Bumper year for Brigg’s Sir John Nelthorpe School

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STUDENTS at Sir John Nelthorpe School in Brigg have achieved outstanding GCSE results, with 75 per cent gaining five or more passes at A*-C including English and mathematics and 92 per cent of the students achieving five or more GCSE passes at A*-C.

Headteacher Mrs Hewlett-Parker said: “These results are exceptional; our students have excelled this year.

“As our specialist subjects are mathematics and science we are particularly pleased that a phenomenal 90 per cent achieved an A*-C grade.”

Science has also had a bumper year, with 96 per cent of students passing two or more science subjects at grade C or above, with many other subjects also making significant increases this year.

“This is a reflection of the expertise and dedication of our staff,” added Mrs Hewlett-Parker.

“They have high expectations of all our students and achieve them.

“We anticipate a high number will return to the sixth form to continue their studies with us in September.”

There were exceptional individual student results - Kimberley McDonald passed 12 subjects at A*, with Benjamin Jowett and Lucy Thomas each passing nine subjects at A* and two at A grade.

Mrs Hewlett-Parker said: ”I am proud of all the students.

“They have worked extremely hard to achieve their target grades at all levels.

“It has been a bumper year for Sir John Nelthorpe School as last week the A level students in the sixth form achieved a 100 per cent pass rate.”