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Pupils at Bishop Douglass continue to excel in GCSE results

Congratulations to the class of 2022 at Bishop Douglass who have achieved excellent GCSE results after what has been a very difficult 3 years for the pupils, with 9-5 grades across a wide range of subjects, as well as many grade 4-9 grades in English and Maths. An impressive 75% of pupils achieved 4-9 in English, while 78% of pupils achieved 4-9 in Maths.

Headline figures this year continue strong and follow on from a hugely successful set of 2022 A Level and BTEC results last week.

Amongst the many success stories, Joan Pau Jaen Mendoza achieved a grade 9 in eleven subjects including: Maths, Further Maths, Physics and Computer Science, Biology, Chemistry, Geography, RE, French, Spanish and English Language – the highest results possible in these subjects. Joan Pau commented:

“The teachers at Bishop Douglass really helped me to achieve my potential – the extra classes and revision sessions they put on made a big difference. There is a close-knit community at Bishop Douglass and everyone pushes you on to succeed.”

 Highlights from Bishop Douglass GCSE results include:

·         Number of pupils who achieved GCSE Maths at grade 4 or better: 78%

·         Number of pupils who achieved GCSE English at grade 4 or better: 75%

·         Number of pupils who achieved GCSE Maths and GCSE English at grade 4 or better: 75%

·         Number who achieved five or more GCSEs at grades (9-4) including English and Maths: 74%

In addition to the excellent exam results in core subjects, there have been many other spectacular individual performances. Bishop Douglass vision is in pursuit of excellence, and high-achiever  Naomi Cevik aspires to study to become a vet in the future. She credited the quality of teaching at Bishop Douglass with helping her to achieve her goals:

“I have had fantastic and inspiring teachers during my time at Bishop Douglass. The environment at the school encourages you to work hard and achieve your best. They teach you to work independently”.

Headteacher Martin Tissot commented: “The excellent results this year are the product of hard work from all our pupils and staff. We are delighted with their achievements and we look forward to welcoming our highly talented pupils back to Bishop Douglass Sixth Form in September.”