GCSE Results: Charter School’s GCSE results beat the national average in A*-C grades by 32 per cent

News Desk (26 August, 2016) Education

Scroll down for a list of the school's top-ten-best-performing students

11663Charter School kids jump for joy on GCSE results day

Pupils at The Charter School in Dulwich were jumping for joy yesterday as three quarters of pupils gained five A*-C grades in their GCSE results.

Among the school’s achievements were its claim of beating the national average of A*-C grades by 32 per cent, while 28 per cent of Charter pupils also got five A*-A grades.

Forty-three per cent of students gained the English Baccalaureate, and sixty-four per cent earned at least one A* or A grade.

Head teacher Christian Hicks said: “Pupils flourish here regardless of their circumstances. We are delighted with these outstanding GCSE results – which put us among the top performing state schools in the UK.

“Our year eleven pupils now have strong foundations for success and happiness in their future lives.”

The top-ten-best-performing pupils at the school:
  • Arthur Dobree who gained 10 GCSEs including 6 at grade A* and 3 at grade A
  • Tibor Heskett who gained 10 GCSEs including 5 at grade A* and 4 at grade A
  • Alexander Galouzis who gained 11 GCSEs including 5 at grade A* and 6 at grade A
  • Kate Bernal who gained 10 GCSEs including 5 at grade A* and 5 at grade A
  • Francis Fennelly who gained 10 GCSEs including 6 at grade A* and 4 at grade A
  • Lucas Fothergill who gained 10 GCSEs including 5 at grade A* and 5 at grade A
  • Ella Pound who gained 10 GCSEs including 5 at grade A* and 5 at grade A
  • Isabel Raikes who gained 10 GCSEs including 6 at grade A* and 4 at grade A
  • Alex Bottomley who gained 11 GCSEs including 4 at grade A* and 7 at grade A
  • Carwyn Jones who gained 10 GCSEs including 4 at grade A* and 6 at grade A
Head girl Bisola Otun, with five A grades, and Afua Owusu Ansah who gained one A* and six As

Head girl Bisola Otun, with five A grades, and Afua Owusu Ansah who gained one A* and six As

Several pupils have been praised by their teachers for the progress made since joining the school, including:
  • Head Girl Bisola Otun who gained ten GCSEs including five at grade A
  • Jai Boucher who gained nine GCSEs including two at grade A* and four at grade A
  • Rosie Gage who gained eight GCSEs including one at grade A* and four at grade A
  • Nicko Barber who gained nine GCSEs including one at grade A* and two at grade A
There were significant achievements in grades gained across a range of subjects:
  • 100 per cent A* to C grades were achieved in Music and in Chinese
  • 98 per cent A* to C grades were achieved in Art and 95 per cent  A* to C grades were achieved in English
  • 96 per cent A* to C grades were achieved in Further Science and 80 per cent in Science
  • 95 per cent A* to C grades were achieved in Spanish
  • 92 per cent A* to C grades were achieved in Drama
  • 78 per cent A* to C grades were achieved in Maths
  • 91 per cent A*/A grades were achieved in Music and 88 per cent A*/A grades in Chinese
  • 72 per cent A*/A grades were achieved in Drama

READ MORE: Initial results accross Southwark indicate four per cent overall rise in number of five A* to C grades

 

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