GCSE results - Record breaking Mill Hill School


Mill Hill School has achieved record GCSE results - including a large increase in the number of pupils achieving five A*-C grades.

A total of 93 per cent of candidates scored five A*-C grades – a 14 per cent increase from last year and a 27 per cent rise from 2009.

Fifty-five per cent of students also achieved five A*-C including English and maths – another record at the school in Ripley. This compares to 53 per cent last year.

In another record for the school, over a third of students - 36 per cent - achieved three or more A* and A grades, up from 22 per cent last year.

In English, 75 per cent of students achieved A*-C compared to 67% last year.

Headteacher Sarah Graham said she was delighted with this year’s results and praised the students, staff and parents.

She said: “We are pleased with these results which we are aiming to improve even further next year. At Mill Hill School, we have very talented staff who are working closely with parents to bring about success for all students. These results demonstrate that Mill Hill is continuing to improve.”

Of the 203 students in year 11, 129 applied for a place in the sixth form which is a record high for the school.