October 19, 2017

DSTC GCSE Examination Results

Following on from a Good Ofsted in March 2017 the Year 11 students at DSTC have achieved well. This is in a year where the current English and maths results cannot be compared to previous years due to the nature of the reformed GCSEs.

72% of students gained a standard pass in English, of which 55% achieved a strong pass and 3 achieved the coveted and rare grade 9. 58% achieved a standard pass in maths with 3 students achieving a grade 8. Overall 52% of students achieved a standard pass in English and maths combined. These are excellent results for all concerned.

Notable successes: (%A* to C) include Textiles – 88%, Media – 83%, Biology – 77%, Chemistry – 74%, Product Design – 75%

Highlighted students are:

Vili Koleva with 3 A*, 3 grade A’s, 1 grade B, 1 grade C, English Language grade 6, English Literature grade 8 and Maths grade 8.
Rebecca Copsey with 1 A*, 5 grade A’s, 1 grade B, English Lang grade 8, English Literature grade 9 and Maths grade 8.
Bella Coleman with 6 grade A’s, 1 grade B, English Language grade 7, English Literature grade 8 and Maths grade 7.
Arinola Ogunjimi with 6 grade A’s, 1 grade B, English Language grade 6, English Literature grade 8 and Maths grade 7.
Amber Barnes with 4 grade A’s, 1 grade B, 1 grade C, English Language grade 8, English Literature grade 9 and Maths grade 6.

GCSE

The Principal, Mrs Davis said – ‘I am delighted that so many girls achieved good grades and that the results for English Language and Literature were outstanding. The changes in the Maths and English examinations added pressure to an already difficult time for students but they did their best and should be pleased with their results, as we are.’