JOG Celebrates Impressive Post 16 Results

In a year full of highlights, staff and students at The John of Gaunt School are celebrating another excellent set of exam results.

Overall the Average Point Score (APS) for students this year has increased to an impressive 97 points with 20% of all grades either an A* or A.   An array of subjects performed particularly well, these included Maths, Art, Physics, English Literature, History and BTEC Performing Arts. Most notable grades were in Maths where 100% of students gained A*-B grades, in Art where 85% of students gained A*-B grades and in Physics where 80% of students gained A*-B grades.

Students performing exceptionally well in their A Levels include Jamie West who achieved top grades (A*) in all 4 subjects, Maths, Further Maths, Physics and Chemistry. He heads to Durham University to read natural Sciences. Ellen Hendry and Alfie Hoar both achieved A*AA and will continue their studies at Oxford University, where Ellen will be studying English and Alfie will be reading Physics and Philosophy. Twin sisters Ashleigh Sutton and Eloise Sutton were both rewarded with A*A* A grades. Ashleigh goes to Loughborough University to read Geography and Eloise will head to Birmingham University to study Biological Sciences.  Jordan Stewart, secured a place at Queen Mary’s London to read medicine. These impressive results mean 48 out of 53 students have now been accepted by their chosen universities.

It is an exciting time at The John of Gaunt School, with numbers increasing and capital work continuing over the summer holiday, including the installation of a café that will specifically cater for Post 16 students.

Assistant Headteacher, Linda Baines said, ‘I am so pleased for our students and parents, they have achieved a wonderful set of results which is testament to their hard work and resilience.’

Headteacher Paul Skipp said, ‘We are all delighted to see that the dedication and hard work of our young people has culminated in an exceptionally positive set of results. Staff, students and their parents have worked tirelessly together this year and we are delighted with the fantastic results they have achieved. As a school we are moving from strength to strength, we have had a lot to celebrate recently and we are looking forward to even further success this year’.

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