'Exceptional' GCSE grades at Lancaster Girls Grammar School

More than three quarters, 78%, of grades were at grade 7 and above at Lancaster Girls Grammar School

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 24th August 2017, 5:18 pm
Updated Monday, 11th September 2017, 12:01 pm
Pupils at Lancaster Girls Grammar celebrating their GCSE results 2017
Pupils at Lancaster Girls Grammar celebrating their GCSE results 2017

A quarter of the year group achieved the new grade 9 in Mathematics, the very highest achievement.

Grades in other subjects were also exceptional with 82% of grades at A* and A.

Headteacher Jackie Cahalin said: “As a year group they worked exceptionally hard and showed great commitment to their studies. Their successes are very well deserved.

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Thank you to the LGGS staff for everything they did to ensure such fantastic results and also to the students’ families for all their support and encouragement.”

Most pupils sat 10 GCSEs with some also sitting a GCSE additional maths qualification. Among the high fliers gaining A* grades or grade 8 and above in 11 GCSEs were Lucy Creed, Lauren McHugh, Ella Tasker and Arundhati Wuppalapapti. Pupils achieving 10 GCSEs at A* or grade 8 and above included Mariela Angelova, Imogen Carter, Callie Dodd, Polly Haythornthwaite, Millie Jones, Lucy Lupton, , Grace Pollard, Supriya Pottamsetty, Emily Shackleton, Eleanor Ward, Maddie Whittaker and Holly Wilson.