo the school has sent of pupils quite obviously thrilled with how they did.
CONFUSED BY YOUR GRADES?
STUDENTS who've received their GCSE results today and are confused as to how they were graded can find out more.
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has reminded GCSE students of their right to see details of how their exams were marked.
Under the Data Protection Act students can ask to see information including:
• A breakdown of their marks
• Examiner’s comments
• Minutes of examination appeals panels
Details of how to request the information can be found at www.ico.org.uk/exams.
David Smith, deputy commissioner, said: “Students have the right under the Data Protection Act to see information held about how their marks were arrived at.
"The information may not lead to their grades being altered, but it could help them to make important decisions about their future, such as whether to re-sit an exam or whether to continue to study a subject.”
Individuals have the right to request information that an organisation holds about them – known as a subject access request – as part of the Data Protection Act.
AT Woodrush High School, headteacher Chris King said he was delighted to report that the school's GCSE students have once again achieved fantastic results.
For a second year running a record breaking 100 per cent of students gained five or more A*-C with 76 per cent gaining five or more A*-C grades, including GCSE English and maths.
81 per cent of students gained top grades in maths and 86 per cent in English. Overall, nearly half of all students gained A*/A grades.
Mr King said: Congratulations to all our students for their successes and we look forward to them starting their ‘A’ Level courses at Woodrush 6th form this September.
"We are delighted with all our students’ hard work and their achievements, and must thank the support of our staff and parents and carers for ensuring that single student, whatever their starting point or ability, finished their GCSE year with at least five A*-C grades.
STAR STUDENTS AT WOODRUSH
THERE was great excitement at Trinity High this morning, not only due to another set of fantastic results, but also as ITV’s ‘Daybreak’ programme chose the school for its live results broadcast.
‘Daybreak’ said the school was chosen as it was the most improved school in England in 2013, and is a fantastic example of a school that has transformed its results over the last three years.
78 per cent of students at Trinity High School achieved five A*-C GCSEs including English and maths. This is 26 per cent above the target for the school, indicating excellent progress.
97 per cent of students achieved five A*-C GCSEs. The school also saw an increase in the percentage of students achieving the highest grade of A*/A.
Marian Barton, headteacher, said: “We are very proud of our students’ achievements. These results stem from high expectations; high expectations in terms of behaviour, teaching and student support.
"These results, together with the experiences and opportunities the students have had over the past three years at Trinity, will mean they have a good foundation from which to build a successful future."
JUBILATION AT TRINITY HIGH
THERE has been a great batch of GCSE results at Studley High School.
A total of 62 per cent of pupils achieved five A*-C GCSEs, including English and Maths, and 77 per cent achieved five or more A*-C overall.
Five star students got straight As and A*s
Headteacher Elaine Young said: “I’m very pleased for them.”
RSA Academy Arrow Vale Students are thrilled after the best results in its history both pre and post-conversion to an academy.
Students achieved 94 per cent five A*-C with a record 63 per cent achieving five A*-C including English and maths.
Results for all groups of students have significantly improved.
Guy Shears, principal, said: “I am absolutely delighted to see our students celebrating such hard earned success which they thoroughly deserve. These results are phenomenal when you consider this cohort of students have exceeded their targets based on prior attainment, by an incredible 25 per cent for five A*-C including English and maths.
"Well done to all and we look forward to further success in the coming year.”
PUPILS CELEBRATE AT RSA ACADEMY ARROW VALE
THERE are celebrations at St Augustine's Catholic High School in Hunt End after a great improvement on last year's results.
It saw 74 per cent of students receiving five or more A*-C GCSEs, including English and maths - a 13 per cent rise on last year's figure of 61 per cent.
Headteacher Tony Quinn said he was delighted for pupils.
YOUNGSTERS across Redditch are today nervously ripping open envelopes to reveal the results of their GCSEs.
Visit our live blog throughout the day to see our students' results as they announced.
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