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Gordon’s School’s Surrey Smash Pass Rate Record

Published on: 26 Aug, 2018
Updated on: 26 Aug, 2018

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The hard work, sacrifice and dedication has paid off at Gordon’s School at West End, near Woking.

Once again A-level students have excelled with a 100% pass rate, smashing a school record in which 95% of entries were graded A* – C.

Students from the co-educational state residential and day boarding school, which is in the top 1% of the country for progress at GCSE and A-level achieved:

They did it! A-level students from Gordon’s School, West End, near Woking, who helped smash a school record.

45% of entries were graded A* – A
75% of entries were graded A* – B
95% of entries were graded A* – C

Among the many A-level successes, Edrick Ho and Callum Sumpter both earned places at Oxford and Cambridge respectively and Danyal Khan achieved three A*s and an A.

Doctors in the making Lexi Genetay and Zara Cracroft’s results mean they will realise their dreams of studying medicine.

Tate Pilgrim, who completed 40 hours of helicopter flying this summer and is on course to pass his private pilot’s licence, is now set to study for his commercial pilot’s licence in Leicester.

And Josh Papworth’s two A*s and an A will see him heading off to Bristol University for mechanical engineering. He said: “I worked really hard for them. All the weeks and months of revision – it’s really great to see it’s paid off.”

Andrew Moss, head teacher of Gordon’s said: “We are delighted with this set of results, particularly our record results at A* – C, which is testament to the hard work and determination of our students together with that of our staff and their dedication in helping students achieve their very best.”

In the new-style GCSE exams, more than 90% of the students achieved the traditional gold standard of five or more GCSE grades including English language and maths.

Members of the Gordon’s School Pipes and Drums Band at the passing out parade at the Army Training Regiment, Pirbright.

Also making Gordon’s history was the school’s iconic Pipes and Drums Band.

They became the first non-military band to take part in a parade at the Army Training Regiment, Pirbright when they played at the passing out parade. The musicians joined the musicians of the Royal Logistic Corps for the passing out of troops from Morley and Dalton.

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