Gable Hall Proud of it's Students' Success
Jubilant Gable Hall students celebrated a 73% pass rate in English and a 68% pass rate in Maths this morning on results day.
Staff, students and parents were particularly pleased with the robust improvements in English, Maths and Science, with 77% of pupils achieving a grade 4 or above in a Science qualification. The combined English and Maths pass rate rose 7% to 63% (up from 56% in 2017). 41% (100 students) achieved Strong Passes in both English and Maths (up 6% from 35% in 2017).
An impressive 15 departments posted results above 70% with good or better passes, including English, Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Double Science, Citizenship, History, Music, Photography, PE, Graphics, Psychology, RE, Health and Social Care and Performing Arts, indicating the strength, depth and breadth of the curriculum offer at Gable Hall School. Performing Arts achieved 22 Distinction and Distinction * grades across those taking Performing Arts Acting and Production
Notable individual student achievements include:
Former Head Girl, Ella Stanton from Grays, who achieved 12 higher grade GCSEs with 2 grade 9s (A**) in English, 4 grade 8/A*s and 3 grade 7As.
Former Head Boy, Harley Palmer from Corringham, who achieved 9 higher grade passes including a grade 7 in English.
Former Deputy Head Girl, Maya Price from Stanford-Le-Hope, who achieved 12 higher grade passes, including 2 grade 9s in Biology and PE, and 3 grade 8s in English, Chemistry and Physics, as well as 5 A//7 grades.
Former Deputy Head Boy, Toby Merrison from Corringham, who achieved 9 higher grade passes with a Distinction* in Performing Arts Production and
Jasmin Edmead from Corringham,who gained 12 higher grades with a grade 9 in Physics and 5 grade 8s in Biology, Chemistry, Maths, English Literature and PE.
There were several other outstanding achievements including Mollie Lyon with 2 grade 9s in English. Emily Cross, Madeleine Howell, Logan Musgrove, Ben Sargeant, Neve Teager and Jemma Thompson were amongst the elite handful of students celebrating a grade 9 in English. Liam Berry and Isabelle Moran also achieved grade 9 in Maths.
Mr Clive Stokes, Principal of Ortu Gable Hall School, said “Coupled with a superb set of results from Ortu 6th Form Centre last week, our class of 2018 will have excellent opportunities for their next steps based on these fantastic GCSE results, indeed more than a hundred have opted to stay on in the 6th Form. I am so proud of them and deeply grateful for the part that staff and parents have played in their success”.