Students collected their A Level results at Great Baddow High School today with the vast majority now be off to university in September.
Headteacher, Carrie Lynch, said that she was delighted for the students and their parents, particularly given that several subjects had new syllabuses for this year and some subjects were ‘decoupled’ from AS so students were being examined on the full course after two years rather than having completed certain modules in Year 12. The hard work of students and teachers had more than paid off with 48% of grades at A*-B and a 99% pass rate overall. Twenty five out of the 26 courses achieved a 100% pass rate.
Almost all of the top achievers did exceptionally at A Level maths and further maths, with several continuing maths or related studies at university.
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The Governing Body is currently considering selling one of our smaller, very rarely used fields to raise funds to build a new science block and full- sized astroturf pitch.
We believe that the sale of this land will enable us to build an excellent science facility whilst improving the important outdoor sports space by providing an all-weather facility for year round use, benefitting our own students and members of the community.
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The July 2017 edition of Magnus, the newsletter of Great Baddow High School, is now available to read.