Winter Newsletter 2015 - page 3

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GCSE AWARDS
Congratulations go to the
following students who received
these special awards:-
LISA ROKER AWARD
Alice Mills
(given for caring service,
personality and willingness to give
time)
HEADTEACHER’S AWARD
Jade Clee
DARTINGTON AWARD
Ollie Mathews
(given for academic excellence)
H.M. THE QUEEN’S GOLDEN
JUBILEE “ICEBERG” AWARD
Alana Chokarian
(given for contribution to Music
and time given in the school
community)
DALZELL AWARD FOR
HUMANITIES
Eleanor Mann
(given for excellence in Humanities)
HEAD OF YEAR AWARD
Discovery—Bluebell Munro
Endeavour—Beth Challice
Endurance—Ollie Staines
Resolution—Olivia Treml
SCIENCE AWARD – Billy
Shambrook
DAYLIN BROWN AWARD
Zac Cross
(given for being a role model and
achieving success despite finding
academic journey a challenge)
GOOD CITIZENSHIP AWARD
Paige Coggins
(given for being an outstanding
leader within the school
community)
Excellent GCSE Results
The class of 2015 was one of the school’s most successful with 64% of pupils
achieving 5 or more A* to C grades including mathematics and English. GTS
continue to outperform national targets and trends.
64% attained 5 A* - C Including English and Mathematics;
78% attained A* - C in English Language;
73% attained A*-C in Mathematics
Languages at GTS continue to perform well above national standards with 92%
attaining A*-C in French and 85% attaining A*-C in Spanish. Other languages taken
at GTS – Russian, Italian, Portuguese and Latin – all attained 100% A*-C.
64% attained Our highest attaining pupils were; Ollie Mathews, James Jolliffe, William
Huxtable, Ollie Staines, Noah Stevens, Max Thomas, Bean Travis, Amy Cornish,
Katie Smith, Alexandra Bailey, Billy Blackburn, Emily Hunt, Aidan Wright, Shannon
Hughes, Beth Tiner, Beth Challice, Brogan Johnson, Harry Lambert, Frances
Langbridge, Eleanor Mann, Leah Nudds, Jac Simpson and India Snow.
GTS gains national recognition again! Top Ten
School for second year running.
Recent data places GTS in the top 10% nationally for pupil progress for the second
year running. This reflects the effort and dedication of the school and the whole
community in ensuring that all pupils gain their ‘personal best’. Congratulations to all
last year’s Year 11, we wish them every success in the future..
GCSE Results 2015
64% : 5A* - C
Including English and
Maths
Second Year running
GTS in the top 10% of
schools in the country for
the academic progress
students make
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