GCSE Results put Barnhill in Top 10% in the Country for Progress

Congratulations to our GCSE students on another set of excellent results!

Barnhill Community High has seen outstanding GCSE results today, as grades have improved yet again compared to last year. The school’s Progress 8 score, which measures students’ progress has risen to +0.6, putting Barnhill Community High in the top 10% of the country.

English and Maths grades are well above the national average with 50% of students achieving the new and challenging Grade 5 or above in both subjects.  An impressive 64% of students achieved Grade 4 or above in English and Maths this year.

Top GCSE grades are also excellent with 24% of students achieving Grade 7 or higher in English and Maths.

Mohamed Omar achieved an incredible seven Grade 9s as well as one Grade 8, one Grade 7 and one A*.  He said, ‘I’m so happy.  It’s even better than I thought it would be!’

Only 1,000 of the 500,000 students receiving results today achieved Grade 9 in all subjects.

Adel Abdereshed achieved six Grade 9s, three Grade 8s, one A* and one A.  Adel beamed as he opened his envelope and was eager to share his amazing results with his friends!  

George Sims also celebrated with friends when he opened his envelope to find he had achieved one Grade 9, five Grade 8s, four Grade 7s and one Grade 6.  He said, ‘I got a 9 in English!  This is amazing I am so happy!’

Samira Harhouf wore a big smile as she discovered she achieved one Grade 9, three Grade 8s and seven Grade 7s.  Samira and her friends shared results with each other and were extremely happy.

Jake Elliot also smiled with pride as he showed friends and teachers his results, for which he achieved one Grade 9, five Grade 8s and five Grade 7s.

We would like to congratulate all of our students and wish them well as they proceed to the next step on their educational journey. We look forward to welcoming many of our students back in September at Barnhill Sixth Form.