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Posted on August 22nd 2019
Harris Boys' Academy East Dulwich Celebrates Superb GCSE Results
2019 has been another fantastic year for GCSE results at Harris Boys’ Academy East Dulwich.
Overall, two thirds of students achieved a Grade 4 or above in English and Maths with a large proportion of boys gaining at least a Grade 7 (equivalent to an A or higher) in English (22%) and Maths (23%).
Around a third of students (30%) achieved the demanding Ebacc, which is well above the most recent national average (24%).
The academy also excelled in science. There was a 100% pass rate in Triple Science and an impressive 20% of the cohort achieved the very top Grade 9 which is equivalent to an A**.
All students studying Mandarin or Russian achieved a Grade 8 or 9.
There were a number of individual successes including Mohamed (pictured above with his father and Mr Groves), who achieved six Grade 9s. A special mention also goes to Jem, Zack, Mohamed, Roney, Jamil, Reza and Oliver, who all achieved Grades 8 or 9 in at least eight subjects.
Ben Bray (Vice Principal), pictured with Immanuel, Daniel, and Harry Ingham (Assistant Principal).
Peter Groves, Principal of Harris Boys’ Academy East Dulwich, said: “I want to congratulate each and every one of our outgoing Year 11 on their exceptional results which reflect their hard work and commitment to their studies throughout their time with us.
“Our talented teachers and support staff give everything to make sure that our children succeed and I am thankful for their continued dedication as well as the fantastic support of our parent body.
“It is always rewarding to see our students excel and achieve the very top grades and this year I am delighted that 12% of our students have average a Grade 7 or above in ten or more subjects – a fantastic achievement.”
Jamil, Dylan, Colin, Ben Bray (Vice Principal), Zack and Gus celebrate their great results.