Exciting GCSE achievements at St Mary’s Catholic College
Staff at St Mary’s Catholic College, Wallasey, welcomed back Year 11 students to collect their GCSE and BTEC results. Students and staff were equally excited to see the results and to share in the planning of the next part of the students’ academic journey in St Mary’s Sixth Form College. St Mary’s results were overall in line with expectations and there are some fantastic success stories. Headteacher, Mr Kevin Maddocks, said: “I am proud of the resilience and determination our Year 11s have shown in their revision, the number diligently attending after school revision sessions and Saturday School has been remarkable. “Our pupils are inspiring and talented young people, and we couldn’t be prouder of them. It’s been great to see them today and we can’t wait to work with them in St Mary’s Sixth Form College”. Elisa Fontana achieved an amazing set of results including six grade 9s, an A in history IGCSE and two grade 7s. Jedediah Ledsham received a 9 in biology, D* in business, 8 in chemistry and physics, grade 7 in RE as well as four grade 6s. Justin Feeley, who is staying on at St Mary’s Sixth Form College to study A-levels next year, achieved a fantastic set of results including a grade 8 in physics and grade 7s in biology and history. Fellow student, Emily Higgins, obtained a grade 7 in both English literature and language. She will be joining St Mary’s Sixth Form College to study A-levels in September. Dylan Banks will also become a St Mary’s Sixth Form College student. He has received a fantastic set of results including a grade 8 in English literature, 6 in RE and English language. St Mary’s Catholic College is part of the Holy Family Catholic Multi Academy Trust.