York High School: High flying students pictured with their top grades

20 Aug 2020 @ 11.52 am
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Kim Carter got grade 9 English

Lots of smiling faces at York High School today. Here’s why…

English

Aaliyah Hewitt got a grade 8 in English
Charlotte Davidson got a grade 7

Clair Kitchen, deputy head teacher in charge of teaching and learning, said: “The English department  are extremely proud of our Year 11 students and feel that this is representative of the resilience that they have shown not just this year but throughout their journey at York High School.”

Maths

Grace Arnold got grade 8

Nineteen students were awarded a 7+ in Maths.  Head of mathematics Jonathan Byrne said “This is a true reflection of the collective commitment and effort that these students have shown throughout their 5 years at York High School”.

Humanities

Michal Kalucki: grade 9 in history
Bobbie Merrick got a grade 9 in history

Head of humanities Steve Hard said: “These are a fantastic set of results across the humanities subjects.

“Excellent progress has been made in history, geography and religious studies. An incredible amount of work over the last two years from both students and teachers, has been rewarded today.

“Pupils Michal Kalucki and Bobbie Merrick have both made exceptional levels of progress and fully deserve their grade 9s.

“A huge congratulations and thank you, to all those involved in these wonderful results.”

Science

Eleanor Spencer received a grade 8 in biology

Ash Drury, head of science, said: “We are incredibly proud of all our Y11 scientists. These results are the payoff for two years of their hard work, aspiration and resilience.

“There are too many great grades to mention them all here, but a special mention to Beth Potter, who got a grade 9 in biology, and Josh Dalton who achieved a grade 8 in physics. Well done everyone!”