Students and staff joined together to celebrate the excellent results achieved by the class of 2019 at The Radclyffe School. There were plenty of tears of joy as the hard work of students was rewarded by some incredible results. The headline data is:
• 75% of students achieving grades 4+ in GCSE English (54% achieving 5+ grades up by 2%)
• 73% of students achieving grade 4+ in GCSE Maths up by 3% (49% achieving 5+ grades)
• 63% of students achieved grades 4+ in both English and Maths (39% achieving 5+ grades in both)
• 48% of all grades were grades 9-5 (up by 5%)
• Attainment 8 score 45.1 (up by 2.1 points)
• 58% of students achieved a 4-9 grades in at least two Sciences (up by 4%)
• 19% of all grades awarded were the very top grades 7-9 (up 4%)
• Other high achieving subjects were:
Art 91% 4-9 grades (37% 7-9 grades up 2%),
Drama 88% 4-9 grades (24% 7-9 grades)
Photography 95% 4-9 grades (30% 7-9 grades)
Religious Studies 86% 4-9 grades up 10% (42% 7-9 grades)
Sports Studies 85% 4-9 grades
Textiles 74% 4-9 grades up 6% (18% 7-9 grades)
Food and Nutrition 68% 4-9 grades (13% 7-9 grades)
There were some exceptional individual performances with Nahian Ahmed topping the list with ten 7-9 grades (9 at grade 9, 1 at grade 8). Mohammed Lukhman also achieved ten 7-9 grades (5 at grade 9, 5 at grade 8) as did Mahfuza Zannath (4 at grade 9, 4 at grade 8 and 2 at grade 7). Ayeza Akhtar was another high achiever with nine 7-9 grades (6 at grade 9, 3 at grade 8). Muhammad Amjad also achieved nine grades 7-9 (4 at grade 9, 4 at grade 8 and one at grade 7). Other students to achieve nine 7-9 grades were Salman Khan, Sharmin Rahman, Ayra Ali, Farzana Begum and Head Girl Sarah Nazir.
Headteacher, Hardial Hayer, said, “Our students have achieved some outstanding results this year. Their achievements show that anything is possible at The Radclyffe School. Each year our students exceed all expectations and deliver excellent results. It is particularly pleasing to see a tremendous increase in grades 7-9 and in particular an increase of 4% at grade 9 which is awarded to a small fraction of students in the country as a whole. I am absolutely delighted that our fantastic students have achieved these wonderful results. Our journey to beyond outstanding continues. I commend the students, staff and parents for these amazing results and wish all our students the very best for the future”.
Sue Webb, Chair of Governors, added, “I am pleased to see that our Year 11 students demonstrated their determination and resilience in achieving excellent results. As well as congratulating them I also congratulate our staff and parents, who go above and beyond to ensure all our students are equipped to achieve their potential. I wish all our students luck in the future and hope they will continue to excel”.