Loreto High School wishes to congratulate the class of 2017 for their GCSE examination results. At a time when examinations are becoming more challenging it is wonderful to see so many of our students making good progress and achieving well. 65% of our students achieved the new GCSE standard pass of 9-4 in English and 56% achieved 9-4 in Mathematics.
The school is committed to ensuring students achieve their personal best and staff at Loreto High School strive to “go the extra mile” to support students to achieve their full potential. 73% of our cohort achieved GCSE RE which is a further 6% improvement on the 15% improvement the previous year. We are also proud to say that the school maintains its strong Arts and Music reputation with outstanding results for all students in Music, Art and Drama. Results in French, Spanish, PE, Psychology, Biology, Physics, Sport BTEC, Health & Social Care and Food and Nutrition all improved on last year’s results, which is testimony to the hard work and efforts of both staff and students.
53 of our Year 11 students achieved at least 1 A/A*/7/8/9 grades; 13 students achieved 3 or more A/A*/7/8/9 grades and 8 students achieved 5 or more A/A* grades. 15 students gained 11 GCSE grades A*-C, a further 19 students achieved 9 GCSE Grades A*-C. There are many examples of students whose hard work and effort has manifested outstanding results. These include:
- Ewa Hercyk with 12 A* and A grades
- Rory Fitzgerald with 10 A* and A grades and a grade 9
- Bijoux Goddard with 7 A* and A grades
- Edward Asiedu with 7 A* and A grades
- Robert Baines with 7 A* and A grades
Headteacher Catherine Hughes paid tribute to the dedication and commitment of students, staff and parents,
“We are pleased with the examination successes of our students which will now pave the way for future academic and employment opportunities. These results are testimony to the determination and hard work of our students, their parents and all staff in the school. We are also proud that our students achieve academically whilst flourishing morally, spiritually and emotionally. We wish them all the very best for their future success.”
2017 Exam Results Headline Figures:
|Percentage of pupils gaining Grade 4 or above in both English and mathematics GCSEs||49%|
|Average Attainment 8 score per pupil||38.58|
|Percentage of pupils achieving GCSE RE grade C or above||73.2%|
|Percentage of pupils achieving at least one Qualification||96%|