2015 GCSE Highlights
Achieve five A* - C grades
The English Baccalaureate
A*-C in English and maths GCSEs
2015 Examination Results
The 2015 GCSE and A level students once again celebrated many exceptional outcomes this summer.
Outstanding individual performances at GCSE were achieved by:
- Piers Sanders who achieved 11 A*/A grades
- Anwar EL-Mauly 11 A*/A
- Jacob Green 11 A*/A
- Blasej Blaszcyk 10 A*/A
- Ayo Harty-Clarke 10 A*/A
- Aiden Hendrickse 10 A*/A
- Thomas Lupton 10 A*/A
- Daniel Murray 10 A*/A
- Jacob Smith 10 A*/A
- Brandon Alexander 9 A*/A
- Saajid Islam 9A*/A
- Christopher Perrin 9A*/A
- Will Perry 9 A*/A
- Max Redden 9 A*/A
- Tom Walker 9 A*/A
In the core subjects 71% of students achieved A* to C grades in Maths and 68% in English, with 61% achieving the important combination of both Maths and English. Science subjects performed strongly with A* to C grades in Biology at 98%; Chemistry 100%; Physics 100%; Core Science 74% and Additional Science 92%.
Impressive outcomes were also achieved in a range of option subjects where 80% or more of students obtained the higher grades, ie. Art 85%; Computing 88%; Drama 83%; French 84%; German 89% and Spanish 81%.
In total, over 350 grades at A*/A and almost 800 at A*/B were achieved. 59% of students achieved five or more A* to C grades including English and Maths, while 74% of eligible students gained the English Baccalaureate suite of subjects.
A level results are exceptionally pleasing this year with 54% of the grades being awarded at A*-B, an increase of 9% on last year. 79% of grades were at A* to C ensuring that SFH6 students have again exceeded the national pass rate.
Some outstanding individual performances have ensured large numbers of students have achieved entry into the most prestigious Russell Group and Research Intensive universities.
For the sixth consecutive year SFH6 students have won sought-after Oxbridge places.
Just a flavour of the many notable individual successes:
- Jared Ndisang – Biology A*, Chemistry A*, Physics A, Maths A*, Further Maths A – progressing to Christ’s College, Cambridge
- Joe Martin – Physics A*, Maths A*, Further Maths A, Spanish B – progressing to Imperial College
- David Faola – Economics A, Finance A, Geography A – progressing to City University
- Mohammad Hussain – Economics A, Finance A, Maths B – progressing to London School of Economics
- Cealladh Sullivan-Drage – Economics A, History A, Geography B – progressing to University of Birmingham
- Sam Turpin – Chemistry A, Maths A, Further Maths B – taking gap year
Further information on Sixth Form results and destinations is available on the SFH6 website.
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