25 % of all grades were A*, over 55% being at A*or A grades and over 80% were A* to B grades.
In Drama, Music, Latin, Greek and Further Maths 100% of students achieved A* to B grades. In Further Mathematics five students achieved an A^ grade, which is above even that of an A*. Over 94 % of students achieved A*-B grades in Chemistry, Biology and Physics. Mathematics grades were once again strong with 60% of grades being A*to A grades and 89% being A* to B.
Many students achieved all A* and A grades in all of their chosen subjects. Harriet Pinto achieved 13 A* % grades while Katie Damien and Asia Choudhry achieved 11 A* grades. Both Katie and Harriet scored 100% in several of their subjects. Other top performers included, Kerry Baird, Matthew Bridgman, Arjun Goyal, Isaac Halpern, Eamon Hatoum, Alice Keeling, Juliet Koopowitz, Isobel Oughton, Isabelle Parris, Sabina Ray, Sam Lachmann and Yordan Ignatov. Sam and Yordan achieved an impressive 100% in their Biology, Physics and Chemistry exams with both Arjun and Isobel achieving full marks in all their Spanish exams.
King’s Ely International (KEI), students despite studying in a language not their own ad taking their GCSEs in just one year achieved an impressive A* to C rate of 91% with 50% of exams being graded A* or A.
Sue Freestone added that ‘the joy of GCSE Results day is seeing the delight on the faces of those who have exceeded their own expectations. Their results represent a real validation of the years that so many young people invest in their studies. Society is so quick to criticise our teenagers. We should celebrate their achievements and respect them for their commitment to their educational development.’
GCSE Results Summary
Overall % A* 25
Overall % A*-A 55
Overall % A*- B 80
Overall % A*-C 94