Saint Gregory’s Catholic College in Bath are once again celebrating success in public examinations as GCSE students received their eagerly anticipated grades after months of hard work and revision.

Headline results set the school as one of the highest achieving locally with 74% of all students achieving the traditional measure of 5 GCSEs at A*-C, including English and maths, with an incredible 31% of all GCSE results at A*-A.

Students’ achievements in the English Baccalaureate, one of the main measures of attainment for schools, once again, showed sustained success as students achieved a record-high of A* to C grades in core academic subjects (English, maths, science, a language, and history or geography). 48% of students at Saint Gregory’s achieved the English Baccalaureate this year compared to a national average of just 25% in 2016.

Ann Cusack, Headmistress of Saint Gregory’s said, “Our students have worked incredibly hard, dedicating themselves to their studies with determination and ambition. We are very proud of their fantastic achievements and know that their success is well-deserved. Our staff team have been there every step of the way for each and every one of our students, helping to nurture them throughout their formative years at secondary school, whilst enabling them to develop a love for learning and an enthusiasm for subjects that will undoubtedly remain with them for life.”