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Posted on: September 3rd 2019

GCSE results - a day full of emotion

Fresh from the school achieving an SSAT award confirming for the third year running its performance in the top 20% of schools in the country, Hornsey School for Girls is delighted to confirm another year of above average outcomes with exceptional results for students across the board. Tears of joy were free flowing from students parents and teachers at the culmination of 5 years hard work.  
Headteacher Kuljit Rahelu said ‘Congratulations to students on these results which are a testament to their hardwork from the day they start in the school in year 7. Interest in the school has increased year on year and we are now rightly oversubscribed due to our results but also our approach to the wellbeing of our staff and students. Our partnership with families underpins our success – every student will no doubt triumph on the next stage of their education or training. You deserve this success and we’re all really proud of you’  
Many subject areas achieved exceptional results, of particular note for grades 9-4:  

  • 91% - Biology
  • 87% - Chemistry (43% of these 9-7) 
  • 87% - Physics  
  • 88% - Drama 
  • 82% - Computer Science (46% of these 9-7)
  • 82% - RS (41% of these 9-7)  
  • 80% - English Literature 

Additionally, the students excelled themselves with over 330 grade 9-7’s or equivalents being realised across all subject areas.  
Stand out individual performances include the following students: 

  • Nuria who achieved nine grade 9’s, one grade 8, and one grade 6 
  • Fatema who achieved six grade 9’s, three grade 8’s and one grade 7
  • Aasiyah who achieved four grade 9’s, two grade 8’s and four grade 7’s  
  • Khadijah who acheived four grade 9's four grade 8's and two grade 7's

Chair of Governors, Anita Yiannoullou, added: “Every results day is unique and I want to thank local families for their faith in the school. These results are embedded in our partnership together and reflect the commitment of every member of staff to your daughters. Each and every student leaves us with the knowledge and skills that will be critical to their continued success in the future. We look forward to hearing what you do next!’  
This year the school has continued to develop deep partnerships that promote social and political curiosity about the world students live in, and crucially, how they can engage and change lives through developing key skills around problem solving, communication and creativity. Our aim across the school is to empower our students to be resilient and hardworking - something these results attest too. 


A full photo gallery of the day is available on our facebook page

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