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

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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