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Selby High School

Selby High School

GCSE Results 2015

Selby High School’s Year 11 cohort of 228 students is celebrating after topping last year’s record results despite the continued uncertainty of the GCSE examinations within the current educational climate.

Headteacher Mr Paul Eckersley paid tribute to, “The hard work of students and staff in producing results which saw students continue to thrive and set new records by improving on last year’s results. In addition, students continued to meet our extremely challenging targets with regards to the top grades of A*-A!”

He went on to say, “I was delighted to see our continued outstanding success in mathematics with 82% A*-C and further mathematics results of 89% A*-C. Moreover, sixteen students went on to achieve an AS Level in Statistics as a result of an even higher course of study. English Language also impressed with 95% A*-C and English Literature 97% A*-C. Additionally, our science results were once again incredibly strong with Biology achieving 91% A*-C, Chemistry 97% A*-C and Physics 98% A*-C. Equal recognition should be given to the fabulous performance of individual students, some of which are highlighted below in respect of the number of A and A* grades they each were awarded.”

Simon Billingsley        4A*s and 6As

Hannah Bone              3A*s and 7As

Charlotte Bromwich   3A*s and 5As

Tasha Brown               3A*s and 5As

Jake Williams             2A*s and 8As

David Critchley           2A*s and 5As

Ellie Appleton             1A* and 8As

Elisha Quirk                1A*and 7As

Ben Brown                  1A* and 4As


Paul Eckersley said, “100% attendance during each of their five years at the school is simply remarkable and yet another example of aiming for and achieving the gold standard.”In addition, the following two students: Craig Ripley and Ryan Hough, were not only celebrating their GCSE results, but the fantastic achievement of not having a single day off in the five years they were at Selby High School.