Alford school in GCSE recognition

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AN Alford school is celebrating after it gained national recognition for its GCSE results.

Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar, Alford has been named as one of the top 10 per cent of schools at adding value to their students’ achievements at GCSE.

Every school in the country has been ranked according to their pupils’ actual success at GCSE, compared with the results those pupils would be expected to gain when they started their secondary education.

Sue Williamson, Chief Executive of SSAT (The Schools Network) Ltd, said: “Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar, Alford, should be congratulated for their stunning performance in adding value to their students’ achievements.

“Queen Elizabeth’s is one of the best schools in the country at outperforming expectations for their pupils and improving their future prospects.”

Headteacher, Angie Francis, said: “We are pleased to receive this recognition.

“Our results are testament to the commitment and hard work of the students and their teachers and our high expectations,” she added.