GCSE Results Oldham Hulme Grammar SchoolAugust 24, 2017
Hulme’s GCSE students are celebrating having achieved another excellent set of results this summer. The overall pass rate was 96% with 97% of students achieving the national benchmark of 5 A*-C grades including English and Maths.
The % of A* grades rose to its highest level in 5 years at 19%. Nearly half of Hulme’s grades (48%) were at A*-A level. Almost 30% of the cohort achieved the threshold of at least 7xA grades for one of Hulme’s academic scholarship to enter the sixth form, including 13 students who gained 9 or more A*/A grades.
Hulme’s top performer was Bradley Thompson who achieved an amazing 11 straight A* grades and Jade Calder, the top performing girl, gained 9 A* grades and 1 A. In addition this year’s star performers included: Jenny Chu (8A* / 2A) and Megan Brierley, Roberta Pellowe-Bailey and Mia Robinson who all achieved 7A* grades.
The Principal, Mr Craig Mairs, commented: “Once again these fantastic results reflect the hard work of our talented pupils and dedicated staff team. Much has been made nationally about the transitional nature of GCSEs at present; but I am delighted to see Hulme students continuing to fulfil their potential. They can be proud of what they have achieved and look forward to beginning their A Level courses”.
- 81% of all grades were at A*-B.
- As new 9-1 grading is introduced 98% of pupils achieved at least a grade 4 in Maths.
- 77% of all grades in Chemistry were A*/A.
- 75% of all grades in English Literature were A*/A.
- In excess of 65% of all grades in all three separate sciences were A*/A.