Surbiton High School is delighted to report another excellent set of GCSE results this year. With 78% of all grades at 9-7/A*-A, the results across the board are outstanding and demonstrate the commitment Surbiton High School has in providing a breadth and depth to its excellent academic provision**. The introduction of tougher GCSEs this year further highlights the outstanding results, with one quarter of all pupils being awarded the highest grade 9. 93% of all results were graded 9-6/A*-B.
Pupils studied the more rigorous IGCSEs in Modern Foreign Languages and have seen fantastic results, with 50% achieving A* in French and Spanish and 68% in German. Further to this, the wider language options of Italian, Japanese and Russian all achieved 100% A*, with 50% of Chinese results A* and 75% of Latin results were awarded grade 9-8.
STEM subjects have also achieved excellent results, with grades 9-8 being awarded in 62% of all Mathematics papers, 62% in Biology, 57% in Physics, 53% in Chemistry and 43% in Computer Science. Pupils taking the Level 2 Certificate in Further Mathematics achieved outstanding results with over 90% at A*, of which one quarter achieved an A* with distinction.
In Performing Arts, 57% of results in Drama were awarded grade 9 and Music saw 72% at 9–8. Significant numbers of pupils also gained top results in Geography, History and Religious Studies, with grades 9-8 awarded to 68% in Geography, 54% in History and 52% in Religious Studies.
Thirty three pupils achieved a complete set of results at the highest grade 9-7/A*-A. Notable results have been achieved by our GB rowers, Emily, Charlotte and both Olivias, who gained over 37 grades at 9-7/A*- A between them whilst also rowing for GB J16 team. The girls won their first international race against France in July. Sisters Rose (Year 13) and Eleanor (Year 11) achieved straight A*s across A-levels and GCSEs, with Rose gaining 4 A*s at A-level and Eleanor 10.5 grade 9-8/A* grade at GCSE.
Rebecca Glover, Principal of Surbiton High School stated: “It is wonderful to see the hard work of our committed staff and pupils realised through this fantastic set of GCSE results. They have set the bar high for their future as they move onto Sixth Form and continue to explore a wide range of A-level courses at Surbiton High School. Congratulations to each and every pupil – they deserve this incredible level of success and have a great future awaiting them.“
**84% of the Schools GCSE results this year are graded in the new numerical system 9 – 1, with the remaining based on the alphabetical grading system A* - G.