Posted: 23 August, 2012

Putney girls celebrate GCSE results 2012


Putney High School is today celebrating its GCSE results, with 82 per cent of entries achieving A* or A grades. 

Half of girls secured at least 10 A* or A grades, and one fifth earned at least 11 A* or As. Three girls achieved 12 A* or As. 

Every entry for Chinese earned an A* grade– equalling last year’s success. Overall in Languages, more than 80 per cent of entries achieved A* or A grade, with Classical Greek appearing alongside more traditional subjects such as French, Spanish and Latin. All German entries received an A* or A grade. 

Putney reported 85 per cent A* and A grade passes in the three sciences, with more than half of science entries achieving A*. 

Other subjects achieving outstanding results included Drama (96 per cent A* or A); Religious Studies (94 per cent); Music (92 per cent) and English (89 per cent).

At Putney, more than 97 per cent of entries achieved A* – B grades. 

Headmistress Dr Denise Lodge said:

“The results are testament to the hard work and dedication of students and staff. The students now can’t wait to start their A Level studies in our state-of-the-art new Sixth Form Centre.” 

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