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Posted on August 22nd 2019
HGAED Celebrates Superb GCSE Results
Students at Harris Girls’ Academy East Dulwich are celebrating a superb set of GCSE results.
Nearly half of students (48%) achieved the demanding Ebacc qualification. This is twice the most recent national average.
Across the academy, 66% of students achieved 5 GCSEs including English and Maths. 85% of achieved a GCSE in English while 66% did so in Maths.
Performance in individual subjects:
- In English Literature, 43% of students achieved a Grade 7-9, including 16 ‘Super’ Grade 9s, which are the equivalent of an A**.
- In Chemistry, every single student achieved a Grade 7-9 which is the equivalent of an A, A* or A**, with 91% of Biology and Physics students doing so too.
- Two thirds of our Psychology students achieved a Grade 7-9, as did nearly a third (31%) of our History students.
Special mention must be made of the following students who excelled, with large numbers of Grade 9s:
- Juying: 10 Grade 9s
- Christine: 6 Grade 9s
- Aryenne: 5 Grade 9s
- Tahira: 5 Grade 9s
- Alimat: 5 Grade 9s
- Amazon: 6 Grade 9s
Carrie Senior, Principal of Harris Girls’ Academy East Dulwich, said:
“We are all extremely proud of our amazing Year 11 today.
“They have achieved some fantastic results across a variety of subjects, showcasing not only their academic talent but their enthusiasm for learning. They have all worked incredibly hard to get these grades which will unlock the door to bright, successful futures.
“Our science results continue to shine, with all Chemistry students getting the equivalent of an A or above, and more than 91% of our physicists and biologists doing so too.
“I’d like to thank all our students, parents and staff who have helped make today such a cause for celebration.”
An amazing 100% grade 7-9 for GCSE Chemistry! Emma (pictured with Mr Boateng) got 9-9-8 for the three separate sciences.