GCSE Results 2017

GCSE RESULTS 2017- a year of improvement- BEST RESULTS IN RCT for 5A*-C grades including English and Maths

Pupils at St John Baptist High School are celebrating excellent GCSE results this year. The results at the school have improved significantly with more pupils achieving 5 GSCE A*-C grades including English and Maths. We have attined the best results in RCT for pupils achieving 5A*-C grades including English and Maths.  Many pupils had all A* and A grades such as:

Amelia Warren who had 7A*s and 6As who said she was thrilled and wanted to thank her teachers for their hard work and dedication

Carys Edwards- 6A*s and 6As

Bethan Jones- 6A*s, 4As, 1B and Distinction in Additional Maths

Casey Colcombe- 5 A*s, 5As a 1 B

James Oke- 5A*s, 2As, 1B, 1C

Hannah Evans- 4A*s, 5As, 1 B and Distinction in Additional Maths

Rebecca Horton- 4A*s, 8As and Merit in Additional Maths

Payton England- 4A*s, 6As and 1B who said she was thrilled.

Ella Jones- 2A*s, 5As and 4Bs

Mali Lewis- 1A*, 7As, 3Bs and a pass in Additional Maths. She also passed AS Welsh last week as did Georgia Furlong who also did very well in her GCSEs

Alys Birch- 1A* and 7As

Ruby Evans- 1A*, 9AS and 1B

Laugharne Heath- 3 A*s, 5As and 3Bs

Freya Thomas- 1A*, 7As, 2Bs 1C and merit in Additional Maths

Alice Griffiths who has recently represented Wales at senior football also achieved excellent results. She said she worked hard to balance her training for the Welsh team and revision but that it was all worth it as she was so pleased with her results. Another footballer who is with Cardiff City and the school teams, Isaak Davies, also did well in his examinations.

Some younger  pupils in Yr 7 passed a GCSE in Welsh which was thrilling for them.

Dr S M Mitchell, Headteacher, said:

‘I am thrilled at the results that our pupils have attained. They have worked very hard and with great commitment. I have also been impressed by the way that pupils work together and support one another which is a characteristic of their caring nature. These results are also due to the hard work of the staff. I am thrilled that so many pupils have achieved great success and we are looking forward to them returning to St John’s for continued success in their ‘A’ levels. I am extremely proud that our results have improved and extend my congratulations to our pupils and wish them continued success’.

A Level Results 2017

Students at St John Baptist Church in Wales High School have attained excellent ‘A’ level results again this year. Students have worked extremely hard and have achieved great success.

The following pupils have achieved top A*/A grades:

Last year’s Head Boy, Jonathan Saunders will be going to Imperial College London to study Bio Chemistry having attained 2 A*s in Biology and Maths, 2 As in Chemistry and Physics and the WBQ. He is currently on a mission with the church in Brazil helping children along with George Lewis and Matthew Shaw who have also done very well in their ‘A’ levels.

Last year’s Deputy Head Boy, Tomos Walters will be going to Birmingham to study Politics and International Relations. He is excited and looking forward to this. He has worked with great determination to achieve an A* in English Literature, 2As in History and Religious Studies and the WBQ.

Ben Hardcastle achieved an A* in Maths, 2 As in Physics and Chemistry and the WBQ and will be studying Mechanical Engineering in Loughborough. Robin Kingston-Evans is also going to Loughborough to study Chemical Engineering.

Olivia Makin achieved A*s in Art, History and an A in English Literature and will now be going to Loughborough to study Fine Art. Olivia thanked her teachers for all their support.

Amelia Morgan-Gumm achieved superb results and with her A* in Maths, A in Further Maths and A in Physics will be studying Theoretical Physics in University College London.

Sian Miles is delighted to be going to Cardiff University to study Psychology and Chloe Moody will be in Aberystwyth University following her good grades in Art, Biology and English.  Last year’s Head Girl, Rachel Kathrens received a scholarship to study English Literature and performing Arts in Aberystwyth and Callum Samuel who organised the funding for the school defibrillator will be studying Business Management in University of South Wales.

Jacob Morris also achieved top grades in English and Maths.

Dr Susan Mitchell, Headteacher, said:

‘We are proud of all our students and I am thrilled at the success that our students have achieved. They have worked so diligently and the hard work has resulted in students now being able to go onto the next stage. Our A level results day has been wonderful! It is lovely to see so many happy faced. The vast majority of our students have chosen to go to university and it is such an exciting time for them. On behalf of our school community, I wish them continued success in the future. Students have been supported by the staff at the school and I thank staff for the advice that has been given to our students throughout their time at St John’s’.

Pupils in Year 12 also performed well in their ‘AS’ examinations. Head boy David Anthony achieved 4 As in Biology, Chemistry, Maths and Physics.