Slight dip in GCSE results at Gresham’s School in Holt

Delighted Gresham's School pupils picking up their GCSE results. Picture: SUBMITTED

Delighted Gresham's School pupils picking up their GCSE results. Picture: SUBMITTED - Credit: Archant

Gresham's School in Holt saw a dip in its GCSE results this year compared to last year.

Gresham's School pupil Tom Scott who achieved 12 A*s in his GCSEs. Picture: SUBMITTED

Gresham's School pupil Tom Scott who achieved 12 A*s in his GCSEs. Picture: SUBMITTED - Credit: Archant

The number of students achieving five or more A*-C grades including English and maths was 93.3pc - a drop from 97pc.

The amount of students achieving five or more A*-C grades in all subjects was 95.2pc compared to 97pc last year.

Headmaster Douglas Robb said: 'This is a very impressive set of results. I would like to congratulate all of our pupils and thank their parents and teachers for their support. It is wonderful to see that all their hard work has been rewarded.

'I look forward to welcoming them back to Gresham's Sixth Form to study for the IB Diploma or A levels.'


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One of the top-performing students was Weybourne teenager Tom Scott who achieved 12 A*s.

He got the top grades in biology, chemistry, English language, English literature, French, geography, history, Latin, maths, music, physics and Spanish.

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The 16-year-old said: 'I really appreciate the opportunity the school has given me to combine my academic studies with all my extra-curricular interests. My teachers have been amazing and were always on hand with support and encouragement.'

He is a music and academic scholar and plays the trumpet and piano and performs in five different bands and orchestras at Gresham's. He is also a chorister and sings in the school choir, Schola Cantorum.

The teenager plans to study Latin, French, further maths, maths and physics at A level and hopes to win a university place at either Oxford or Cambridge after Gresham's.

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