Pupils, parents and staff at Red House School in Norton are this week celebrating another year of incredible GCSE results which has seen 99.7% obtaining grades 4-9 (previously grades C-A*). 44% of the GCSE results were grades 8-9 (previously grade A*) and 64% of grades were 7-9 (previously grades A-*A).
Mr Ken James, Headmaster at the independent school, shared his delight: “Once again the pupils at Red House have achieved an exceptional set of GCSE results. Over the last eighteen months the pupils have been studying diligently in unprecedented circumstances and they richly deserve the success they have seen today. They have shown such determination and resilience which will serve them well beyond the gates of Red House. Everyone at Red House wishes them the very best for their next steps and beyond.”
Pupils were delighted with their results. In particular, Rose K achieved the highest grade 9 in all 10 subjects and also grade 9 in further maths. Isobel E achieved grade 9 in all 10 subjects and grade 7 in further maths.
Rose said: “I was nervous last night and was very eager to open my result today. I was hopeful that I would do well but I’m extremely happy and proud to have achieved the highest grade in all my subjects. I’m looking forward to studying Biology, Chemistry, Maths and Further Maths.”
Isobel said: “I was trying not to think about my results last night but reality set in this morning when I arrived at school and saw my friends opening their results. I feel very relieved and I’m very happy that all my hard work has paid off. I’m now going to study Biology, Chemistry, Religious Studies and Psychology.”
Emily R also received an impressive set of results by gaining grade 9s and grade 8s in all her subjects. In addition, Liberty, Isabelle and Will, along with Head Girl Laura did extremely well achieving grades 7-9 in all of their subjects.
Red House School continues to maintain its reputation for providing unrivalled pastoral care and academic excellence. Being a small school it has a unique family atmosphere, which develops a love of learning amongst its pupils.