GCSE Results 2018
Highfields celebrated another set of outstanding GCSE results, with more than half of all students achieving the highest grades (Grade 7 or above).
Students once again 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.
In addition, another 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."
Sixty percent of students achieved a Grade 7 and above, or an A* and A, whilst 32% of students got three or more 7-9 or A* and A grades. (Grade 7 is equivalent to an A grade/ Grade 8 is equivalent to A* and Grade 9 is the new highest attainment grade)
Additionally, special congratulations go to Tasha Bagri, Jeevan Bains, Akaal Basra, Jacob Davis, Ekrahh Dawood, Emma Deakin, Shiv Julka, Emily Round, Tamzin Sandhu, Davinder Singh and Simran Uppal, who all achieved 11 grades of 7-9, A* or A.
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.”
A-Level Results 2018
Sixth Form students celebrated another positive set of A-Level results - with over half of them being top A*-B grades and more than 100 securing their places at university.
Students achieved a 99% pass rate - 77% of them being A*-C grades and 51% A*-B grades.
Mr K Blower, Head of Sixth Form, said: “It has been another good year for AS and A-Level results. Overall, we had a 99% pass rate and there were some fantastic individual results.
"More than 100 students are now expected to move on to university after securing the grades they required. The vast majority have secured their first-choice university, which is a fantastic achievement.
“They have worked extremely hard and I wish them all the very best of luck as they go on to the next stage of their lives."