A-level Exam Results 2016
Ruislip High School is delighted with the success of its fourth set of A-level results. The vast majority of students attained the grades necessary to progress to their chosen university with more students than ever achieving A*-A grades.
The school is also extremely pleased to announce that Peter Cullimore attained two A* and one A grade, which was higher than his conditional offer to read Biochemistry at Oxford University. Peter becomes the third student in consecutive years to gain a place at an Oxbridge university. He said: “I’m really pleased to have attained the grades to secure my conditional offer to study Biochemistry at Oxford University this autumn.”
Three other students attained all A/A* grades: Ryan Barber (A*A*A), Jack Manners (A* AA) and Betsy Brady (AAA); they will read Electronic Engineering at Southampton University, Physics at Edinburgh University and Chemistry at Birmingham University respectively. Staff are thrilled with students’ successes, including Abbie Edwards who attained the grades required to read Medicine at King’s College, London.
At AS level, impressively two students, Matthew Fishman and Eddie Honein, achieved A grades in all AS levels they sat in the summer of 2016. The overall pass rate was a pleasing 92%.
GCSE Exam Results 2016
Ruislip High School is delighted to announce its best set of GCSE results in its short history. 76% of students attained an A*-C in both English and mathematics. This is a key national accountability measure. 74% of students attained five or more A*-C grades including English and mathematics. The school is thrilled that 37 students achieved five or more grades A-A* and 31% of all entries were awarded A-A* grades, with 57% for A*-B grades.
The school is most pleased that the majority of students have fulfilled their potential and have the qualifications to progress to the next stage of their education. The results in English language and literature were very strong with A*to C percentages of 79% and 84% respectively. In addition, the results for mathematics remain consistently high with 81% of all students attaining A*-C grades. In terms of individual successes, 24 students attained eight or more grades at A-A* level.
The English Baccalaureate (Ebacc)
The English Baccalaureate (Ebacc) is a measure that shows where students have secured a C grade or above across a core of academic subjects at key stage 4. The Ebacc is made up of: English, mathematics, history or geography, the sciences and a language.
In 2015/16, 32% of Year 11 students at Ruislip High School achieved this measure.
Please click here to access the School Performance Tables published by the Secretary of State on the department for Education's website.