BISHOPSHALT SCHOOL

Pupils at the school in Royal Lane, Hillingdon, bagged an impressive set of results this year, with 62 per cent gaining five A*-C grades including English and maths.

And 17 of them got at least nine A* or A grades. Headteacher, Kim Rowe, praised the pupils and their teachers. “We are delighted with the excellent results of our students, notwithstanding the changes to the GCSE exam system we have seen this year.

“We are proud that we have supported more students to achieve so well on GCSE courses and we have seen an increase in the number of students studying and achieving the EBACC qualification. We congratulate them all’.

 

GURU NANAK SIKH ACADEMY

In a school where 100 per cent of pupils have English as an additional language, 85 per cent of them achieved A*-C in English language.

“The students themselves are delighted with their results, with many individuals achieving a large number of A and A* grades,” said vice-principal Steve Rinaldi.

“The school is really pleased to see an increase in its overall pass rate in the headline measure of students achieving fine A*-C grades including maths and English this year.”

BARNHILL COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL

It has been a good morning in Yeading Lane, where Barnhill pupils have been collecting their GCSE results.

Ten pupils netted 10 or more A or A*s, as once again students showed excellent results at the top level. Notable results included Lorita Krasniqi, who amassed a breathtaking 13A*s and an A grade.

Ankit Khanna, Mikesh Tailor, Marva Khoshan and Ewelina Wilk with their GCSE results at Barnhill Community School
 

Other top performers were Shola Ajao (10 A*s, 5 As); Ricky Ghedia (5 A*s, 9 As); Marva Khoshan (14 A* or A) Utkarsh Aneja and Amjad Saeed (12 A* or As); Angela Ahmad, Ankit Khanna and Ewelina Wilk(11 A* or As); and Harman Kooner (10 A* or As).

Headteacher, Robert Lobatto, said: “I am very proud of what our students have achieved this year especially in the light of all the changes to the GCSE curriculum. They have worked incredibly hard, supported by their teachers and families, and deserve their success.

Lorita Krasniqi
 

“Our outstanding teaching at Barnhill has meant that each student has come away with a good set of results, and I am pleased that once again we are stretching our most able students to achieve at the highest level.”

 

ST HELEN'S SCHOOL

Girls from St Helen's show off their certificates

Girls at St Helen’s School Northwood are celebrating outstanding success in their GCSE and IGCSE examinations.

An impressive 49 per cent of all grades awarded were A*, with 81 per cent at A* or A.

And 11 of the 104 students who opened their results envelopes today were thrilled to achieve a “full house” of A* grades, with a further 31 students achieving all A* and A grades.

Headteacher Dr Mary Short said: “These are fantastic results all round which reward the girls’ hard work throughout their GCSE courses. We are proud of our students; their results underline that girls at a single-sex school can excel at whatever they put their minds to. But behind all the statistics there are amazing individual stories of talent and success.”

Vicki Oyesola, who has just returned from Botswana where she has been representing England at netball as part of the National Academy squad, achieved six A*s and five As in her GCSE examinations.

Keen historian Maya Freiman, who has been involved behind the scenes at the Imperial War Museum as one of 23 Youth Advisers, and has additionally been an active member of the voluntary team at the Jewish Museum London, was delighted to receive 10 straight A* grades.

Dr Short added, “The breadth of talent of Vicki, Maya and so many other St Helen’s girls, is astonishing. They are girls who will become leaders of their fields and leaders of their communities.”

These results follow last week’s excellent A level results, in which 56 per cent of all grades awarded were A* and A, and over a third of the school’s leavers gained three or more A* and A grades.

THE DOUAY MARTYRS SCHOOL

The Douay Martyrs Scool in Hillingdon is  celebrating fantastic results with 66 percent of students getting five higher grades including English and Maths.

Fifteen students also got straight As, many of whom also getting  a host of A*s.

Headteacher Martin Rainsford said he was  thrilled with the results which are a significant improvement on last year's impressive results. 

ABBOTSFIELD SCHOOL

The boys at Abbotsfield in Clifton Gardens, Hillingdon, notched up an 54 per cent pass rate in five or more GCSEs at A*-C grades including English and maths.

GCSE results day at Abbotsfield School, Clifton Gardens, Hillingdon. A pupil analyses his results with a member of staff.
 

Particular successes included Jonathan Hutchinson gained 9 A*s and five A grades; Adedayo Adeniji (6 A*s, 5As); Shushovan Sada (6 A*s, 4 As); and Mahin Amir (5 A*s, 4 As).

Headteacher, Mark Bland, said: “We are delighted and very proud of the boys.

