South Manchester boys amongst MGS GCSE A* successes

MGS GCSE student Harish A* results
MGS GCSE student Harish A* results

MGS GCSE results: Pupils at The Manchester Grammar School (MGS) are once again celebrating outstanding A* GCSE examination results. 

64% of all grades awarded to MGS GCSE pupils were at the coveted A* level. Nationally, in 2015, the percentage of A* grades was 6.6%.

88% of all grades achieved by MGS GCSE pupils were at A* or A. No fewer than 35 boys achieved straight A*s, of whom 3 were awarded twelve A*s, a fantastic achievement.  105 pupils gained at least seven A* grades.

This follows another year of excellent A-level results, with more than a quarter of all grades awarded being A*s, and 88% at A*-B.

Five of the boys are from Didsbury including Joe Kettle aged 16. Speaking of his results Joe said: “I am very happy with these results. I achieved 11 A*’s including English Literature and Further Maths which came as quite a surprise. I will now be heading to Leeds Festival before starting to prepare for my return to study ALevels”

Another Didsbury resident Oliver Hinds, 16, who achieved 10 A*s said “I am really excited about my results and my future . I am studying History, Politics, Economics and Biology at ALevel and hope to go on to study Law at University.”

Other notable successes include Nicolas Soon and Nathan Warren who also achieved achieved 11 A*s.

Another, Andrew Wang, 16, said “I am really relieved on receiving 11 A*’s. I am studying Math’s, Further Maths, Physics and French at ALevel and hope to go on to Cambridge to study Engineering. I now plan on relaxing for the remainder of the summer ready for next year”.

MGS GCSE success from the Stockport area

Speaking of his results the 16-year-old said: ‘I am feeling great and very happy that all the hard work has paid off. I would like to thank my family who have sacrificed holidays staying at home to allow me to study. I will be studying Maths, Biology, Chemistry and Geography at A-Level and hope to study medicine at Oxbridge’.

Other notable successes from Stockport included Poynton’s Samuel Porter-Frakes and Cheadle’s Samuel Pattison.

Dr Martin Boulton, High Master at The Manchester Grammar School, concluded: “These are fantastic results. I am immensely proud of all of our boys and delighted to see their hard work rewarded.   These results, once again, place MGS in a very select group of schools across the country.”

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