Putney High Celebrates Record GCSE Results

14 girls achieved straight A*s including 3 with 12 A*s

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Charlotte Wootton, Megan O’Shea and Sae Kohara celebrate 12 straight A*s

Putney Pupils Celebrate Stunning A Level Results

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Putney High School is today celebrating record GCSE results, with 93 per cent of entries achieving A* or A grades.  Almost three quarters of girls secured at least 10 A* or A grades, and more than one third earned 11 A* or As.

Three girls – Sae Kohara, Megan O’Shea and Charlotte Wootton - scooped 12 straight A*s while seven achieved 11 straight A*s. Four earned 10 straight A*s. Isabel van der Linden received her results while training with the national centex lacrosse team – little more than a week after co-captaining the England U17 team in a competition staged in Hanover, Germany, to run alongside the Lacrosse World Cup.

Every entry for Chinese earned an A* grade in this the first year that girls have sat GCSE Chinese at Putney. Several of these students will now go on to take A Level Chinese. Headmistress Dr Denise Lodge said:
“With these outstanding results, Chinese now shares the success of more established GCSE languages here at Putney, such as French, German, Spanish and Latin.”

Putney reported 95 per cent A* and A grade passes in the three sciences, with three quarters of science entries achieving A*. Furthermore, 98 per cent of English entries were A* or A.

Results then off to Reading Festival to celebrate!

Other subjects achieving outstanding success included Music, Religious Studies and Statistics, with all entries achieving A* or A grades. The average points per pupil was 574 – another record for the school.

Dr Lodge added: “ It is fitting that these students, who have received such record-breaking results, should now be looking forward to becoming the first to use our state-of-the-art new Sixth Form Centre.”


August 25, 2011