GCSE Results 2016/17

Press Release 24th August 2017

Chepstow School Celebrates Record GCSE Results

We are thrilled that our students have achieved tremendous results this year at GCSE.

Students have made exceptional progress in a year that has seen many changes to GCSE exams in Wales.  They excelled in particular in the brand new GCSE English Language, where 83% of the cohort achieved grades A*-C, with 32% achieving at A*/ A, and in the new Maths GCSE where 79% of the cohort gained A*-C grades. 73% of students gained both maths and English GCSEs, and 70% of students gained at least 5 A*-C grades including the new English and Maths qualifications.

We are proud of all of our students but particularly noteworthy achievements are:

Molly Van Buren, who achieved 10A*, 2A

Sam Morse, who achieved 7A*, 3A, 2B

Grace Nicholls, who achieved 6 A*, 6A

Isabelle Roberts, who achieved 6A*, 5A

Zachary Gomersall, who achieved 5A*, 5A, 1B, 1C

100% of students have achieved qualifications, and all have a chosen progression route.

Claire Price Headteacher says

“I am incredibly proud of the results of all of our students this year. During a time of great change in the qualifications system our students have risen to the challenges set and achieved outstanding grades across all subjects.  They have done this as well as being involved in a wide range of leadership, sporting and creative enrichment activities and have been superb ambassadors for our school.  This couldn’t have been achieved without the fantastic partnership with parents and carers and the commitment and dedication from all school staff.  Our whole child approach to our students is what makes Chepstow School a special and inspiring place to be.”

Craig Bridgeman, Chair of Governors says

“I am delighted at the rise in GCSE results at the school. These results will prepare them well for their future progression routes.  We are delighted that so many are returning to our excellent 6th form. The Governing body wish to congratulate all our young learners on their successful results and thank the dedicated staff at the school and the parents who collectively provide the support, belief and guidance to improve our young people’s future lives . A big well done and good luck in the next stage of development and academic achievement for all our students.”