Thursday, 23rd August 2018
RESULTS are among the best ever seen at Ripon Grammar School
A STUDENT who achieved 13 top A* and grade 9 GCSEs led results that are among the best ever seen at
Anika Schwarze-Chintapatla achieved the clean sweep of 11 grade 9s and two A*s within a group of high performers and excellent results overall.
Fourteen students gained nine or more A*/9 grades, while 66 per cent of all grades at the Grammar School were awarded at A*-A/grade 9-7 and 95 per cent were graded A*-B/9-5.
The other top performers were: Rose Cottrell, Clara Dammann, George Exley, Phoebe Hall, Sebastian Lyons, Tabitha Milton, Emily Parry, Finlay Pruden, Charlotte Titterington-Colman, Alice Welsh, Angus Watley, Jasper Wood and Zavier Wray.
Emily, who achieved 11 grade 9s, an A^ and an A, said: “Wow! I wasn’t expecting that at all.”
Finlay, who achieved eight grades 9s, two A*s, one A and a grade 8, said: “I’m really happy, I didn’t expect to do as well as that.”
Last year’s leading state school in
Some of the stand out subjects were mathematics, with 77 per cent at 9-7; chemistry, with 88 per cent at 9-7; and physics, with 78 per cent at 9-7. In history and geography, more than three quarters of students achieved grade 7 or better.
Boys performed on a near equal par with girls across many subjects, bucking the national trend.
“It is testament to the quality of teaching and learning at