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Best ever GCSE results for Hampshire Collegiate School

Published by Embley on Thursday 21st of August 2014

Pupils and staff at Hampshire Collegiate School (HCS) are celebrating today after receiving the school's best ever GCSE results, with rises across all headline measures.

An impressive 93% of pupils gained five or more A*-C GCSEs including English and maths a strong leap of 10 percentage points on last summer.

This improvement was visible across the board as the proportion of pupils earning the very top A* and A grades this summer climbed four percentage points to 39%.

Last week HCS also celebrated its best ever A Level results when the proportion of entries achieving A* and A grades rose 10 percentage points to an impressive 34%, with 17% of all A Levels earning the top A* grade.

Emma Kate-Henry, Principal of Hampshire Collegiate School, said:
'I am thrilled with these GCSEs results, which cap an excellent two weeks for us in which we also achieved the school's best ever A Levels. These grades are fitting reward for the very hard work of our students and staff and we look forward to celebrating as a school in September when our Year 11s return as Sixth Formers.'

Amidst the whole-school success, some notable individual achievements stood out, including:

* Emily Watson, Compton, Winchester achieved 10 A*s and 1 A grade. She said: 'I am very happy.'
* Stuart McClune, Landford, Salisbury achieved 9 A*s and 2A
* Polly Hooton from Lockerly, Romsey gained 8 A*s and 3 As said: 'I am really happy!'
* Nathan Hunt Romsey gained 7 A*s, 3 As and 1 B commented: 'It's good I exceeded expectations.'
* Jenny Cropley, Sparsholt, Winchester 8 A*s, 1 A and a B grade
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