Highfields is celebrating another set of outstanding GCSE results, with more than half of all students achieving the highest grades (Grade 7 or above).
Students raised the bar to attain higher grades than last year, with 77% of students achieving a standard pass (Grade 4 or above) in both English and Maths, a 5% increase on last year. In addition, just under 60% of students attained a strong pass (Grade 5 or above) in both English and Maths - an increase of 10%.
Twenty-five students achieved the highest Grade 9 rating, with both Sofia Kler-Sangha and Yuvraj Bhagotra attaining this in English Language, English Literature and Maths. Sofia achieved a total of eight Grade 9s and three Grade 8s, whilst Yuvraj achieved seven Grade 9s and three Grade 8s.
A further six exceptional students -Emily Longman, Jassimran Tamber, Charlotte Hamilton-Clay, James Kennedy, Mrithula Raj Balaji and Maria Vazquez-Teles - achieved three or more GCSE Grade 9s, placing them all amongst the national elite.
Mrs N Clifton, Head of Upper School, said: “We are very proud of the effort and achievement of all students and staff. I would like to thank all parents for their hard work and continued support and wish our students all the very best of luck for the future after their well-deserved success."