GCSE results special: Mold Alun High School reaches for the stars

Reporter:

Andrew Boys

THERE have been plenty of stars on show in this year’s GCSEs at Alun High School, Mold.

Many of the students achieved coveted A* grades and demonstrated strong academic achievement, with the school expressing its pleasure at the performance of its pupils.

Top of the class was Andrew Lamb, of Mold, who achieved a staggering 12 A*s, but also standing out was Rachel Trotter, of Buckley, who collected 11 A*s and four A grades.

Andrew Hannington, of Mold, obtained 10 A*s and two As, while Sebastian Turner, of Rhosesmor, had plenty to smile about after receiving nine A*s and two As.

Jonathan Gilsenan, of Flint, scored eight A*s and two As, with Anokhi Patel, of Northop, another high achiever with eight A*s and three As.

Jess Broom, of Gwernaffield, collected seven A*s and four As, as Catrin Davies, of Mold, chalked up six A*s and three As. Christina Jelley, of Llanferres, didn’t wobble
under pressure as she obtained six A*s and six As.

Elin Bamber, of Mold, achieved five A*s and six As, with Alexander Bridges and Matthew Weigh both attaining five A*s and five As.

Ashley Jones, headteacher, said: “We are really pleased with another set of very good GCSE results. This year there were some terrific individual achievement
performances by students and they generated our highest ever proportion of A* grades. For example, our top students achieved twelve A* grades.

“It is a fitting tribute to all the hard work of the students and teachers over the past five years, and indeed prior to this in their primary schools. Enrolment sessions for our Sixth Form, the largest in Wales, is once again expected to be very busy over the next two days.”

A full summary of all the school’s results can be viewed at www.alunschool.co.uk

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