St Mary’s surprises – 14% of pupils achieve Oxbridge places

St Mary’s surprises – 14% of pupils achieve Oxbridge places

Pupils at St Mary’s School Shaftesbury achieved outstanding A Level and GCSE results. In A Levels – the best results for four years – 22 % of the girls achieved three or more A*/A grades and 43% of all grades awarded were A* or A. The most commonly-awarded...
Academy achieves highest results

Academy achieves highest results

Sarum Academy students continue to make good progress under the Progress 8 measure and achieved the Academy’s highest results so far, in spite of the challenges of the new exam format, said head teacher Jonathan Curtis More than 75% of students achieved a Grade 4 or...
Godolphin passes are ‘impressive’

Godolphin passes are ‘impressive’

Godolphin School Salisbury, has an impressive set of GCSE results. “With a combination of GCSE and iGCSE specifications, this is the first year the vast majority of exams have been graded with numbers rather than letters.  We are delighted with the efforts of this...
Girls grammar school celebrates

Girls grammar school celebrates

South Wilts Grammar School celebrated another excellent year of GCSE results. Students were congratulated and their success was ‘a credit to their hard work and determination to do well’, a school statement said. “The number of students achieving the very highest...
BWS GCSE results

BWS GCSE results

After last week’s strong showing at A level, Year 11 boys at Bishop Wordsworth ‘s School, Salisbury, also did well with GCSEs. Overall, 71% of all grades were at 9, 8 or 7; impressively, the most common grade overall was 9, with more than a quarter of the boys’ papers...
Get a vote – register now

Get a vote – register now

If you want to vote in the next elections, you need to register now in Wiltshire Council’s annual canvass which ensures the electoral register is up-to-date. Residents are urged to respond online or by telephone or to return the form posted to every household in the...
Jodie Hamblet gears up for city gig

Jodie Hamblet gears up for city gig

By Louie Kalvis Valley News talked to Jodie Hamblet from tribute group We Love Little Mix, who perform at Salisbury City Hall on September 1. Jodie is also an actor who has appeared in TV shows such as Coronation Street, Shameless and ITV’s Home Fires. What is it like...
Wiltshire fall short in dramatic one-wicket loss

Wiltshire fall short in dramatic one-wicket loss

By Roy Honeybone In a game of fluctuating fortunes Wiltshire fell agonizingly short in a nailbiting finish against Herefordshire in the Minor Counties Championship on August 18 and 19. The conditions on day one looked ideal for seamers and Herefordshire had no...
Club aces face off in annual tournament

Club aces face off in annual tournament

Riverside Tennis Club holds its annual tournament on Sunday, September 1. Throughout the summer, members have fought hard in qualifiers to earn a spot on finals day. The tournament starts at 9.30am at Fisherton Farm Allotments, off Kingsland Road, Salisbury, SP2 7DG...
Vandalised disability vehicle leaves grandfather stranded

Vandalised disability vehicle leaves grandfather stranded

A Multiple Sclerosis sufferer is the latest victim of criminal activity on a Salisbury housing estate.  Now residents are asking if the police could do more to obtain an effective intelligence picture of criminal activity and implement strategies to prevent these...
Godolphin celebrates ‘excellent’ results

Godolphin celebrates ‘excellent’ results

Upper Sixth pupils’ at Salisbury’s Godolphin School hit six in grades were A*, A or B with the A* rate holding up well, overall.  In addition, in the first year of results, three quarters of BTEC grades were Merit or above. Particularly impressive results were...
‘Exceptional achievements’ at grammar school

‘Exceptional achievements’ at grammar school

South Wilts Grammar School for Girls Students excelled in their A-Level examinations this year with an outstanding 78% of all A-Level results at A*, A or B grades, an improvement on previous years. And 47% of all grades were A* or A, with 14.4% at A* and a pass rate...

Pin It on Pinterest