Diocese of Chichester

Resilience, grit and determination sees students across our schools achieve great results

Church of England schools in the Diocese were this year able to celebrate achievements following a challenging two years.

On 30 aug 2022

In Diocese of Chichester

By communications

The staff at Holy Trinity Church of England Secondary School in Crawley commended all their students on their achievements. As well as top achievers gaining three As and A* many students also achieved excellent results, including a number who far exceeded their targets.

Headteacher The Revd. Chrissie Millwood said: “I am so proud of the many individual success stories against the backdrop of considerable personal challenge over the last two years.It is wonderful to see our students moving on to their chosen universities whilst others are beginning opportunities within the world of work.I am thankful to our committed staff for the support they have provided our students during their post-16 studies.Ultimately this day belongs to our students as it represents the rewards they now reap because of their continuous and tremendous work ethic, resilience and love of their subjects studied.No matter what their next steps are I wish them every success.”

GCSE students at Bishop Luffa near Chichester produced a sparkling set of GCSE results. Overall, 84% students passed both English and Maths, with an average grade of 5.6 for the whole year group. 62% students achieved grade 5 or higher in English and Maths.

The A-Level students also achieved great results. 40% of grades achieved were A*-A, 69% were A*-B and 91% were A*-C. 75% students will be attending their first-choice university, despite this being a difficult year for university admissions.