GCSE RESULTS DAY: Eckington head congratulates students on '˜exceptional' results

The headteacher of Eckington School has congratulated his Year 11 students on their '˜excellent' GCSE results.

Thursday, 24th August 2017, 1:19 pm
Updated Monday, 11th September 2017, 12:46 pm
Eckington School pupils pick up their GCSE results. Natasha Carr, Tilly Simpson, Lucy Hattersley, Lauren Butler, Amy Gardiner and Emily Nicholson.

Patrick Cummings said his students had done ‘exceptionally well’ and had matched national scores in English and mathematics at A*-C (or 9-4 as they are now called).

In Science, A/A*and A*-C results exceeded national results and across all subjects total awards at A*/A jumped to nearly 20%.

He also singled out a number of the school’s high flyer’s for particular attention.

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Eckington School pupils pick up their GCSE results. Lucy Hattersley, Emily Nicholson, Tilly Simpson and Lauren Butler

• Tilly Simpson: 2 grade 9s, 8 A*s (Note: this is among the best scores in the country!)

• Natasha Carr: 4 A*s, 7As

• Isobel Buckle: 4A*s, 5As, 2Bs

• Emily Harvey: 1 grade 9, 3A*s, 6As, 1B

Eckington School pupils pick up their GCSE results. Georgia Priestly and Isobel Buckle

• Georgia Priestley: 2A*s, 6As, 3Bs

• Mollie Booker: 1 grade 9, 2A*s, 7As, 1C

• Chloe Carmody: 4A*s, 5As, 2Bs

• Charlotte Nowell: 3A*s, 5As, 2Cs

Eckington School pupils pick up their GCSE results. Lucy Hattersley, Emily Nicholson, Tilly Simpson and Lauren Butler

• Chloe Mosley: 3A*s, 6As, 1C

• Caity Collins: 1A*, 5As, 3Bs, 1C

• Emily Nicholson: 1 grade 9, 2A*s, 5As, 1B, 1C

• Laura Webster: 2A*s, 5As, 3Bs

Eckington School pupils pick up their GCSE results. Georgia Priestly and Isobel Buckle