School celebrates first GCSE results
The first cohort of pupils to complete their GCSEs at Eden Girls’ School, Slough have opened their results and are celebrating achieving outstanding results. The school’s first set of GCSE results place it as one of the highest achieving in the country, with its results likely to be in the top 5% of all schools.
- 67% of students achieve a ‘strong pass’ in GCSE English and Maths.
- 86% of students achieve a ‘standard pass’ in GCSE English and Maths.
- 43% of students achieve the English Baccalaureate.
67% of students achieved GCSEs with grades 9-5 in English and Maths, compared to 43% nationally in 2018, and 43% achieved the English Baccalaureate. Both results are expected to place Eden Girls’ School, Slough within the top 5% of schools nationally.
Antikhab Aslam, Deputy Principal of Eden Girls’ School, Slough, said: “This set of results is testament to the hard work, commitment, dedication and sacrifice made by teachers, students and parents. I would like to thank the teachers and students for believing great things can happen when we work together.”
Zunaira Bilqees achieved the top grade 9 in English Literature, Biology, Physics, Art, Geography and Religious Studies. She also achieved grade 8s in English Language, Mathematics and Chemistry. ‘I am so shocked but also happy – hard work pays off.’ Zunaira will go on to study A Levels in Economics, Biology, Physics and Maths at Langley Grammar School.
Zunaira Bilqees celebrating her results.
Nabiha Mahmood and Mulki Dhaqane also achieved brilliant sets of results.
Nabiha achieved the top grade 9 in English Language, English Literature, Chemistry, Physics, Geography and Religious Studies. She also achieved grade 8s in Maths, Biology, Food Preparation & Nutrition and French. ‘I am really happy and would like to thank all my teachers for their hard work.’ Nabiha will go on to study A Levels in Biology, Chemistry and Maths at Herschel Grammar School.
Nabiha Mahmood celebrating her results.
Mulki achieved the top grade 9 in English Language, English Literature, Citizenship, History and Religious Studies. She also achieved grade 8 in Maths, Biology and Chemistry. ‘You should never give up and if you put in the hard work you will get what you deserve insha’Allah. Thank you to all my teachers for their support and hard work’. Mulki will go on to study A Levels in Biology, Chemistry and English Literature at Reach Academy Feltham.
Mulki Dhaqane celebrating her results.
(Mufti) Hamid Patel, Chief Executive of Star Academies, reflected on the achievements and underlined the wider mission of the school: “These really are life-changing outcomes for our amazing students. Our parents, staff and students really make us proud. As well as securing fantastic grades, we want our young women to have excellent character, be responsible citizens and serve their communities passionately.”
Added By: tetadmin | Date Added: 22nd Aug 2019 | Posted In: Latest News