Students achieve best ever results at GCSE

Superb GCSE performance once again!

The Radclyffe School students celebrated the school’s best ever results this morning. A banner was unfurled from the top of the school’s atrium to mark the occasion.
The headline data was:

• 60% of students achieving 5 or more A*-C GCSEs including English and Maths up 4%

• 75% of students achieving A*-C in GCSE English (up 6%) above national average

• 71% of students achieving A*-C in GCSE Maths (up 5%) above national average

• A record number of 178 A* grades at GCSE (up 25%)

• A record number of 332 students achieved A grades at GCSE (up 3%)

• 24% of students achieved A*/A grade in English (7% above national average)

• 65% of students achieved A*-C in both English and Maths

• 21% of all grades at the school were either A* or A grades.

There were some exceptional individual performances with Humayra Begum topping the list with 10 A* grades and one A grade.

Muhammed Ali was the highest achieving boy with 8 A* grades and 5 A grades. Emily Broome also achieved 8 A* grades and 5 A grades.

Asma Asad and Mohammed Delwar Hussain each achieved 8 A* grades and 3 A grades.

Headteacher, Hardial Hayer, said, “We are delighted that our brilliant students have achieved our best ever results for the second year in a row. These record results are a testimony to their hard work, dedication and commitment over the past five years as well as the high quality of teaching by our staff and the support from the parents. I am especially pleased with the record number of A* and A grades our students have achieved at GCSE. At The Radclyffe School we continually strive to challenge all our students to reach for the stars and we congratulate and salute them this morning on their individual success stories and wish them well for the future”.

Jim Greenwood, Chair of Governors, added, “Congratulations to the students, staff and parents of The Radclyffe School. The unfaltering dedication, commitment and hard work of everyone involved, has been reflected in these record results. In acknowledging their success, I wish them luck in the future and hope they will continue to excel”.

20 August 2015

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