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Old Swinford Hospital Celebrates GCSE Results

August 22nd, 2013
GCSE '13 re-sized

Students at Old Swinford Hospital have once again produced some outstanding performances in their GCSE examinations, particularly three students who were awarded eight grade A*.

The percentage of results awarded at A* to C grades in five or more subjects was 81.11%.  The percentage of results awarded at A* to C grades in five or more subject including English and Maths was 71.11%.

 

Some of the outstanding achievements were:

George Hadfield from Belbroughton achieved 8 grade A* and 2 grade A

Bradley Bush from Redditch achieved 8 grade A* and 2 grade A

Blake Lewis from Stourbridge achieved 8 grade A* and 2 grade A

Sam Russell from Kinver achieved 6 grade A* and 3 grade A

Orlando Chan from Hong Kong achieved 5 grade A* and 4 grade A

Michael Ellis from Stourbridge achieved 5 grade A* and 3 grade A

 

Commenting on the results, Headmaster Peter Jones said ”We are delighted that in a very tough year, our brightest students have achieved exceptional results, including those who gained eight A*.  These results reward a good deal of hard work and dedication from students and staff alike. However, we are disappointed with what appears to be a downward trend nationally.”

 

Picture shows from left to right:  Headmaster Peter Jones with Bradley Bush, Blake Lewis, George Hadfield and Sam Russell