Downlands Community School in Hassocks celebrates another set of 'outstanding' GCSE results

Downlands Community School in Hassocks is celebrating another set of 'outstanding' GCSE results.

Mark Wignall, headteacher at the school in Dale Avenue, has congratulated students on 'achieving such incredible outcomes'.

Students at Downlands Community School celebrating their GCSE results today

Students at Downlands Community School celebrating their GCSE results today

He said: "I would like to pay tribute to our amazing teaching staff for their exceptional professionalism and commitment during a time of unprecedented change in education.

"We are also very grateful to our extremely supportive governors and parents without whom we could not deliver such great outcomes.”

Seventy-nine per cent of students achieved a standard pass (grade 4) or better in English and maths.

Twenty-nine of passes were at grade 7 and above.

Eighty-three per cent of grades were grade 4 and above.

Notable achievements were Sophie Payne, who achieved ten grade 9 results; Will Horne, who achieved nine grade 9 results; Miles Alfrey, who achieved five grade 9 results; Miriam Hoefnagels, who achieved four grade 9 results; Ben Egan, who achieved seven grade 9 results; Aaron Goff, who achieved seven grade 9 results; Lydia Ives, who achieved seven grade 9 results; Nick Kitchen, who achieved seven grade 9 results; and Monica Yell, who achieved four grade 9 results.

A spokesman for the school added: "Congratulations to our students, we wish them well as they move into the next phase of their education or training."

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