GCSE results 2017: North Bridge House Senior Hampstead students buck national trend in English and maths
PUBLISHED: 16:01 24 August 2017
North Bridge House Senior Hampstead students have bucked the national trend after receiving their GCSE exam results this morning.
Under the new grading system – which sees 9 as the equivalent of an A* – there were 15 grade 9s secured across maths and English and 46.3per cent gained A* to As in other subjects.
While 53pc gained 7, 8 or 9 grades (a strong A or above) in maths, compared to 19pc nationally. The results also saw 11pc of NBH students achieving grade 9 in maths and in English literature, against a national average of 3.5pc and 3.2pc respectively.
The school also has a reputation for its creativity and continues to perform at an exceptionally high standard in subjects like photography, with 73pc of all grades A* to A.
Outgoing head Georgina Masefield said: “It is a pleasure to celebrate with our students and staff who have worked so hard to achieve these fantastic results. My congratulations go to all of our GCSE students and I wish them every success as they take their next steps into A-levels and beyond.”
Star performers included headgirl Dua Haseeb, who gaining two A*s and three A grades in subjects ranging from drama to food technology, as well as a 9 in English language and an 8 in Maths.
Ben McGinnity, deputy head boy was equally as pleased, gaining three A*s in history, drama and photography alongside a 9 in English language and an 8 in maths.
Art Zabergja particularly excelled, gaining four A*s and one A grade, as well as an 8 in English language and two 9 grades in English literature and maths.
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