From the Schools Archives
23rd Aug Glossopdale School Principal Steve Playford has praised his students after another impressive set of GCSE results which showed that 64 per cent had achieved Grades of Four and above. He singled out Thanassis Frank whose nine straight Grade 9s had put him in the top half per cent in the country. Thanassis is in our […]
23rd Aug Hard work, concentration and nervous energy of pupils and teachers was rewarded today as Year 11s collected their results at New Mills School. The first year of the new harder GCSEs for most subjects, proved no problem for the High Peak teens. English and Maths led the way last year and this year most subjects […]
23rd Aug It was smiles all the way at Glossop’s St. Philip Howard Catholic Voluntary Academy today as staff and students celebrated more GCSE  successes. Exams were tougher this year after the Government raised the bar in a bid to compete with some of the highest achieving countries. For the first time ever most of the subjects […]
23rd Aug Pupils at Manchester High School for girls had plenty to celebrate today – including Glossop’s Abigail Bowes – with students recording superb results across a broad range of subjects and a third of students attaining Grades 7-9 (A-A*) in all of their GCSEs. Head Mistress, Claire Hewitt, commented:  “Our students have proved themselves to be […]
22nd Aug The climax to years of hard work and high expectations for 16 year-olds nationwide is nearly here. As GCSE results day looms large tomorrow, teenagers are poised to finally find out if it was all worth it. Results day is often full of emotions, from elation to disappointment, for parents, teachers and students who can […]
17th Aug The first A-level examination results day at the brand new £23m Glossopdale School was a star studded occasion. Student after student were celebrating after opening their brown envelopes to discover they had achieved A* grades. Overall it was success after success with principal Steve Playford announcing a 100 per cent pass rate for the fifth […]
16th Aug GOOD CHEER: Toby Emmett and Michael Maxted are delighted with their results. Students at Cheadle and Marple Sixth Form College celebrated another year of excellent A Level results this year. The pass rate on level 3 programmes is 99.4 per cent, and even though by common consent A levels are more challenging following recent reforms, […]
16th Aug A Manchester Grammar School student from Glossop is celebrating an outstanding set of examination results. Boys who study at The Manchester Grammar School (MGS), The Sunday Times North-West Independent School of the Year, arrived at the school today to pick up their A-level and Pre-U results. The Pre-U is a challenging alternative to A-level, with […]
15th Aug Feeling nervous for results day? Here is what you need to do! Students across the UK will be receiving their A-level results tomorrow but whilst many will be delighted with their grades, it may be testing for those who do not meet their expectations. According to new research by the Federation of Master Builders (FMB), […]
12th Jul Students at two schools dressed the part as they celebrated their Prom nights in style. The classes of 2018 said a fond farewell at both Longdendale High School and Rayner Stephens High School – both part of the Aspire Plus Educational Trust. Students celebrated their Prom events on successive evenings. The days started with an […]