GCSE Press Release 2018


Year 11 pupils at Darland High School were today celebrating a terrific set of exam results. 63% of the year group achieved the ‘gold standard’ of five good GCSE passes including English language and Mathematics. Particularly impressive was the increase in the number of students achieving the very top grades, with 20% of the cohort achieving at least 5 A or A* grades.

A delighted Peter Agnew, headteacher at the school, commented:

‘Stricter rules governing the type of GCSEs which count towards measuring school performance have not dented the ambition and achievement of our students, who continue to thrive under the care and dedication of our excellent staff.’

Among the high number of pupils who did exceptionally well were:

Eleanor Yates of Rossett : 7A* and 4As

Ben Consterdine of Marford : 6A* and 2As

Dylan Aldridge of Acton : 4A* and 2As and 4Bs

Lucy Armitage of Marford : 11A* and 2As

Emily Baines of Marford : 10A* and 3As

Elycia Mackay of Wrexham: 6A* and