GCSE Results 2014: The Weald, Billingshurst

Students from the Weald, Billingshurst are celebrating today (August 21) after what headteacher Peter Woodman described as ‘another really uplifting day’ at the school.

He said 70 per cent of students gained five or more GCSEs at A*-C including English and maths and 90 per cent of students achieved five or more GCSEs at A*-C grades.

“Today is another really uplifting day at The Weald.

“It was fantastic to see the looks on student faces as they opened envelopes to see their results and that the hard work that they had put in over the last three years has paid off. “Getting good results opens doors and gives choices to their next phase of education.

“The results show another step forward in achievement for us as a school.

“Most pleasing was that students from across the whole ability range have done well and reached and exceeded their targets.”

Top performers included Rachel Harvey with 12 A*s and 1 A, Niamh Donnelly, Fionnuala O’Sullivan and Eleanor Schirn with 10 A*s and 1 A and James Rose with 10 A*s.

Mr Woodman added: “We have been thrilled with the depth of highest performers this year with over 15 per cent of the year group achieving 8 or more A* or A grades.”