GCSE Results 2014
Grays Convent chalk up another set of fabulous results!
At Grays Convent we are celebrating another excellent set of GCSE results with 63% 5 A*-C including English and Maths. With a staggering 50% of girls achieving A* to B grades, and half again at A* and A, I think we can safely say that Grays Convent is a very good local school for local girls!
As usual there were some truly outstanding individual success stories. Natasha Eades and Faith Oni achieved nine A* and 2 A grades, making a phenomenal total of 11 GCSEs at the highest grades. These remarkable results were matched by Natasha Eades, Honey Frimpong-Manso, Aisling Larkin, Celina Mitala, Eleanor Stroud, and Harriet Wozniak, who were all celebrating a 'full house' of A*s and As across 11 subjects when they opened their results envelope. All girls will be going on to A level study in September.
This year more than half of all subject areas also achieved 90% A*-C passes, with 6 departments being awarded 100% or more A*-C passes at GCSE. Notable congratulations go to Geography, P.E, Art and Mathematics.
All of the Governors and staff at Grays Convent are so proud of the girls successes; their hard work and that of their parents! It has clearly paid off! Well done all!
Welcome to Grays Convent High School
Grays Convent High School is a Catholic voluntary aided comprehensive school for girls, described in our recent Ofsted as a good school. Our pupils travel from a wide geographical area to attend this very successful school and our community includes pupils from differing faiths.
We believe at Grays Convent that if the relationships and values are right, then all else will follow. Pupils are at their happiest working hard for teachers they like and respect, teachers who encourage and challenge them to do their best. Our excellent examination results demonstrate that high quality teaching and learning are at the heart of what we do. Our value added score show that children make more progress at our school than nationally, in the top 30% of schools in the country, and with our English Baccalaureate entries, a measure of academic success in core academic subjects, the highest in the borough, you can see that academic progress is important to us.
We are a forward looking school which still believes in the importance of traditional values. We expect good behaviour and high standards of dress. Our close knit small- school community means that every girl can be known as an individual and developing girls into self-confident, articulate, ambitious and well-qualified young women is our core purpose.
Grays Convent High School has a history of excellent examination results at GCSE and will seek to provide your daughter with the skills and knowledge important in a rapidly-changing and very competitive world. Our curriculum provides a range of opportunities recognising that some pupils need to be stretched while others require more support. We offer three separate sciences and two languages at GCSE for many pupils as well as a more vocational pathway for those who will find this most helpful. English, IT, Religious Studies, Science and Languages secure results significantly above national averages.
Education at Grays Convent is about far more than just exam results and we believe in the education of the whole person: academically, socially, physically, spiritually and emotionally. We will also offer your daughter the chance to think and reflect, to place her knowledge in a framework of values: to become a wise and compassionate young woman as part of her all round education. We provide a wide range of extra-curricular activities including sports, fitness, dance,, computing, Duke of Edinburgh, Sports Leaders Award and many others, even a Dr Who club ! As a Specialist Language College we run a variety of trips and exchanges in France, Spain and Germany, as well as a ski trips. We aim to encourage self-confidence and nurture the leadership skills so necessary for women in todays society with prefect and class captain opportunities, a competitive house and sports system and social justice committees. Young women here develop a sense of compassion for others.
We recognise that when parents choose our school for their children they entrust us with something very precious, years that are irreplaceable. You can be assured that we will value your daughter; she will be encouraged to fulfil her potential, challenged to do her best in our vibrant community.