GCSE results: another year of high performance at Oulder Hill
Date published: 22 August 2019
Oulder Hill GCSE results 2019 - Meeraj Akhtar, Shaun Walmsley, James Blackburn and Hasan Khan
Oulder Hill students celebrated picking up incredible GCSE results on Thursday morning (22 August).
Assistant headteacher Lyn Sanderson said: “Oulder Hill Community School is proud to announce another year of high performing results. We are really proud of our students who have worked very hard and achieved highly across all subjects.
“English and maths are once again above national averages and further improvements have been made across the EBACC subjects.
“All students have also achieved well across our wide range of vocational subjects, and we are delighted for them.
“We wish all of our students well for the future.”
The bottom of a grade 7 is comparable to the bottom of the old grade A, whilst the bottom of a new grade 4 is comparable to the bottom of the old grade C. Grade 9 is the equivalent of above an A*.
Top performers this year include Umar Sarwar, Lauren Borg, Mariyah Ramzan, Sarra Malik, Ella Pogson and Lily Mangan.
Umar achieved five grade 9’s in combined science, computer science, history and maths, two grade 8’s, two grade 7’s, plus an A* in further maths.
He plans to complete A-levels in biology, chemistry, maths and law at Bacup and Rawtenstall Grammar School.
Lauren achieved two grade 9’s, four grade 8’s, two grade 7’s and a grade 6 in maths, chemistry, biology, history, physics, English literature, Italian and art, plus an A* in further maths.
She will be studying maths, physics and art at Holy Cross and hopes to pursue a career in architecture or engineering.
Mariyah achieved grade 9’s in biology and maths, three grade 8’s in chemistry, physics and geography and two grade 7’s in English literature and language. She also achieved an A* in Urdu, an A in further maths and distinctions in hospitality and catering.
She will be studying biology, chemistry and maths at Rochdale Sixth Form College before hopefully pursuing a career in medicine.
Sarra will be studying maths, physics and economics at Rochdale Sixth Form College after achieving grade 9’s in combined science and English language, grade 8 in English literature, grade 7 in maths, grade 6 in German, plus a C in further maths. She also achieved distinctions and distinction*’s in hospitality and catering and childcare.
Ella achieved four grade 9’s in biology, maths, physics and geography, two grade 8’s in chemistry and French, one grade 7 in Art, plus two grade 6’s in English literature and language, and an A in further maths. She is going to study A-levels in maths, geography and economics at Rochdale Sixth Form.
Lily achieved one grade 9 in biology, four grade 8’s in chemistry, maths, physics and English language, two grade 7’s in PE and art. She also achieved two grade 6’s in Spanish and English literature, and a B in further maths. She is going to study the subjects she enjoys at A-level – maths, biology and chemistry – at Rochdale Sixth Form College.
Meeraj Akhtar achieved 10 GCSE’s (grades 6-8). She will be studying history, geography and criminology at Bury College. She wants to attend university and work towards a PhD, and hopes to study sustainable management for global warming.
Shaun Walmsley will be studying physics, maths and chemistry at Rochdale Sixth Form College after achieving grades 7 and 8 in these subjects. He has gained nine GCSE’s (grades 4-8) and hopes to read astrophysics in the future.
James Blackburn achieved grade 8s across all sciences, coming away with 10 GCSE’s (grades 4-8 and one A*). He will be doing maths at Rochdale Sixth Form College and is undecided about his other subjects.
Hasan Khan will be studying biology chemistry and maths at Rochdale Sixth Form College after gaining nine GCSE’s (grades 5-8). He aspires to study biochemistry in the future.
Eve Smith achieved nine GCSE’s grade 5-8 and plans to study A-levels in biology and chemistry at Rochdale Sixth Form College. She wishes to pursue a career in medicine.
Jessica Hughes achieved 10 GCSE’s grade 4-6, plus distinctions and merits. She will be studying applied science and psychology at Rochdale Sixth Form College. She thinks she will go to university to study zoology or marine biology.
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