National average attained ‘for first time in years’ at Thomas Becket School

Flora Willows, Olivia Virgin, Isla Fleury, Annie Donnelly and Jessica Ehiwe
Flora Willows, Olivia Virgin, Isla Fleury, Annie Donnelly and Jessica Ehiwe

Good maths grades saw pupils hit the GCSE national average for the first time in a number of years at Thomas Becket Catholic School.

Headteacher Yvonne Lucey congratulated all the students at Thomas Becket Catholic School whose hard work has resulted in good progress across a range of subjects.

Kinga Glasek, Karolina Glasek, Abigail Lapsa-Brown and Michael Longhurst

Kinga Glasek, Karolina Glasek, Abigail Lapsa-Brown and Michael Longhurst

She said: “It has been really pleasing to see so many happy students this morning and it is testament to the hard work and dedication of

staff, students and parents that so many of our students have achieved the grades they need to go on to follow their chosen career pathways which will undoubtedly lead them to future success.

“We are particularly pleased with the rise in Maths grades which has resulted in progress reaching national average for the first time in many years.”

Amongst highest achievers were Evans Rozario (pictured) who achieved 10 A* grades, one A grade and an A level in maths.