A standout Year 11 pupil at Rydal Penrhos is celebrating an outstanding set of GCSE examination results.
Caitlin Teece was one of a number of GCSE candidates from the school that recorded significant success across the board as results were revealed nationwide on Thursday, August 24.
The 16-year-old scored a nine and eight in English Literature and English (First Language) respectively, which put he in the top two percent of all scores throughout the country in accordance with the new grading system.
She also managed to attain no fewer than seven A* grades in Biology, Chemistry, History, Information Computer Technology, Mathematics Physics and Religious Studies, in addition to gaining an A mark in French.
The gifted pupil rounded off her success with a Distinction in Additional Mathematics, and she will now head to Rydal Penrhos’ Sixth Form next month where Caitlin will be studying Biology, Food and Nutrition, Chemistry and the new Psychology course, which has recently been added to the A-level curriculum and has attracted a huge amount of interest.
It has been a year of fantastic achievement for the pupil, who was awarded her Black Belt 2nd Dan in the discipline of Karate, claimed a Bronze certificate from the UKMT Intermediate Maths Challenge and was part of the school’s Netball tour to Greece.
Deputy Head Tim Cashell, said: “Caitlin has enjoyed an enormous amount of success as part of the Rydal Penrhos community since she arrived as a Year 7 pupil, and her results are a reflection of how hard she has worked in the lead-up to her examinations.”