Students at St Mark’s, Bath, are celebrating today having received their GCSE results after years of hard work and studying. The school is delighted that achievements in public examinations across the curriculum continue to demonstrate the schools commitment to academic excellence and sustained improvement in standards.
72% of all students gained a good pass grade in both maths and English, with almost 66% securing 5 or more GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent for English and maths). Impressively, nearly a quarter of grades in English and maths were at grades 7-9 (equivalent to the old A*-A grade).
In addition to this, 38% of all students gained at least one top grade of A*-A or 7-9, placing our students’ results as amongst the best achieved locally.
Students’ success in subjects across the breadth of the curriculum also highlight further impressive results with 100% of language students securing an A*-C grade, with 55% at the highly coveted A*-A.
Among the many success stories, notable achievements included:
Freddie Eloise J who secured 13 GCSEs with 12 GCSEs at the highest possible grades of A*-A or 7-9 and 1 GCSE at grade B
Bryan C who gained 13 GCSEs with 12 GCSEs at the highest possible grades of A*-A or 7-9 and 1 GCSE at grade B
Dylan K who secured 13 GCSEs at the highest possible grades of A*-B or 7-9 with an exceptional performance across the curriculum, achieving 7 GCSEs at A*-A and 9s in both English Literature and Language
Zac W who secured 12 GCSEs, with 8 at the highest possible grades of A*-A or 7-9
Max W-G who gained 12 GCSEs with 8 at the highest possible grades of A*-A or 7-9
Esi E who secured 11 GCSEs, with 8 at the highest possible grades of A*-A or 7-9
Tia W who achieved 13 GCSEs with 7 at the highest possible grades of A*-A or 7-9
The results come at the end of a very positive academic year for the school, following an impressive set of A level results at the New Sixth last week.
St Mark’s are currently working towards a number of exciting developments, already in the planning stages, that will enable the school to:
- Further improve the educational experience of young people;
- Share and receive expertise and skills from other educational establishments including universities and further education providers;
- Create modern, technology-driven facilities that provide the very best learning environment for students;
- Become firmly established as the school of choice for local families.
The school’s Headteacher, Barnaby Ash, commented, “We are proud of our students’ achievements today and wish them the very best of luck for their exciting future plans.”
“The pace of change and progress at St Mark’s is accelerating and we are looking forward to sharing our successes with our many valued partners at the start of the new term as a sign of our ambitious plans for the future and commitment to the local young people of Bath.”