Students at Tonbridge Grammar School (TGS) have performed exceptionally well in their GCSEs this year with 19 pupils (13 per cent) having gained 10 or more A*s and 75 pupils (51.4 per cent) gaining 10 or more A or A* grades. Overall, 88.6 per cent of all GCSE results were at grade A or better.
Mrs Rosemary Joyce, Head Teacher at TGS, said:
"These results are fantastic and truly reflect the dedication and hard work of our students and the teachers who supported them. I am very proud of all our students."
The average points per entry attained of 54.7 is the equivalent of a strong A grade. In IGCSE Mathematics 139 pupils (95 per cent) gained an A or A* and in IGCSE English Language 137 pupils (94 per cent) gained an A or A*. Students also achieved exceptionally high grades in IGCSE Science and Modern Foreign Languages with the following figures reflecting the number of A* or A grades in each discipline; Spanish 48 (100 per cent), French 55 (97 per cent), German 29 (97 per cent), Biology 128 (93 per cent), Physics 126 (91 per cent) and Chemistry 123 (89 per cent)
TGS continues to offer a combination of IGCSE and GCSE courses in order to challenge our highly academic students and prepare them for the prestigious International Baccalaureate Diploma that they study exclusively in the sixth form. As an Academy TGS continues to raise the bar and chooses courses for their educational value irrespective of any governmental constraints.