We are immensely proud of the girls’ achievements and especially delighted with the individual successes that mean so much. Overall, 88% of all grades were awarded at grades 9-7 (A*-A) and an amazing 34% of all our pupils achieved 9 or more grade 9-8s (A*); among them are a number of girls whose academic endeavours have seen them achieve success with an exceptional number of grade 9 -8 results; Lilias (11), Janice (11), Sophia L (11) and Jocelyn (12).
We are pleased to be continuing high levels of success across all subjects, but particularly across STEM subjects – this year 90% of STEM results (the Sciences, Maths and Computer Science) were awarded at grades 9-7. Similarly, our performing and creative artists have continued to achieve great results; 100% of our Music GCSEs were at grades 9-8, 100% of Drama grades were at 9-7 and across the Creative Arts (Art, Textiles and Design Technology) 89% of results were at grades 9-7. Factoring in the disruption to their studies that the pandemic caused, in particular to the practical elements of coursework, the achievements of this remarkable group of pupils are even more outstanding. Well done to them all!
Headmistress, Mrs Emma McKendrick said “‘I could not be more delighted for or proud of the girls’ achievements! They have navigated all the challenges of the last two years with such determination and positivity and their hard work and resolve have been rewarded by excellent results. They have very strong foundations on which to build their A Level studies and I have no doubt that they will both contribute a great deal to the life of the School in the Sixth Form as well as achieve equal success academically. They are remarkable young women.’
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