GCSE results 2018: Park School for Girls headteacher is 'very proud' of pupils' results
PUBLISHED: 12:45 23 August 2018 | UPDATED: 12:24 24 August 2018
The GCSE results are coming in for Park School for Girls and 88pc of pupils have met or improved on the grades they achieved in their Year 7 CATs exams.
Intrepid pupils braved wet and windy weather to collect their GCSE examination results from the school, in Park Avenue, this morning (August 23).
Ninety-seven percent of pupils passed five or more GCSEs grade 9 to 4 and the proportion of passes at grades 9 or 8 was 45.5pc.
Headteacher Mrs Androulla Nicholas said: “An integral part of the Park School ethos is to encourage our students to learn how to FAIL [First Attempt in Learning];
“This approach enables students to develop the skills and attitude to studying which gives them confidence and resilience, enabling them to realise their full potential.”
She added: “I am very proud of both the students and the dedicated team of staff who have supported them through their GCSE courses.”