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GCSE results: Another week of great results for The Bishop's Stortford High School students




Three boys at The Bishop’s Stortford High School scored nine GCSE passes at the highest possible grade as the Year 11 cohort of 2019-20 picked up their results on Thursday.

Elliot Wood achieved a full house of 9s in his nine subjects while Malachai Jacobs and William Worthy matched that and added an 8 in their 10th subjects.

Max O’Reilly and Thomas White opening their impressive GCSE results (40962699)
Max O’Reilly and Thomas White opening their impressive GCSE results (40962699)

Headteacher Dale Reeve said: “We've known for many years that this was an extremely well-motivated and hard-working year group and these excellent results are a true reflection of both their ability and their attitude towards their studies.

"Not only did they throw themselves fully into the extra-curricular side of school life, but they were also fully engaged during lessons and have reaped the benefits of such dedication to their academic work.

"To some extent, the removal of the examination season robbed them of their chance to show just what they were capable of, but the results they have achieved paint an accurate picture.

Declan Corr picking up four grade 9s, three grade 8s and 2 grade 7s (40962701)
Declan Corr picking up four grade 9s, three grade 8s and 2 grade 7s (40962701)

"Whether they have individually collected lots of grade 8s and 9s, as so many have, or worked hard to meet the entry requirements for next year’s courses, the combined success of this cohort is so richly deserved. I am thrilled for them and am really looking forward to working with so many of them in our sixth form in September.

"Huge thanks must go to the whole staff for helping them achieve such great outcomes, in particular their head of year, Ross Wheatley, inclusion manager Tina Cooper and the team of Year 11 tutors, who each provided first-class support for the boys.”

Among the highest-achieving students were:

Malachai Jacobs and William Worthy – nine 9s and one 8

Elliot Wood – nine 9s

Thomas White – eight 9s and two 8s

Finn Lihoreau – eight 9s and one 8

Luca Campbell and Owen Lee – seven 9s and two 8s

Ben Hepworth – five 9s and four 8s

James Neil – five 9s, three 8s and two 7s

Max O’Reilly – five 9s, one 8 and three 7s

Finn Lihoreau taking in his eight grade 9s and a grade 8 (40962703)
Finn Lihoreau taking in his eight grade 9s and a grade 8 (40962703)


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