Another Excellent Set Of GCSE Results!

As it prepares to open its new Sixth Form, Higham Lane School is delighted to announce another fantastic set of GCSE results.

82% of Year 11 students achieved five or more A*-C grades, including English and Maths. A stunning 93% of students attained grades A*-C in English, with an excellent 85% obtaining A*-C in Maths. 28% of the Year Group secured five or more grades at A*-A.

 Among the School's top performers was Head Girl, Sharifa Sheikh (pictured right), who achieved an A* in all 12 subjects which she studied!

Other outstanding performances were achieved by: Johnathan Cooper (10 A*s, 2 As); Joshua Evans (10 A*s, 2 As); Lauren Baraclough (8 A*s, 3 As); James McCafferty (8 A*s, 3 As); Ajit Nagra (7 A* s, 5As); Charlotte Gurr (7 A*s, 4 As); Shaan Bhachu (6 A*s, 5 As); Serena Patel (6 A*s, 6 As); Rohan Madahar (5 A*s, 7 As); Jessica Banks (5 A*s, 6 As); Matthew Reubens (5 A*s, 6 As, 1 C); Joshua Davies (5A*s, 5 As, 2 Bs) and Isaac Francis (5 A*s, 5 As, 1 B).

Delighted Headteacher, Phil Kelly, commented: ``There are so many excellent individual performances to celebrate. Most noticeable is that students of all abilities made highly impressive progress from their respective starting points.

``This is the highest rate of progress students have ever achieved at the School and reinforces the fact that at Higham Lane, every student is valued and we always challenge them to aspire to achieve their personal best. We are opening a Sixth Form in September to continue this excellent work at post-16 level.

``Governors and I would particularly like to thank and congratulate Year 11 Progress Leader, Iain Morris, and all of our teaching and support staff, who have worked so hard and so effectively to enable the students to achieve these fantastic results.

``We are also most grateful to our parents and carers for all their constant support and encouragement. But the biggest congratulations has to go to the students themselves!''

For the Nuneaton News coverage of this year's Higham Lane GCSE results please use the following link:-

http://www.nuneaton-news.co.uk/stunning-gcse-results-at-nuneaton-s-higham-lane-school/story-29654787-detail/story.html#2

A video clip of HLS students can also be found on the Coventry Telegraph website:-

http://www.coventrytelegraph.net/news/coventry-news/gcse-results-day-live-wait-11796337

Below: Jumping for joy! High-achieving students celebrate their GCSE results with Headteacher, Phil Kelly. (More images can be found in the Photo Gallery).