Students open their GCSE results

St Thomas More Catholic School is delighted to have further improved its GCSE outcomes against all of the new measures introduced by the government. The school has received some outstanding results with students gaining A* to C grades including 81% German, 77% English Literature, D.T. (Resistant Materials) 90.5% and Media which was completed in just one year at 83.3%.

There were a number of outstanding student performances where students achieved at least 8 GCSE grades at A* and A including Manraj Besran, Sasha Chand, Keerthana Kamalnanathan, Rosa Lewis, Sarah Osei, Neha Pal and Daniels Valdemanis.

Charley Jeynes, collected her GCSE results today including A* grades in mathematics, RE, English literacy, history, science and health and social care. Charley said she was really pleased of her results. “I’m really proud to be at a student at St Thomas More. What I like most about the school is the welcoming atmosphere and the staff.” Charley will be staying on at the school to study A-levels and hopes to progress to university afterwards.

Fellow classmate Rosa Lewis, who achieve A and A* grades in all her GCSE subjects, plans to go on to do A-Levels and, eventually, university to study history and English.

Khadijah Djenne Corlis, who achieved A grades in mathematics, RE, English literacy, history, science and A* in art and design, said that she is leaving St Thomas More with the qualifications and life skills to “hopefully be successful, happy and wealthy.” Khadijah said the thing she liked most about the school were the people, “I’ll be taking away lifelong memories with me. I’ll always remember my school friends and staff.”

Daniels Valdmanis studied computing (A), history (A*), science (A*) and art (A*) and is looking forward to returning to St Thomas More sixth form in September and wants to gain a position in computer engineering afterwards. Daniels said, “I am so pleased with my results. I can’t wait to come back and start my A-levels.”

Calvin Bahia received A* in Mathematics, and A grades in history and science and is intending to stay on at Sixth Form to study for A Levels. He hopes this will lead to a future career in accountancy and investment banking.

Headteacher Sarah Hatfield added, “I am very proud of the GCSE results achieved this year. It has been a great academic year for the school and we are very proud of the accomplishments of our students. We look forward to welcoming back many of them in September as they move up into our Sixth Form.“