Welcome to Thomas More Catholic School, Purley
GCSE Results Day:
Thomas More Catholic School in Purley is celebrating GCSE results at 66% 5A* - CEM this morning.
The headline figure is a rise of 5% on last year’s results; congratulations to all Year 11s and staff today. The hard work, commitment and dedication have paid dividends.
The new measure Progress 8 is +0.43 showing that Thomas More Catholic School has added value of half a GCSE grade to every student’s results.
Our EBacc results are 25%; again a steady rise of 6% on last year.
Maths was especially successful with 20% at A* - A, and 70% achieving A* - C grades and 76% making expected levels of progress.
English results are particularly pleasing with 79% achieving A* - C grades and we are delighted with the results this year; we have some superb success stories with 82% of students in English making expected levels of progress.
Shree Patel and Tife Ogunmola achieved 23 A* / A grades between them; a huge success based on continued hard work and effort on their part, taking advice from their teachers and committing themselves wholeheartedly to their studies.
Thomas More Catholic School is delighted to declare its Post 16 results showing significant rises in AS, BTEC and A2 examinations across the board.
Results at all levels show a marked increase from 2015.
100% pass rate at A2; including a 7% rise in A* - A grades from last year.
A* - B grades have risen by a staggering 19%.
A* - C grades are also up on 2015 with 72% of student achieving at this level, an astounding rise of 23% on last year.
The head teacher, Margaret Mulchrone puts these excellent results down to first-rate focused teaching, ensuring students are on the right courses and dedication and commitment from a great team of students and teachers.
Twins Raheel and Adeel Butt achieved an impressive 8 A2 examinations between them, including 2 A*, 3 A, 2 B and 1 C grade; both boys have secured places at Russell Group Universities to study Mechanical Engineering.
For particular mention at AS and BTEC level are James Counter and Emily Walsh who achieved 2 A grades and will take further A2 examinations in 2017. Maxine Alleyne Pacheco achieved an A and a B and is doing a straight A2 courses in English and Sociology.
Overall, a fantastic set of results from a great school.