‘Scary feelings’ led to delight for Pitsford School teen

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Teachers reported “a real buzz” at Pitsford Hall, as the school saw almost more than eight in 10 pupils attain at least five A* to C grades at GCSE.

Pitsford School saw 83.9 per cent of all pupils achieving the standard. Furthermore, 31.8 per cent of grades were awarded A or A*.

A school with an emphasis on Mathematics and Science, 65.5 per cent of pupils gained A or A* grades in Mathematics with 55 per cent of Pitsford School pupils securing A or A* in two or more Science subjects.

Pitsford School’s highest achieving male pupil was Sam Tucker who was delighted with his 6A*s, 3As and a Distinction in ICT.

He said: “The teachers at Pitsford School have been really caring and supportive and helped me achieve these grades.

“I’ve been at Pitsford School since Year 7 and there’s a real sense of community. Now the wait for my GCSE results is over, I’m looking forward to studying Maths, Chemistry, Physics and Biology A Levels in the Sixth Form.”

Amber Parry was the highest achieving female pupil, and her grades included 2A*s, 3As and a Distinction in ICT.

She said: “It was quite scary opening my envelope this morning but I’m delighted with my results.

“I’ve been at Pitsford School since Year 9 and am really looking forward to joining Pitsford School’s Sixth Form.

“I want to train to become a vet and the Sixth Form will be good preparation for university.”

Pitsford School’s next open day takes place on Saturday, October 3, between 10.30am and 1pm.