Students and staff at Cullompton Community College, a co-operative school in Devon, are delighted with this year’s exceptional GCSE results which represent massive progress for the year group and demonstrate yet another year of dramatic improvement with a 5 per cent increase on the previous year.
Students achieved 73 per cent in the GCSE gold standard of 5+A*-C including English and maths and scored an impressive 36 per cent success in the Ebacc subjects of English, Mathematics, Humanities and Languages. Joint English and maths outcomes were 75 per cent and English A*-C results were stunning at 88 per cent, with maths also far exceeding national benchmarks with 78 per cent A*- C. Progress in Maths and English show students making massive gains. Science equally scored highly with 100 per cent in the separate Sciences and Core and Additional Science 2+ A*-C achieving 63 per cent.
Head teacher Julie Phelan commented: “Results confirm that students did magnificently as a result of subject specialist, quality teaching and our consistent belief in high aspiration and the absolute conviction that each individual should reach their best. As Headteacher I couldn’t be more pleased with this stunning set of results and I would like to thank all the students, parents for their hard work and dedication and the staff for always being prepared to go the extra mile.
“We celebrate this outstanding achievement against the backdrop of a nationally increasing level of challenge which makes the outcomes of our students all the more impressive.”