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Year 11s celebrate outstanding GCSE results

Yousef, Younes, Sami, Berkan, Andrew and Kibria celebrating their results


Central Foundation Boys’ School students are celebrating an outstanding set of GCSE results. 78% of the pupils achieved at least 5 A* to Cs including English and Maths. This performance, in terms of student added value, placed the school in the top 10% of schools within the country.

The students achieved exceptional outcomes in the core subjects of Maths, English and Science. In English, 86% of the students achieved A* to C. In Maths, 89% of the students achieved A* to C with 27% of the whole cohort achieving an A or A*. In the Sciences, 76% of students achieved A* to C with 26% of the whole cohort achieving an A or A*.

There was also exceptional student performance across the breadth of the curriculum as well as in the core subjects. Our students continue to excel at Business and Computing. In ICT, 96% of students achieved A* – C with nearly half at A or A*. In Business Studies 84% of students achieved A* – C, with 24% at A or A*.

The arts continued their exceptional performance from last year. In Music 100% of students achieved A* – C. In Art 89% achieved A* – C and 44% achieved either an A or A*.

The humanities results were also strong. In History 79% achieved A* – C. In Geography 75% of the students achieved A* to C. In Modern Foreign Languages 73% of students achieved A* – C.

1 in 3 of students achieved at least 3 A/A*s. These students included:-

Andrew Li who achieved 12 A*s and 1 As.

Kibria Karim who achieved 8 A*s and 4 As.

Yousef Nisbet who achieved 8 A*s and 3 As.

Younes Taleb who achieved 7 A*s and 6 As.

Samiul Ahmed who achieved 7 A*s and 5 As.

Berkan Marasli who achieved 6 A*s and 5 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. In September, many of our students will be joining Central Foundation Sixth Form and we expect to see them knocking on the doors of the country’s top universities and employers in the next few years.”