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Exam Results 2020


It has certainly been a challenging time for our GCSE students but after some anxious weeks and months, there were lots of smiles and happy tears on Results Day.

Headteacher, Jon Hayes, said:

 As with the A level results last week this year’s GCSE results have been very different from those in previous years.  Today we are looking beyond the uncertainty and controversy that has surrounded this exam season and focussing on the students who have collected their results.  The Queen Katherine School is immensely proud of our Year 11 cohort.  They may have been denied the opportunity to sit their exams but they worked towards them in good faith and today is a celebration of that hard work and determination.

 As always, our students have made fantastic progress from their starting points.  For some that means being awarded grades 8 and 9 for all of their subjects, for others it means securing their place in further education.  We are delighted to be welcoming a significant number of our Year 11 students into our Sixth Form to continue their education with us at QKS.

Head of Year, Dawn Audley said:

 2020 has been a challenging year and all our staff recognise how incredibly hard our students worked in preparation for their exams. We are very pleased with our results overall and are excited that so many of our students are choosing to return to our sixth form in September. For those moving on to pastures new, we wish you well and thank you for your positive contributions as students of QKS.

 Students' comments:

 "QKS has been an amazing experience with great teaching and a great community." Rachel Galpin 

"QKS really helped me get out of my comfort zone and build my confidence. I plan on staying on at sixth form and continuing the experience I have enjoyed so much." Kat Hatton

"I have really enjoyed my time at QKS and I am looking forwards to studying my A level subjects in sixth form." James Connolly

"QKS was amazing and the best five years of my life. The house competitions were amazing and you should make the most of them!" Katie Parkinson 

"I have enjoyed QKS because of the teachers' enthusiasm for their subjects and will be staying on at sixth form." Reuben Conner "

I have enjoyed interacting with other students and teachers, making lots of good friends who will hopefully stay friends for years to come." Katie Parkinson 

"QKS has been an amazing experience including fabulous trips to other countries, great teaching and many extra-curricular activities." Sophie Gray 

"I really enjoyed D of E. It was an amazing experience and opportunity." Lauren Martindale 

"I have enjoyed meeting all the people because the teachers and students are so lovely." Caitlin Boyle 

"I have really enjoyed my time at QKS and getting stuck in at all the clubs and events. I plan on coming back to the sixth form."  Katie Bowness 


For A level results, please see Sixth Form pages