Yarm School is celebrating fantastic GCSE results with two-thirds of all exams sat achieving the new grade 7 or above, a figure significantly higher than the regional and national averages.
Almost a quarter of the year group achieved a 9, the new top grade, in Mathematics. One-fifth of the year group sat the Further Mathematics exam, with a stunning 50% being awarded the highest grade, A* distinction, which is only available in Further Mathematics.
Thirteen pupils achieved the impressive feat of a 10 or more 9/8 grades Catherine Arrol (10), Emily Clements (11), Ayra Cheema (10), Alex Dunn (10), Eesha Gujjuri (10), Yash Gulve (10), Aislinn Kalyan (11), Jezabelle Leith-Ross (10), Dominic Lowe (11), Kirsty Macleod (10), Ayetallah Mostafa (12), Aditya Raviprakash (11) and Lucy Wilkinson (11).
Headmaster David Dunn said: “I am extremely proud of the pupils and their teachers for their hard work and determination, which is reflected in this set of outstanding results. These results follow on from last week’s superb A level results which saw us comfortably placed as the highest performing school in the area.
It is especially pleasing to that these high grades have been achieved in traditional academic subjects, which are valued by top universities and employers.”