Greenbank head exuberant with GCSE results August 25th, 2016 jmr jmr Latest News Shares Comments Greenbank head exuberant with GCSE results Mr Ian Raikes, Headteacher of Greenbank High School was exuberant with another set of excellent results. He said “I am delighted with the exceptional progress that pupils of all abilities have made since their start at Greenbank and these results represent our best ever. I am extremely proud of the girls who were always determined to both achieve in their studies and their personal development through opportunities such as The Greenbank Leadership Academy and the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme. In the new government benchmark figure called the Progress 8, which shows progress made since the start of their learning journey at Greenbank, our school achieved a figure of 0.5 with all ability groups of pupils making very good progress and on average achieving half a grade more than expected in their subjects. An exceptional 74% of all pupils achieved 5A*-C grades including English and Mathematics and 76% achieved A*-C grades in English and Mathematics, also a new benchmark, with the core, English Baccalaureate and foundation subjects contributing to Greenbank being an all-round centre of excellence. An incredible 45 pupils achieved 5 or more A/A* in their subjects. These achievements could not happen without the dedication and support pupils receive from our exceptional staff. I feel so privileged to be the Headteacher of such a dynamic, vibrant and hardworking learning community. Well done to everyone and we look forward to celebrating the pupils success at Awards Evening in November.” Congratulations to the following outstanding achievers who achieved at least 9 A/A* grades Olivia Aurangzeb, Abby Bigley, Chloe Briscoe, Lucy Brown, Anna Caldbeck, Izzy Crewe, Yasmin Duffy, Rachel Jones, Sophie Lamb, Claudia McCreavy, Abigail Merchant, Katy Middlehurst and Rachael Sandys. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/Otsnews-Southport-1575528676012039/ Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!