Tuesday 1st September – INSET day – (Year 13 can come in if they require an interview with Mrs Latham at 12:00 noon)
Wednesday 2nd September Year 7 and Year 12 to come in at 8:45 to do their literacy and numeracy testing. Also Year 13 to come in at 8:45 if they require an interview with Mrs Latham
Thursday 3rd September – Years 8-11
Friday 4th September – All year groups
Examination Results 2015
What a year! Best ever results at Mountain Ash Comprehensive School
Mountain Ash achieved their best ever GCSE results with 70% of students gaining a pass in English, 60% in Maths and 85% in Science. Overall 52% of students gained 5A* – C including English and Maths which is a fantastic achievement and will place the school amongst the top 25% in Wales. Headteacher, Huw Lloyd said “I’m delighted for our students, staff and parents. These are fantastic results and puts Mountain Ash firmly on the map as one of the best schools in Wales. These results have been coming for a number of years, and it’s great to see the school make this kind of breakthrough. It really is a landmark year and these are groundbreaking results for all concerned”.
There were a number of outstanding results but the following are worth mentioning.
Brogan Rogers – 4A*, 3As, C and the Welsh Bac.
Jessica Davies – 4A*, 4Bs, C and the Welsh Bac
Cameron Gray – 3A*, 2As, C and the Welsh Bac
Connor Hughes – 3A*, 4As, C and the Welsh Bac
Smiles all round at Mountain Ash Comprehensive School
Mountain Ash Comprehensive School’s “A” level students secured the school’s best ever “A“ level results with 97% achieving the level 3 threshold, which is a full 9% up on 2014. Headteacher, Huw Lloyd said “I’m delighted for our students, staff and parents. The students have worked hard and got their just rewards. All students secured places in their first choice universities and colleges, and a number also obtained some sought after apprenticeships in the engineering, sporting and construction fields”. There were some notable performances at “A” level;
Gemma Bush: A* RS, A Geography, A English Literature, B Fine Art. Gemma will go on to study Religious Studies at Cardiff University
Thomas Landeg : A English Literature, B French, B History, B Welsh Baccalaureate. Thomas will go on to study History at Swansea University
Victoria Campbell : A History, B Geography, B English Language, Victoria will go on to study Law at Cardiff University
Abigail O Driscoll: A RS and B English Literature. Abigail will go on to study English Literature and Publishing at Bath Spa University
Corey Mead: B English, B RS and C Biology. Corey is going on to study Paramedic Science at St George’s University London.
A special mention should also be made of Justyna Majer from Poland, who joined the school in KS3 when she knew very little English. After an outstanding set of GCSE results Justyna achieved an A*, B, C, D at “A” level.
GCSE/BTec – Students can collect their results at the school reception area between 9:00 – 11:00 on Thursday 20th August
Anual Governors Report
To view the full annual governors report to parents please select this link: Annual Governors’ Report 2015
YEAR 5&6 5X60/PE TRANSITION ROUNDERS FESTIVAL
Friday the 19th of June 2015 was the annual cluster primary rounder’s festival organised by the 5 x 60 and sports leaders. Year 5&6 pupils attended the festival with their class teachers to enjoy a fun filled day of rounder’s and fun games.
Full report her: Rounders festival 2015 write up