RESULTS SCHOOL BUILDS ON LAST YEAR’S RESOUNDING SUCCESS
Year 11 pupils at Ysgol Maesydderwen are once again celebrating their outstanding GCSE and BTEC results which have maintained the massive gains achieved last year. The excellent results include 67% of the Year 11 pupils achieving 5 A* - C grades with 58% attaining 5 A* - C grades including GCSE English and Maths. 99.5% of pupils achieved A* - G grades.
There were some excellent individual successes including Francesca Burdett, Callum Close, Georgia Evans, Kira Evans and Abbie Lodwick who achieved a total of 17 A*, 35 A and 5 B grades between them. In addition, Catrin Norton, achieved 11 A* and 1 A grade. Catrin, who is a rising star of the sports world, achieved her success while also carrying out her duties as a Gold Sports Ambassador for Powys and she has also just been made Powys’ first Platinum Sports Ambassador.
Headteacher, Mrs Speedy, said, “We are delighted with this year’s results and that we have maintained the substantial gains that we achieved last year.”
Many pupils have decided to continue their studies in the Sixth Form at Ysgol Maesydderwen where they will be able to continue their studies in a new state of the art building which opened last September. While there they will be able to complete the Welsh Baccalaureate alongside A Levels and higher BTEC qualifications.