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Carmel College celebrates as most make the grade
CARMEL College in Darlington had real cause for celebration as 90 per cent of students achieved five or more A* to C grades including maths and English.
A number of students achieved exceptional results including Catherine Lavender and Margaret Hart who were each awarded 11 A* GCSE grades, Daniel Gibbs who was awarded ten A* grades and Amelia Hughes who was awarded two A* and nine A grades.
Students’ performance in English and maths was exceptional with 97 per cent achieving A* to C in both English Language and English Literature and 91 per cent making the grade in mathematics.
Principal, Maura Regan said: "We are delighted to celebrate the success of our students.
“Everyone has achieved and their results are a tribute to the hard work of all involved. “The strength and depth of all the results has improved further this year and in the very competitive world in which we live, this is crucial for the future prospects for all our students.
“With a national downward trend we are delighted to be yet again one of the top performing schools in the country."
This year Carmel College has been working and supporting St Michael's in Billingham and their GCSE results have improved by eight per cent from 66 per cent in 2012, five A*-C including English and maths to 74 per cent in 2013.
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