Students and staff at Midhurst Rother College are today celebrating their GCSE results.
65% of students achieved five or more A*-C grades including a 4 or above in both English Language and maths – a significant increase from 50% last year.
There were strong performances in a number of subjects including biology, chemistry and physics art, PE, drama, additional maths, Religion and Philosophy where results were all above 80% C+. Many other subjects were about 70%C+. The percentage of students achieving the new higher grades of 7-9 in English and maths is also considerably higher than the A*/A achieved in those subjects last year. In English language, 24% of grades were 7+ and in maths, 19% of grades were 7+.
There were notable individual successes, including:
- Harry Spirit who achieved 5A*s, 2 As, 9s in English Literature and maths and an 8 in English Language
- Freddie Hill who achieved 5A*s, 1 B, 9 in English Language and 9 in English Literature
- Abigail de Villiers who achieved 1 9 and 2 8s
- Sophie Brownbill who achieved a 9 and 2 8s
- Hannah Dee who achieved a 9 in English language and 8 in maths
- Luna Jacevicius who achieved a 9 in English Language and 8 in English Literature
These results come on top of last week’s A Level results which are amongst the best in the County.
Stuart Edwards, Principal of Midhurst Rother College, said:
“Everyone at the College is absolutely thrilled with these results which are a significant improvement on those achieved last year. Students and staff have worked incredibly hard all year and these results are a fitting reward. We are always ambitious for our students to achieve their full potential and I am pleased that so many students have achieved the brand new top grade of ‘9’.
“I am delighted that so many students have chosen to stay at the College’s Sixth Form which, as last week’s strong results showed, offers students the very best educational opportunities.”
“I would also like to thank all the staff in the College for their dedication and commitment to support and challenge students in all year groups.”
Claire Dickens, Assistant Principal, said “It has been a pleasure to have worked with our Year 11 students this year. I am pleased that their hard work has enabled them to make the next step towards achieving their aspirations.”