RET BFS CELEBRATES SUCCESS ACROSS THE BOARD
Bristol Free School is celebrating fantastic GCSE results as its first full cohort of students collect their results. Core subjects performed especially well with 76% of students getting good grades in English, 70% in Maths and more than 30% of all separate Science grades at 9 or 8 (with 98% students getting above grade 5).
An astonishing 15% of the year group gained 8 qualifications at the top grades 9-7; and 9% gained 9-7 in 11 subjects.
Fiona Gibbs and Philippa Stephenson each gained eight grade 9s. Angus Snowdon gained four grade 8s and six grade 7s and Dan Brazil gained seven grade 9/A*, three grade 8s and one grade 7.
Above: Five students achieved 40 GCSEs grade 8/9 between them (left to right), Sophie Stewart, Pippa Stephenson, Sophie Gordon, Bea Dodd, and Ella Tayler.
CEO of the Russell Education Trust (RET) Karen Lynch said “These creditable examination results are almost exactly as we predicted back in the Spring of 2018; and are testament to the hard work of BFS students and the commitment and expertise of their teachers and school leaders”.
Student Lockers at Bristol Free School are provided and managed by an external supplier - Independent Locker Solutions Ltd.
Students are able to rent a locker on an annual basis from September to July for an annual fee.
Lockers can be selected and booked online at www.ilsschools.co.uk. Keys will be posted to your home address. Lost keys should be reported to the provider who will send replacement keys to your home address.
All rentals are subject to terms and conditions which are accessible during the booking process.
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