Bolitho: 100 per cent pass rate
STUDENTS at GEMS Bolitho in Penzance have once again achieved outstanding GCSE results with a 100 per cent pass rate across all 24 subjects on offer and 81 per cent gaining five or more at A* to C grades.
Star performer this year was Alex Norris, who attained 13 GCSEs including 11 at A or A*. He has also excelled in astronomy and economics.
Alex said: "I am extremely pleased with my results, which are due to a combination of the hard work and the dedication of the teachers at Bolitho as well as a self-determination to succeed."
Georgie Bond said: "I'm over the moon with my results – I got what I wanted and over."
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Classmate Emma Cox commented: "Happy is an understatement – I am thrilled."
The bilingual section has once again produced outstanding French results, which are well above the national average, meaning that 80 per cent of Year 11 candidates and all of Year 10 candidates achieved an A or A*. Year 10 students also enjoyed success in mathematics, where almost 90 per cent already have a C or above.
A spokesman for the school said: "All of our students are continuing on to further study.
"We wish every success to those leaving us and look forward to welcoming back the students who have chosen to study the International Baccalaureate diploma here at Bolitho."