Year 11 Celebration of Achievement Evening November 2017

The outstanding GCSE results of St. Mary’s were celebrated this week at the annual Year 11 Celebration of Achievement Evening.  


The school recorded excellent GCSE results with students of all abilities making outstanding progress,   

St. Mary’s were delighted to welcome their Guest of Honour on the evening, Charlotte Leeming, Presenter and Reporter at BBC Look North.  Charlotte presented GCSE certificates and Subject Awards.  The evening was one of celebration where the community shared in the achievements of St. Mary’s students.

Individual Prize Winners

Subject Prize winners
Art Francis Westhead
Computing Benedict Mangeolles
Drama Lily Humphreys
Employment Skills Jamie Duckett
English Language Macey Newberry
English Literature Tahlia Griffiths
Food Technology Callum Dunne
French Benjamin Clarke
Geography Joshua Normington
German Emilia Corkery
Health and Social Niamh Currie
History Sylvia Cullen
Mathematics Aidan Joyce
Media Studies Emily Gamble
Music Kathryn Bradley
PE Erin White
Performing Arts Declan Jowett
Product Design Rhianna Wowk
Religious Education Jude McShee
Science Charlie Houlders
Separate Sciences Laurence Walsh Gill
Sports Studies Mackenzie Flint
Textiles Emma Dawson
Travel and Tourism Maisie Hudson

Special Prizes

Prize Winner(s)
Highest Points Score at GCSE Dhugal Sandground
Highest Average Points Score at GCSE Francis Westhead
Greatest Progress from KS2 to GCSE Cerys McCormick
Conduct Cup More
Attendance Shield Gwyn
Aireborough Rotary Service Above Self Grace Middleton
Michelle Stott Memorial Award for PE Rhianne Shaw
Martin Green Memorial Award for Excellence in Rugby Jack Hamilton
Erin’s Gift Katie Lynn
The Sue Hope Award for ‘Living Out the Word’ Chloe Grace

Music on the evening was provided by Kathryn Bradley, Sylvia Cullen and Aidan Joyce.


“Events such as this provide opportunity to thank the school community; parents, students, staff and Governors for the contribution they make to St. Mary’s. I was delighted to see so many students recognised for their splendid achievements spanning a wide range of school life.

Thank you to Charlotte Leeming for joining us for the celebrations. She had an individual word of congratulation and encouragement for each student, with this being appreciated by all involved.”
— Mr Darren Beardsley, Headteacher