24 Aug

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GCSE celebrations in full swing at Altwood CofE School

Today, (24th August) at Altwood Church of England School in Maidenhead, celebrations were in full swing as students received their GCSE results. 78 per cent of students achieved a pass in English, with 72 per cent achieving a pass in maths. 65 per cent of students achieved a pass in both English and maths.

Over the past number of years, a lot of positive changes have taken place to raise standards at Altwood and these results are a great reflection on the brilliant work and dedication of both staff and students at this successful school.

Neil Dimbleby, headteacher at the school, commented: “I want to extend my heartfelt congratulations to an exceptional group of students, whose hard work and commitment throughout the year has certainly paid off. Massive thanks and congratulations are also due to the parents and staff who have guided and supported our students and who will, no doubt, be enjoying the celebrations taking place this evening. We look forward to seeing these students flourish further in our Sixth Form.”

Altwood School will be hosting an Open Evening on Thursday 14 September, from 6 – 8.30pm. Neil and his team will be on hand to personally show prospective parents and students all the great things that Altwood has to offer. For more information visit www.altwoodschool.co.uk

 

Altwood CofE School cements place as one of the best in the area with impressive A-Level results

Sixth Formers at Altwood Church of England School were once again celebrating impressive A-Level results.

Building on the success of previous years, the 2017 results saw a pass rate of 98 per cent, with a remarkable 35 per cent of entries achieving A* or A grades, and a further 67 per cent achieving A*- C grades.

Among this year’s top performers were our Head Boy Noah Murray with A*AA who is off to read Law at Warwick University, our Head Girl Alissa Chohan A*A*C who is off to read History and Philosophy at Royal Holloway and Brandon Mabaisa with AAAA who is off on a gap year before studying medicine at university in 2018.

Headteacher Neil Dimbleby, commented, “I am incredibly proud of our students; all their hard work has certainly paid off! It’s a credit to them and the staff at Altwood that such a significant number of our young people have successfully gained a place at the university or apprenticeship of their choice. I am thrilled for them and would like to take this opportunity to sincerely wish them every success in the next phase of their life.”

Today’s A-Level results have further cemented the school’s place as one of the best schools in the area.

Altwood School will be hosting an Open Evening on Thursday 14 September, from 6 – 8.30pm. Neil and his team will be on hand to personally show prospective parents and students all the great things that Altwood has to offer. For more information visit www.altwoodschool.co.uk