St John Bosco students shine on results day!

Students at St John Bosco Arts College in Croxteth, Liverpool are celebrating after receiving their GCSE results today (23 August).

Year 11 students attained record breaking results, with many achieving the top grades of 9-7 in English, mathematics and science.

The overall pass rate for English and mathematics was 62.2% at grades 9-4 (A*-C equivalent)

Student successes include Alice-May Hardacre, who gained 9 GCSE qualifications at grades 9-7 including four coveted grade 9s in English, history, RE and Spanish.

Meanwhile, Kaitlyn Bell also secured 9 GCSEs at grades 9-7, with two grade 9s in mathematics and history

Gabrielle Steen received 9 GCSEs at grades 9-7, including a grade 9 in Science while Wiktoria Kobus got 8 GCSEs at grades 9-7.

Many of the students will now progress into the school’s sixth form or pursue a number of alternative education and work options.

Headteacher Darren Gidman, says: “I am very proud of all our students, who have worked extremely hard alongside our staff, as well as the support of parents and carers. While there have been major changes to GCSEs, our students have risen to the occasion and performed brilliantly.”

“I congratulate all our students and wish them every success in their next pursuit!”