Across the UK, the nervous wait for GCSE results is over as students have returned to school to collect their final grades from the exams they sat earlier this summer.
Students, parents and staff celebrated the successes of the year group at Oasis Academy Lord’s Hill and looked ahead to exciting next steps. With these results, Lord’s Hill’s aspirational students have established firm foundations for future academic and professional success.
Highlights of the Oasis Academy Lord’s Hill 2019 GCSE examination results include:
- Students achieved a record equalling total of seventeen grade 9s in the new GCSEs. This includes eleven grade 9s in Maths and the Sciences, a record at the Academy. In Mathematics, the percentage of students achieving grades 7-9 rose by 5% compared to 2018.
- In History, the Academy has its best ever record results on the new GCSE, with 44% of students achieving a grade 4 or above.
- Students performed exceptionally well in a number of GCSE subjects, with more than 75% achieving grade 4 or above in Art, Dance and Polish.
- Once again, the Academy has maintained its track record in securing brilliant results in vocational subjects, such as Health and Social Care, Hospitality, Engineering and Sport. In total, 39% of grades in these subjects were at Distinction or Distinction*.
Overall, 38% of students achieved a grade 4-9 in English and Maths, with 26% gaining grade 5-9.
Commenting on Oasis Academy Lord’s Hill’s results, Principal Rob Forder said;
“I would like to congratulate students on their results, and take the opportunity to thank staff for their hard work and commitment. I am extremely proud of the outstanding individual successes of some of our students. Our students are credit to themselves, their families and the community. We wish them all the very best for the future.”
There have been some truly outstanding individual successes:
- Sammy Gray achieved a total of six grade 9s in Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geography and History. He also achieved a grade 7 in English Literature. Across his three Mathematics papers, Sammy only dropped three marks.
- Leonna Aranda achieved four grade 9s in Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics alongside a grade 8 in History, and three grade 7s.
- Steph Dummer achieved grade 9s in Mathematics and Physics, alongside three grade 8s and two grade 7s. She also achieved a Distinction* in Hospitality.
- Dominika Dziewit achieved a double grade 9 in Combined Science, the first student to achieve this result at the Academy. She also achieved a grade 9 in Polish, alongside three grade 8s and two grade 7s
- Rhys Gilbert achieved a grade 9 in Biology, alongside three grade 8s and two grade 7s.
- Matthew Harrison achieved grade 8s in Mathematics and English Language, alongside five grade 7s. He also achieved a distinction in Health and Social Care.
- Dan Hinton achieved grade 8 in English Literature, grade 87 in Combined Science, alongside five other grade 7s.
- Maisy Biddlecombe achieved a double grade 8 in Combined Science, and a grade 8 in Mathematics
A delighted Steph Dummer, said:
“I am really proud, especially in Physics because this was my most difficult subject! I am really looking forward to going onto study A Levels in Biology, Chemistry and Psychology at Peter Symonds College.
Sammy Gray, who achieved 6 grade 9s, said:
“I’m very happy. I’m particularly pleased that I only lost two marks in all my Maths papers.”
Celebrating her achievements, Dominika Dziewit said:
“I’m crying such happy tears. I didn’t think I would be able to get two 9s in Science. Hard work, works!”