What a day! It has been a pleasure to welcome our year 11 students back to collect their GCSE exam results.
This year’s GCSE results hold particular significance as they mark the biggest shake up of the exam system for a generation. With it being the first year of the new grading system and with all the changes with the exams, coursework and syllabi, we are so proud of the strong set of results our students have achieved. Their commitment this year has been outstanding and the results are incredible.
In English and Maths the results were amazing, with over 70% of students achieving at least the standard Grade 4 pass. Our 9-4 (old A*-C) combined English and Maths pass rate was 64% which exceeds previous years and is a fantastic achievement for our school. It is significantly higher than our previous best of 57%, highlighting how much the school has developed and how hard the staff and students have worked.
12% of our Class of 2018 achieved five or more of the top grades (9-7) with two students; Fiona Egboko and Sarah Oppong hauling in an impressive 9 GCSEs at either grade 9 or 8. Today has been the culmination of a year of hard work and we want to congratulate all our students for adapting to the challenges of the new exam system and achieving our best ever results. We wish each and every one of them the very best for the future.