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Thursday, August 23, 2012

Ysgol Dinas Bran celebrates its best ever GCSE results




* Successful students jump for joy at their fantastic GCSE results.
                                                                   



* Some of Ysgol Dinas Bran's high GCSE achivers.

Staff and students at Ysgol Dinas Bran are celebrating their best ever set of GCSE results today (Thursday).
The outstanding results mean that 98.2% of all students in year 11 achieved five or more equivalent passes at GCSE. 
And this year more students than ever have achieved five or more A*s to C grades.   
A highly creditable 98.2% of Dinas Bran students achieved five or more pass grades, which is nearly the whole of the year group, and 100% passed the level one threshold. 
A school spokesperson said: "They worked so hard this year and all the efforts have paid off. 
"Well done to everyone  - we are so proud of all the students and the staff who have supported them through their studies. 
"Well done to all!"
 
llanblogger also passes on its hearty congratulations to the successful students.

Notable individual achievements came from:- 

 

 
A*
A
B
Jaya Entwistle
9
1
0
Samantha   Pennington
8
1
0
Wilf Wort
8
2
1
George Wort
6
3
0
Kitty Cartwright
5
2
3
Sarah Tipuric
5
4
1
Iestyn Watkin
5
4
2
Toby Pearce
3
4
1
Susan Cragg
3
4
3
Alice Gonzales
3
7
0
Jillian Howe
3
6
0

 If you didn't manage to get the grades you wanted, check out this website here:

http://beta.careerswales.com/server.php?show=nav.9282&outputLang=en 


Minister for Education and Skills, Leighton Andrews, today joined pupils at Cynffig Comprehensive School as they celebrated their GCSE and Welsh Baccalaureate Qualification results.
 
The Minister said:
“Students across Wales, like those in Cynffig who I am visiting today, deserve our congratulations as they take this significant step on their learning journey.
“Our students’ performance in GCSEs shows the overall pass rate remains at 98.7 per cent, with passes at A*-C at 65.4 per cent which is encouraging.”
GCSE results for students in Wales published today show that:
  • the overall pass rate remains at 98.7%.
  • the proportion of passes at grades A* to C was 65.4%;
  • the proportion of A* and A grades was 19.2%;
  • the proportion of A* grades was 6.5%;
The Welsh Baccalaureate, Intermediate and Foundation Diplomas have been available across the 14-19 phase since 2006 and are now widely available in both Key Stage 4 and in post-16 learning. Today’s results show that;
At Intermediate level:
  • Almost 10,000 (9,940) learners completed the Welsh Baccalaureate programme;
  • 8,119 achieved the Core certificate; and
  • 7,210 achieved both the Core certificate and the Options requirement and have been awarded the full Welsh Baccalaureate Intermediate Diploma.
And at Foundation level;
  • Over 3,500 (3,521) learners completed the Welsh Baccalaureate programme;
  • 2,515 achieved the Core certificate; and
  • 2,236 achieved both the Core certificate and the Options requirement and have been awarded the full Welsh Baccalaureate Foundation Diploma.
The Minister added:
“More students than ever have earned a Welsh Baccalaureate Qualification in addition to their other achievements, it continues to establish itself as a key feature of 14-19 learning in Wales and is a valued qualification.”

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