GCSE results - Abbotsfield School, Clifton Gardens, Hillingdon. Adedayo Adeniji,16.
 

“It is down to the the hard work and dedication the boys and staff and the amazing support from parents”.

BISHOP RAMSEY C OF E SCHOOL

Bishop Ramsey is bucking the national trend and has improved on last year's GCSE results.

Pupils gained an 80 per cent A*-C pass rate including English and maths, and 89 per cent A*-C pass rate across all subjects.

"They're really good results," said assistant headteacher David Poole.

"They've gone up from last year - they brilliant last year and they have gone up again."

Nine of their students achieved all A* and A grades.

HARLINGTON SCHOOL

Harlington School students are celebrating an unprecedented 258 GCSE passes at either A* or A grade this year.

Standout performances were achieved by Rohma Shammus, who achieved 9A* grades and two As; Aisha Irfan (8A*s, 2As); Neha Khera (8A*s, 1A); Sweeny Fernandes (7A*s, 3As); Nayna Islam (7A*s, 2As); Manpreet Kaur (7A*s); Anna Dukhonikova (3A*s, 7As); Jodie Bungay (4A*s, 4As); Navid Ahmadi (4A*s); and Diogo Ferreira (2A*s).

Neha Khera said: “I was thrilled with my 8A*s especially my science results as my dream is to be a pediatrician.

“I am staying on to study A-levels at Harlington as I know it will be tough studying for a medical degree but my teachers have given me the confidence to go for it.”  

Manpreet Kaur of Harlington School celebrates with a hug
 

Headteacher, Liz Horrigan, said: “We’re particularly pleased with the increase in A* and A grades, and also students gaining the EBACC suite of qualifications this year, both of which have doubled compared to  last year.

Serdar Sabri with Neha Khera celebrate results day at Harlington School
 

“Many of our students join us at late stages in their secondary school career, often from schools abroad, and often have to learn English at the same time as preparing for their exams, so we are delighted with their progress and achievements in the short time that they have been with us.”

HAYDON SCHOOL

Haydon school is celebrating maintaining its GCSE grade results.

Pupils at the school in Wiltshire Lane, Eastcote, achieved a 71 per cent pass rate in subjects including English and Maths - maintaining last year's figures.           

And there was an 87 per cent A* - C pass rate across all subjects.

Sixteen students received five or more A* grades, and six of those got 10 or more A*s.

NORTHWOOD COLLEGE FOR GIRLS

The 62 pupils entered for GCSE exams achieved an outstanding A*-C pass rate of 97 per cent.

32 per cent of grades were A*s and 67 per cent A-A*.

Headteacher, Jacqualyn Pain, said: “I am absolutely delighted and so proud of each and every one of our brilliant Year 11 girls.

“A clear testament to the phenomenal hard work and commitment that is demonstrated year after year by both our pupils and teachers.”

Achieving 100 per cent A*-A grades spells success in any language; and that is exactly what Northwood’s Latin, Greek and Persian GCSE students achieved this year.

A big smile from Dora Barnes of Northwood College For Girls
 

Single Science subject students followed the winning formula with a massive 97 per cent of the biology exam entries having attained the A*-A grades; and the results for both art and textiles paint a brilliant picture with 100 per cent of the creative students’ grades being A*-B.

Miss Pain added: “I believe that our success is due to the fact that our team of specialist and experienced educators identify the individual strengths of each girl, and work towards developing her raw talents by supporting, enthusing and challenging each step of the way.

“We strive to equip our students with a love of learning, which we are confident plays a pivotal role in motivating and driving them to exceed all expectations and truly flourish.

“The girls will go on to benefit from a personalised, academically strong curriculum and robust enrichment programme in the sixth form – designed to enable us to develop courageous, independent-minded and resilient young women; fully equipped to lead fulfilling and successful lives in this fast-changing world.”

NORTHWOOD SCHOOL

Northwood School students are celebrating a sensational set of results today, with 80 per cent of students achieving five A*-C grades including English and maths – the best set of results in the school’s history surpassing even last year’s impressive results.

Amongst the high flyers was David Larbi who achieved 5As* and 6As.

He said: “I’m very grateful to Northwood for helping me to achieve my potential and look forward to continuing my studies at the sixth form.”

Chris Clyne, Head of Year 11, commented: “I am so happy for the students. None of this would have happened without the hard work and dedication of the students themselves, combined with the unstinting support they’ve had from their teachers and parents.

“I am genuinely proud of each and every student.”

A group of very happy Northwood School pupils celebrating their GCSE results and school's best ever performance
 

QUEENSMEAD SCHOOL

There were some outstanding results at Queensmead this year.

