Students and teachers at Wade Deacon High School are once again celebrating outstanding examination results and exceptional achievements with a red carpet reception for their Class of 2017. Despite significant turbulence within education and significant reforms to examinations, students at Wade Deacon High School continue to thrive.
The commitment of students and staff resulted in 78% of students making outstanding progress across the full range of subjects, with 81% of students achieving an A* - C (9-4) grade in English and 81% in Mathematics reflecting excellent achievements. 52% of students achieved the demanding English Baccalaureate qualification and three quarters of students achieved at last one A* /A grade. Examination results in Separate Sciences stand out, with over 50% of students achieving an A*/A grade in Chemistry and Biology and 66% achieving an A*/A in Physics. Creative Arts at Wade Deacon High School continues to be a key strength with another set of fantastic examination results.
Amidst some outstanding individual achievements, most notable was the performance of fourteen students who secured A* to A (9-7) grades in every subject: Raphael Ardani, Megan Barlow, Libby Cope, Zara Cowan, Patricia Davies, Jasmine Lee, Lara McCaffrey, Olivia McHugh, Hannah Mead, Alex Murray, Sophie Quayle, Katie Stone, Isabelle Whitby and Emily Woodward. Raphael Ardani joins an elite group of students from across the country who were awarded a grade 9, equivalent to an A**, in Mathematics, English Literature and English Language.