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Great performance for GCSE students at Durham Johnston

Durham, 25th August 2016.

Once again students of all abilities at Durham Johnston have performed very well across a wide range of subjects. One in six of grades awarded is an A*, a third of all grades are either A* or A, and two thirds are A*-B. 77% of students attained good passes in English and mathematics, with most subjects publishing an 85%+ pass rate.

Headteacher, Dr Michael Wardle said, ‘We are so proud of our students. Behind these statistics are countless stories of success, sometimes against all the odds. Students worked incredibly hard and this hard work has brought them success.'

Yet another year of incredible A level success at the Johnston

Durham, 18th August 2016.

With three quarters of grades at A*-B and half at A*-A students at Durham Johnston once again performed beyond expectation and secured themselves places at universities up and down the country, including 16 either reading medicine or studying at Oxbridge.

Headteacher Dr Michael Wardle said 'This is another year of absolutely phenomenal results for our A level students. We don't take this for granted. The hard work of our exceptional students, the support from Johnston families and commitment of our fabulous staff combine to make this possible. To say I'm delighted doesn't come anywhere close. We are so proud of our students and wish them the best as they move on in their education

The Johnston community is rightly proud of all of its sixth formers, with students from all backgrounds performing very well indeed. Durham Johnston seeks to ensure that all of its students have high aspirations, attain well and are able to compete with the very best. Once again, students have risen to the challenges set before them.

Every year the Johnston sends over 150 students to university, apprenticeships or into the world of work.