Science success at Teesside High School

23rd August, 2018 | By Samantha Hockney

Students at Teesside High School have excelled in their Biology, Chemistry and Physics examinations, securing a combined 81% A*-A grades.

The high grade success continues across wider STEM subjects, in Computing, Maths and Further Maths, with each subject achieving a 100% pass rate and outstanding high grades.

Each subject performed as follows:

Biology:
60% A*        83% A* – A

Chemistry:
52% A*        78% A* – A

Physics:
48% A*        83% A* – A

Maths:
33% A*        50% A* – A

Further Maths:
45% A*        81% A* – A

Computing:
57% A*        86% A* – A

Rebecca Kirk, Head of Science at Teesside High School, said: “These results really do reflect years of hard work and dedication from our students, coupled with extensive support both in lessons and outside of the classroom.

“STEM subjects are thriving at Teesside High School; we foster students’ enthusiasm and passion for each subject and work hard to stretch and challenge their ability.

“We teach beyond the curriculum and encourage everyone to be curious about the world around them.

“Our staff work relentlessly to support our students. In Science, we offer targeted support in small groups each morning, lunchtime sessions each and every week and after-school workshops to help students master the art of examination papers.

“I am delighted this work has paid off with such tremendous results.”