Top performers include Charlotte Killick, from Buckland Tout Saints, near Kingsbridge, who achieved 7 A* and 2 As and Samuel Ho, a boarding pupil from Hong Kong, who also gained 7 A*, 2 As and 1 B. Samuel says ‘The teachers at Stover are passionate about their subjects; because of Stover I have had the courage to explore the world and become a self-motivated and disciplined teenager. If students were minerals, Stover would be the miner who discovers and polishes them.’
Other high achievers were Rachel Hannon, from Ilsington, who achieved 6 A* and 4 As, pictured above and second from the left with Saxon Mudge (second from the right) from Kingsteignton, who gained 2 A* and 8 As. Rachel, Saxon and Charlotte will be joining the Sixth Form in September.
The co-educational independent school has maintained its 100% pass rate at GCSE with an increase in papers gaining the top grades of A* and A. Over 40% of pupils achieved an A* or A in Mathematics.
Bucking the national trend, Stover pupils also did very well in three Modern Foreign Languages with six Year 9 pupils achieving 5 A* and 1 A in French, German and Chinese.
The school also attained a 100% pass rate in ICT Nationals, run by the OCR examination board, which are equivalent to between 1 and 4 GCSEs with 59% of pupils gaining Distinction and Merit.
Stover Principal, Sue Bradley says ‘Once again we are celebrating excellent GCSE results. I am extremely proud of all our pupils and our dedicated staff. We have an impressive clutch of top grades but I am particularly heartened by the results of those pupils who have worked so hard to achieve their individual successes.’
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