It was great to see our Year 11 students this morning and congratulate them on achieving their GCSE and BTEC results. Our students have coped really well with the disruptions and many changes due to the Covid19 pandemic and have shown their resilience throughout this challenging year.
They have been awarded an excellent set of grades which are broadly similar to results attained in 2019 and 2020 which continues to place Rutlish amongst the highest achieving state boys’ schools in the country.
Overall, our students have achieved 35% 9-7 grades and 85% 9-4 grades with 91% of students achieving English GCSE and 84% achieving Mathematics. I congratulate the following boys who attained 10 or more 9-7 GCSE grades: Henry, Mayousan, Zachary, Asmaar, Tom, Rufus, Jake, Toby, Zayd, Shunyu, Thinesh, Theodore, Luka, Joe, Satnam, Sanju, Ted, Noah, Eranga, Veer, Glen, Sam and Abdulrahman. A further 30 students were rewarded with seven or more Grade 9-7, well done. I also commend 33 boys for making exceptional progress by attaining a grade average that was two grades than the national average.
A large proportion of the cohort has chosen to stay with us and have enrolled on to courses at RR6. There are other students who have chosen alternative destinations to do a wide range of exciting courses such as BTEC Engineering, BTEC Public Services and football apprenticeships. The staff and I send our best wishes to all of our students.
Academic excellence is an integral part of the Rutlish School ethos, along with the highest behavioural standards, resilience and ambition. We are really pleased with every single success story, and as a comprehensive school we are proud of the attainment and personal bests achieved by so many students who worked so hard to meet their potential; we applaud you all. Once again, congratulations and very well done!