Teacher dubbed 'The Maths Whisperer' leads class of 30 pupils to A* grades at GCSE six months early

Mail Online | 1/21/2020 | Katie Weston For Mailonline
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A teacher dubbed 'The Maths Whisperer' has led a class of 30 pupils to an A* grade at GCSE six months early.

Francis Elive, 55, has been hailed a hero by his pupils after the entire class achieved top grades.

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The teenagers at Fitzalan High School in Leckwith, Cardiff, even sat their maths exam six months early to secure their A* grades as soon as possible.

Dedicated Mr Elive - who teaches at the 1,400-pupil high school - has now been praised for his 'passionate' approach to his subject.

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Assistant Headteacher Jo Kemp says the Year 11 class all opened their results together.

She said: 'We did a countdown so they all opened their results at the same time. There was a gasp as they saw their results and then all realised they had the same.'

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The whole class had been taught by Mr Elive since they started in Year 7 at the school.

They have now dubbed him 'The Maths Whisperer' - because some pupils almost got full marks in the exam.

Ms - Kemp - 'He - Passionate - Subject

Ms Kemp said: 'He's passionate about his subject and...
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