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Posted on: 24/08/2018


Loreto Grammar School GCSE students rose to the challenge with another set of excellent results “in the face of a new and more testing examination profile.”

Girls at the top Altrincham Catholic grammar school achieved a record 42.6% at grades 9 or 8, formerly A*; with 67% grades 9,8 or 7, (A*to A); 88% at grades 9 to 6 (A* to B) and 99% grades 9 to4 (A*to C). 

The Loreto girls showed a consistent level of exceptional ability across all subjects, whether in the Arts, Sciences or Humanities, with 39 girls achieving 10 results with grades at 9 to 7 and 70 girls achieved achieving eight or better results at grades 9 to 7.

Loreto Grammar School Headteacher Jane Beever said: “I am delighted with another set of outstanding results. Their achievements have come not by accident but by design and are testament to the hard work and commitment of girls and staff in the face of new and more testing examination profile.”

Pictured from left to right are just are few of the stellar performers: Rebecca Dunn, 16, from Sale, who got four 9s and six 8 grades and wants to be an environmental scientist;  Hanah Bassanino, 16, from Altrincham who got four 9s and six 8s and an A in Further Maths; Niamh Browne, 16, from Altrincham, who got five 9s, one 8 and three 7s and an A in Business Studies; Gemma Baxter, 16, from Warrington, who got four nines, four eights and one 7 and an A in Classical Civilisation and B in Further Maths. Gemma wants to study aerospace engineering; top performer Jiya Jijo, 16, from Northwich who was one of only 732 students nationwide to get ten 9s along with A^ for Further Maths; Elinam Amegadzie, 16, from Blackley, who got two 9s, four 8s and three 7s, A in Classical Civilisation and wants to read Law; Rioghnach Barlow, 16, from Stockport, who got six 9s, two 8s and two 7s and A8 in Further Maths and wants to become a surgeon; linguist Daisy Benson, 16 from Sale, who got four 9s, four 8s and two 7s. Millie Gilmartin, 16, from Stretford, who got two 9s, three 8s and three 7s and an A* In Business Studies;  Elizabeth Brady, 16, from Worsley, who got six 8s and two 7s, A* in Textiles and wants to be a property surveyor and Alex Leonard, 16, from Sale who got eight 9s and two 8s and B in Further Maths.

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