GCSE results: Lancing College

Pupils at Lancing College are celebrating a successful set of GCSEs with 82 per cent of exams taken scoring A* to B.

Thursday, 25th August 2016, 9:50 am
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 10:51 am
Lancing College's chapel

In total, 59 per cent of GSCEs taken scored A* to A and 66 per cent of pupils scored A* or A in maths.

The average grade across all GSCEs taken was A across art and music, A* or A grades were achieved by more than 70 per cent of pupils who took them.

In the sciences, A*or A grades were achieved by more than 83 per cent of pupils who took them.

Nine pupils achieved a clean sweep of A* and As across all the subjects they took with four gaining an A* in ten or more subjects

Fourteen pupils achieved eight A*s or more.

Dominic Oliver, head master, said: “Our pupils this year have performed exceptionally well, improving on results from 2014 and 2015; they should feel proud of the results that they have achieved.

“As a school we work hard to offer a broad range of subjects and it is especially pleasing to see that our pupils have performed equally well across maths, sciences and also the arts. We saw from last week’s A Level results that this high achievement continues into the Sixth Form.

“The GCSE programme at Lancing aims to bring together exceptional teaching and learning, whilst at the same time providing opportunities for our pupils to explore and develop through co-curricular activities.

“Our role at Lancing is to ensure academic excellence and to provide the best environment for our pupils to flourish. Pupils, parents and staff alike have a great deal to celebrate today.”

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