Record breaking year at Heathfield Community College

STUDENTS at Heathfield Community College celebrated a record breaking year as they opened their GCSE results.

More than two thirds of students achieved five or more GCSE passes at A* to C including English and maths with every student achieving at least five or more passes at A* to G.

There were some outstanding individual performances with the following students achieving eight or more A*/A passes: Anwar Masud, Charlotte Baker, Ben Crisford, Dani De Costa, James Gower, Zach Henderson, Charlotte Johnson

Kai Laddiman, Olivia McCarthy, Stephen Mitchell, Zenia Patel, Rob Smith and Katy Wells.

Head teacher Alan Powell said: “We are delighted that students have achieved these excellent results following their hard work during Key Stage 4.

“We look forward to many staying on in the Sixth Form as they progress to the next stage in their journey of lifelong learning.

“On behalf of the students I should like to thank all of the staff for their unstinting efforts in supporting the students through their GCSE subjects.”

Other major achievements included 100 per cent success for students studying vocational courses at the Wealden Skills Centre achieving qualifications in construction, Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Hair and Beauty.

Boys outperformed girls and success ranged across a huge breadth of subjects with students exceeding targets in art, dance, drama, ICT, maths, music, PE, performing arts, photography, science and chemistry.