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Coombe smash all previous records with top grades!

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An incredible 40%+ of all GCSE entries at Coombe Girls’ School have been graded 7-9 (equivalent to A**-A grades). These outcomes once again firmly cement Coombe Girls’ position in the top 5% of state schools nationally.

Coombe Girls’ School has maintained its exceptionally high standards of achievement and continues to follow an upward trajectory of success due to its balanced and academic curriculum, which has been firmly maintained, despite significant exam board changes.

Almost 60% of Coombe students achieved the English Baccalaureate (EBacc), a high threshold performance measurement set out by the government, which is double that of the national average.

Reflecting the trends of our results at A Level, Coombe Girls’ students have displayed resilience and commitment and have performed highly across all subject areas. Each student continues to achieve significantly above average progress from their secondary school starting points giving high levels of value added to every student.

Among a whole host of high achievers, notable commendation goes to Lola Rose Bell who has achieved a fantastic result of 10 grade 9s, 1 grade 8 and 1 grade A; Miranda Gallacher gained an outstanding 10 grade 9s, 1 grade 8 and 1 grade B; Kate Ridley gained 9 grade 9s and 2 grade 8s; Hannah Santhakumar achieved 8 grade 9s, 1 grade 8 and a Distinction*; Geemini Hewamana gained 8 grade 9s, 2 grade 8s and a Distinction; Sophie Enterkin achieved 7 grade 9s and 4 grade 8s; Joana Kirilova achieved 7 grade 9s, 2 grade 8s, an A and a grade 7.

Andy Platt, Head teacher comments ‘Once again we are so proud of our students’ outstanding achievements, recognised in the examination results today. It has been a privilege to witness such a fantastic cohort display a boundless energy for learning and a pioneering approach to their studies. Every student should be extremely proud of their remarkable achievements supported by our unrivalled pastoral care. The pressure on young people seems to rise from year to year but our students have shown bravery in their choices, commitment to their studies and resilience to challenges they face. I look forward to welcoming students back to the Sixth Form in September but for now wish all our students a wonderful summer break.’

Coombe Girls’ School students commented,

‘I am really thrilled with my results today. Coombe has really supported me and helped me to achieve these results. I want to thank all my teachers and my tutor and can’t wait to see all my friends in the Sixth Form after the summer.’ 

‘The teachers encouraged me tremendously and helped me to achieve my grades.  I’m thrilled with my results and I can’t wait to start Coombe Sixth Form! I’ve already booked my place on the New York/Washington trip at Easter.’