Students at Fulneck School in Pudsey have achieved ‘Exceptional’ results in this year’s GSCE examinations.
86 per cent achieved five or more A* to C grades, or equivalent, in what are believed to be the most rigorous exams for a generation.
Of particular note were the results in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) where 100 per cent of students achieved A*/A and A* respectively.
Similarly there was a 100 per cent success rate in the Higher Project Qualification (HPQ), with 53 per cent of students achieving an A*/A grade.
Meanwhile science continues to thrive at Fulneck, with 100 per cent of students scoring grade 5 or above in the triple award.
There were some superb individual performances including Joel Lai who achieved six grade 9 (the highest grade on the new system), one grade 8, three grade A’s and a grade B which he achieved in Year 10 when he took Religious Studies.
“I am absolutely over the moon with my results. I started at Fulneck in Year five and today has shown that all my hard work has really paid off.
“I can’t wait to start my Sixth Form career and continue the next stage in my journey of learning.”
The top performing girl was Rabia Arif who achieved a total of 11 passes.
Fulneck School Principal, Deborah Newman, said:
“We are delighted to report an exceptional set of GCSE results today.
“They are a credit to all our pupils who have fully embraced the wonderful learning opportunities provided at Fulneck and of course our dedicated teaching staff who have supported them every step of the way.
“The results are the perfect way to mark my imminent retirement and as I depart I wish all pupils every possible success in the next phase of their education.”