Academic success for Wolgarston GCSE students

Students are celebrating a superb set of GCSE results at Wolgarston High School in Penkridge. Not only did students achieve top-drawer grades in the core subjects of English, Maths and Science, but they also continued the trend across a broad range of the foundation subjects.

Headteacher Philip Tapp said, “I am particularly proud of our dedicated students and expert teachers who worked hand-in-hand to achieve these excellent results. At Wolgarston we have developed a real reputation for delivering success and this year is no different.

“I am especially delighted to see such notable success in core subjects and this is down to teachers delivering great lessons and students backing it up with good old hard-work. Our English department is a case in point; nationally English has long-since been a subject that has split groups, whether that be gender, prior attainment or social background, however at Wolgarston we have recorded a stunning 90% of boys having passed and 92% of girls. This goes to show that our team of fantastic English teachers know exactly what they are doing and have their students completely on board.”


82% of students passed both English and Maths

77% of students passed two or more Sciences

85% passed Maths

91% passed English (90% boys, 92% girls)

76% passed History or Geography