|Girls Take On Sciences & Languages – And Triumph|
As Putney High School celebrates outstanding GCSE results
Putney High School is today celebrating outstanding GCSE results, with more than 88% of entries achieving A* or A grades. Almost two thirds of girls secured at least 10 A* or A grades, and 30% earned at least 11 A* or As. Five girls achieved 12 A* or As. Five students achieved all A* grades.
In the three sciences, some 93% of entries achieved an A* or A grade. In Chemistry, almost three quarter of all entries earned an A*. Every one of the 81 girls in the year sat separate exams in all three sciences.
Overall in Languages, more than 92% of entries achieved A* or A grade. More than one third of the cohort chose to study Chinese, with 97% of those entries earning an A* grade. In both French and Spanish more than 93% of entries were A* - A, with Spanish achieving 80% A* and French earning 70% A*. Latin achieved 100% A* - A, with 75% A*.
In English, almost two thirds of entries were A* with 93% A*-A grade. In English Literature, 95% were A* - A grade. Other subjects achieving outstanding results included DT (94% A*-A grade); Music (94% A* -A); PE (100% A* – A) and Religious Studies (92% A*-A). In all, almost two thirds of all subjects achieved over 90% A* or A grades.
Headmistress Dr Denise Lodge said:
August 22, 2013