Outstanding results in English and triple science at Patcham High School

Posted On 20 Aug 2015 at 4:14 pm

Students at Patcham High School got 59 per cent A* to C grades including English and maths which is an increase of 12 per cent from last year.

Deputy Head Mike Newman said: “The average grade per child has increased.

“These results show a real commitment from students.

“In English, the results are outstanding with 76 per cent of students achieving A* to C grades.”

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There were 207 Year 11 students taking GCSEs at Patcham High School.  Seventy five of them took triple science and all of them got A* to C grades.

Paula Sargent, Head Teacher at Patcham High, said: “I am delighted with these results, everyone worked so hard to achieve them.

“I am very proud, not just of the top end results but many students who have exceeded their expectations across a range of subjects.

“It is testament to the hard work of students, parents and staff.”

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Bella Cowland with Patcham High Deputy Head Mike Newman

Bella Cowland find exams difficult but she was very pleased to achieve a B in geography and a C in French in spite of dyslexia and panic attacks.

Next year she will study early year’s education and child care.

Bella and her mother would like to thank the geography department, in particular, and the Special Educational Needs department for their support.


Dora Gellen comes from Hungary and spoke very little English when she arrived at Patcham High School three years ago.  She achieved seven A*s, two A’s and two merits.

Dora’s friend, Maria Kawik, got all A*s and A’s in her GCSEs.

Dora Gellen and Maria Kawick at Patcham High School

Dora Gellen and Maria Kawick at Patcham High School

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