Ffynone House School News
Ffynone House pupils celebrate GCSE success - again!
It was another bumper year of exam success as pupils at Ffynone House School in Uplands, Swansea celebrated today after receiving their GCSE exam results.
The school received an outstanding 93% A*-C pass rate at GCSE. The school reinforced its reputation for outstanding achievement in the sciences with 96.4% A*-B pass rates in Chemistry and Biology. In the key subjects of English Language, English Literature and Mathematics the school also received outstanding results.
Out of a field of exceptional entrants, the following pupils are worthy of special attention because of their achievements
- Aqil Bhat who achieved 10 A* Grades
- Jacinta Yap who achieved 9 A* and 1A grade
- Amelia Kidwell who achieved 8 A* and 2A grades
- Zahra Ali who gained 7A* and 3 A grades
- Thomas Werner who gained 7A* and 3A grades
- Sophie Paulus who received 7A*'s, 2A's and a B (This is in addition to a GCSE A* achieved last year in Dance).
- James Teesdale who gained 6A*'s, 3A's and a B
- Ruby Bender who scored 5A* and 5A grades
- Ben Bodycombe achieved 5A*'s, 4A's and a B
The school also entered four year 10 pupils for early entry Mathematics. All four pupils, Ho Hon Lo, Joe Paulus, Huw Fry and Emily Luperini-Lewis were awarded A*'s or A's in their exams. They will build on their successes next year studying Additional Mathematics and Statistics in addition to their other GCSE subjects.
All of the pupils who entered the exams achieved grades to be proud of reflecting the schools focus on hard work and its aim of encouraging pupils to achieve the best of their abilities.
Head teacher at Ffynone House School, Nicola Walker, commented,
"I am delighted with our pupils GCSE results and would like to congratulate them all on their success. These results will allow the students to take the next important step, whether that be A Levels, further study or into the world of work".
The results come a week after the announcement that Ffynone House School pupils had achieved a 100% pass rate in the A Levels and the Head Boy and Head Girl had both received four A Grades at A Level.