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Central Foundation Students Celebrate Outstanding GCSE Results

Mohammed, Sirdas, Mithursan, Brandan, Serkan and Fahim all achieved multiple A*s

Mohammed, Sirdas, Mithursan, Brandan, Serkan and Fahim all achieved multiple A*s

On the eve of Central Foundation Boys’ School’s 150th anniversary, its students are celebrating another outstanding set of GCSE results. 85% of the pupils achieved an A* to C in both English and Maths.

The students achieved exceptional outcomes in the core subjects of Maths, English and Science. In English language and literature, 90% of the students achieved A* to C with 29% achieving A or A*. In Maths, 90% of the students achieved A* to C with 37% of the whole cohort achieving an A* or A. 87% of students achieved at least a C grade in Science, with 30% achieving A* or A.

There has been outstanding attainment and progress from students of all abilities with 28% of all grades at GCSE awarded as A* or A.  Across the whole Year group 83% of the pupils achieved at least 5 A* to Cs including English and Maths.

There was exceptional student performance across the breadth of the curriculum with EBacc subjects performing particularly well including Computing (96% A*-C), Spanish (87%), History (84%) and Geography (82%). ICT and Business Studies GCSE results were once again outstanding with A*-C% of 93% and 84% respectively. The creative faculty was well represented with Music results of 86%.

Among the results, there were many individual success stories including:

Sirdas Aba who achieved 11 A*s.

Mithursan Alagendran, Brandan Josiah and Serkan Marasli who all achieved 9 A*s and 3 As.

Samuel Alferink-Kamara who achieved 7 A*s and 4 As.

Fahim Mohammed who achieved 7 A*s and 3 As.

Mohamed Saci who achieved 6 A*s and 6 As.

Headteacher Jamie Brownhill said, “Central Foundation believes every young person can be successful whatever their starting point or background and our results demonstrate that we have made this belief a reality. Our students have made exceptional progress throughout their time at the school and we are particularly delighted at the large number of A and A* grades.”