Sadia Samsor joined the school in Queens Walk, South Ruislip, just over two years ago after moving to England from Afghanistan.

She spoke very little English when she arrived and was classed as an 'English as an additional language' student.

She worked extremely hard and far surpassed her predicted results of just three C grades or above.

Sadia was all smiles after opening her brown envelope to discover she had achieved three A*s including English Literature and six As, including maths.

She hopes to be a doctor and will study biology, chemistry, politics and maths at the school's sixth form.

Samuel Parritt-Gell also surpassed all expectations achieving 10 A* grades and two As.

Full results to come.

SWAKELEYS SCHOOL

The girls school in Clifton Drive, Hillingdon, achieved a 77 per cent rate of pupils gaining five or more A*-C grades, including English and maths. 

Outstanding achievements included Julia Bahja who gained 11A*s and 4As; Helen Philbrook (10A*s, 3As); Anastasia Sonkin (5A*s and 8As); Sonia Shinhmar (5A*s, 8As); Kritika Rai (3A*s, 10As); Manpreet Pattar (3A*s, 9As); Ellah Mwale (2A*s, 12As); and Aisha Khan (2A*, 10 As).

Nazrana Nasrati, who is blind, achieved C grades in her BTEC Art qualification. She stunned Ofsted inspectors on their recent visit to the school, leaving them awestruck by her achievements in the light of the fact that she has never seen.

"Guess what I got?" GCSE results day at Swakeleys School, Hillingdon
 

Headteacher, Sue Pryor said: “Following our recent Outstanding Ofsted, we have once again improved the percentage achieving the gold standard of five or more top grades including English and Maths.

“Particularly impressive is the fact that, despite well publicised Government changes, 91 per cent of our girls achieved A*-C grades in English.

“For the second year running, a quarter of the girls achieved more than 5A* or A grades.

We are delighted – everyone worked so hard to achieve these results!”

UXBRIDGE HIGH SCHOOL

Dedicated work by students and staff at Uxbridge High School has supported an eight per cent rise in the school’s five A*-C including English and Mathematics figures, to 51 per cent.

Top performers include Sathuson Sivalingarasa, who netted an impressive six A*s and five As; Nathan Mullins (5A*s, 6As); Jerry Bond (3 A*s, 3As); Chelsea Tripp (1A*s, 4As).

Chelsea said: “I am delighted with my results. I am looking forward to studying English in the sixth form and at university in the future.

“Thank you to all my teachers”.

GCSE results 2014, Uxbridge High School. Top row Radim Asil, Jordan Hughes, Shivani Rajani, Iqra Bari, Courtney Bradshaw, Anam Hafeez, Chelsea Tripp, Diana Korzovaite, Kaltrina Krasniqi. Bottom row Satuson Sivalingarasa and Jerry Bond.
 

Iqra Bari weighed in with nine As; Shivani Rajani (1A*, 8As); and Courtney Bradshaw (3 A*s, 7As).

Acting principal, Nigel Clemens, said: “We are delighted that our headline figures are moving forward in such a positive way.

“The UHS curriculum has enabled students to excel both in traditional academic and vocational areas.

“The students have laid great foundations on which to build their sixth form courses”.

VYNERS SCHOOL

In the vital five A*-C grade passes including English and maths, Vyners pupils achieved an impressive 75 per cent.

This is the school’s best ever GCSE results following an 11 per cent increase over the past three years, says headteacher James Heale, putting Vyners among the top 100 most improved schools in the country.

All smiles at Vyners
 

Top performing student was Ellie Baker with 13 A* grades. Other notable performances were Batul Essaji with 10 A*s and 3 As, Matthew McKenzie (9 A*s, 3 As) and many others with straight A grades.

Four pupils achieved A* with distinction in further maths – among the best results in the country.

'Result!' A Vyners pupil gets the good news.
 

“I am delighted with the GCSE results and the continued improvement that we are making year on year even in the face of significant challenges brought about by the changes to the exam system,” said Mr Heale.

“It doesn’t happen by chance, and I would like to thank the students for all their hard work and the professional, dedicated staff that frequently go the extra mile to ensure students reach their potential.”

RUISLIP HIGH SCHOOL

Ruislip High School announced its best set of GCSE results in its short history.

74 per cent of students attained the national benchmark of five or more grades A* - C at GCSE level, including English and mathematics.

The majority of students gained the qualifications to progress to the next stage of their education.

The results in English and mathematics were very strong with A*to C pass rates of 84 per cent and 82 per cent respectively.

In addition, the results in the baccalaureate subjects were very strong, in particular the sciences, geography and modern foreign languages. 

Fifteen students attained eight or more A*-A grades and 21 per cent of all entries were either an A* or A grade.