Students at Mark Rutherford School in Bedford are celebrating their GCSE results today (Thursday).
They were unable to take their exams this year because of the Covid-19 pandemic, with teachers instead predicting how they would have performed.
This has been one of the most difficult years for students who have been denied the chance to show how well they can do in their exams, the pandemic has created circumstances that no one could have ever imagined or wished for.
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Mark Rutherford Schools feels that the Centre Assessed Grades reflect their students ability and the hard work they have put in during their time at the school.
There have been some fabulous individual successes, to name just a few:
- Sophie Gormley achieved 11 Grade 9’s
- Orla Keaveney achieved 10 Grade 9’s and one Grade 8
- Mahrukh Khan achieved 9 Grade 9’s and 2 Grade 8’s
- Caragh Welsh achieved 8 Grade 9’s, 2 Grade 8’s and 1 Grade
- Jake Button achieve 6 Grade 9’s, 3 Grade 8’s, 1 Grade 7 and 1 Grade 6.
Headteacher Mrs Bloor said: “We are very proud of what our students have achieved.
"Congratulations to all the students and staff for their hard work; this has been a really difficult time for students but we feel that the outcomes reflect the talent and ability of our students which has resulted in such positive results.
"They have had such a challenging year and deserve their success, I wish them well in their future endeavours and look forward to welcoming many of them back into our highly successful sixth form."