Christ Church CE Primary and Nursery Academy welcomed Dominic Herrington the Regional Schools Commisioner for a visit on Friday 15th September.
Picture shows L-R, Mark Talbot, DCAT’s Chief Education Executive, Dominic Herrington, RSC and Anne Hanney, Headteacher of Christ Church.
Central CE Academy Year 6 pupils have been enjoying a 3 day residential at Cobnor Activity Centre. They have been sailing, canoeing and raft building.
With just 2,000 students in the UK achieving a Grade 9 in the recent GCSE English Language, English Literature and Maths exams, one student at St Catherine’s College made sure his name was among the select few.
Luke Herring, who is heading to college this September, showed his outstanding academic talents by hitting top marks in the three core subjects.
Mark Talbot, Principal at St Catherine’s College, said:
“We are very proud of Luke and know that he will thrive when he starts his studies at college.
“Our new academic year has just started and I’ve no doubt that the students will be working hard to emulate Luke’s outstanding achievement.”
St Catherine’s College is delighted with pupils’ excellent achievements. In English, 72% of the pupils achieved a ‘standard pass’ with 50% of the year group achieving the higher ‘strong pass’. In Maths, 67% achieved a ‘standard pass’ with 42% achieving the ‘strong pass’.
They highlighted the success of their broad curriculum where over 90% of the pupils achieved A*-C in Religious Studies, Art, Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Statistics; with a 100% A*-C pass rate in the vocational subjects of Motor Vehicle and Early Years. Mr Talbot, Principal said: “we are extremely proud of the hard work and dedication of staff and pupils”.
GCSE Results St Catherines College (Photo by Jon Rigby)
A St Catherine’s College Year 10 pupil is taking part in the AAU Junior Olympics and World Cup Championships in California having been selected as part of the U14 GB In-Line Roller Hockey Team.