GCSE Results 2018
North Bridge House Senior Hampstead celebrated an impressive 56% of all 2018 GCSE grades at Grade 7 and above. 93% of students achieved a “strong pass” at Grade 5+ in English Language and 91% in Maths.
The mixed ability school performed exceptionally well in Maths, with 66% of students achieving a Grade 7 or above – compared with the national average of 15.8%.
A remarkable number of top Grade 9s were gained in the sciences, totalling 55% in Biology, 46% in Chemistry and 42% in Physics.
Head Boy, Harri Carpenter particularly excelled, gaining six Grade 9s in Biology, Chemistry, Drama, English Literature, Maths, and Physics.
Maria Drel was equally as pleased, gaining five Grade 9s in Combined Science (awarded as a double-grade), French, Maths and Spanish, as well as three Grade 8s and a Grade 7 – the equivalent of all A* and A grades.
The languages department continued its history of success with 63% of grades at 7 or higher. In addition, eight students sat their GCSE qualifications early, achieving eight A*s and an A grade between them.
Overall, the school gained its highest ever grades with a total of 34% Grade 8s and 9s.
GCSE Results 2017
North Bridge House Senior Hampstead’s 2017 results saw 16 of the new top Grade 9s secured across Maths, English Language and English Literature, and an impressive 47% A*- A grades in all other subjects. 96.4% of students achieved a “standard pass” at the new Grade 4+ and 78.2% achieved a “strong pass” at Grade 5+ in English Language and Maths.
Students performed strongly in Maths and English, with 53% of students gaining 7, 8 or 9 grades (a strong A or above) in Maths, compared to 19.2% nationally.
An incredible 13% of NBH Hampstead students achieved grade 9 (the equivalent of an A**) in Maths and 11% in English Literature, outshining the national averages of 3.5% and 3.2% respectively.
The school also continued to perform at an exceptionally high standard in creative subjects like Photography, where 73% of all grades were A* or A.