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GCSE results 2019: Henrietta Barnett headteacher pays tribute to ‘fabulous’ year group as 95pc get a grade 7 or higher

PUBLISHED: 15:53 22 August 2019

A group of friends celebrate at Henrietta Barnett School in Hampstead Garden Suburb after getting their GCSE results. Picture: Henrietta Barnett School

A group of friends celebrate at Henrietta Barnett School in Hampstead Garden Suburb after getting their GCSE results. Picture: Henrietta Barnett School

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Henrietta Barnett year 11 pupils have got an “excellent” set of results despite the new format of GCSE’s, the school’s head Del Cooke has said.

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Nearly 80 per cent of GCSE exams were given grades 8 and 9, and 95pc were at grade 7 or above.

In total 16 pupils got ten grade 9s or more.

Ms Cooke said: "Huge congratulations to our Year 11 students and their teachers on these excellent results, despite the additional challenge of the reformed GCSEs. They are a fabulous, interesting and talented year group who have been thoroughly involved in extra-curricular activities, including music, drama, sport and many others. We are extremely proud of them and very much look forward to working with them in the sixth form."

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