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Tonbridge and Malling school pupils celebrate GCSE results

21 August 2014
by James Walker

Thousands of pupils discovered their long-awaited GCSE results today. Here's a round-up of reactions from schools across Tonbridge and Malling. 

Aylesford School, in Teapot Lane, Aylesford, are celebrating their best ever GCSE results, with 55% of grades between A* and C.

Aylesford School's Year 11 Maths Group with mathes teacher Ali Razzak

Aylesford School's Year 11 Maths Group with mathes teacher Ali Razzak

Of particular note was Tom Young who will be heading to Maidstone Grammar School’s sixth form.

He secured nine GCSEs, including three As and one A*.

Hugh Christie Technology College in Tonbridge saw the number of pupils achieving five or more GCSEs, including English and mathematics, was 54%, an 8% increase. 

The Hayesbrook School in Brook Street, Tonbridge, saw over half of its pupils achieved five A* to C grades, including English and mathematics.

Leading the way with top marks were Osher Beveridge, Paul Crisp, Nicholas Garaty, William Lydden, Callum Porritt and Robbie Rickard who all achieved four Grade A or A* awards. 

Tonbridge School, celebrated its best ever GCSE results with 100% of all exams marked at A* to C, and a record breaking number of A*s.

In total 73% of pupils  scored at the top mark, beating last year’s record of 66%. 

The Malling School saw a record number of A and A* grades.

The school equaled its results from last year, with 44% of students achieveing A* to C grades

Among those celebrating was Dominka Warecka who, having only started studying for her GCSEs in September after moving from America, bagged two A*s, three As and four Bs.

Malling School's headteacher Carl Roberts congratulates Dominka Warecka

Malling School's headteacher Carl Roberts congratulates Dominka Warecka

She will head to Invicta Grammar School in September to study Biology, Chemistry, English Literature and Maths with a view towards a degree in medicine. 

At Tonbridge Grammar School, in Deakin Leas, 75 pupils gained 10 or more A*s or As with 19 securing at least 10 of the top mark.

Overall, 88% of all results were graded at A or higher.

At The Judd School, in Brook Street, Tonbridge, 51% of all exam entries were graded as A*.

A record 21 pupils achieved 10 A* marks or better and over 90% of its 131 pupils got five As or better.

Every pupil gained five A*s to C.

Holmesdale Technology College, in Malling Road, Snodland, enjoyed great success in Science and Languages this year with 81% achieving good grades in Chemistry and 88% in Spanish.

Holmesdale pupils Reis Gilham, Ryan Crandley and Ben Olding on results day

Holmesdale pupils Reis Gilham, Ryan Crandley and Ben Olding on results day

Head teacher Julia Campbell said: “I am absolutely delighted for the students who have worked so hard and for the teachers who have taught them."

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