North Bridge House GCSE Results
North Bridge House Senior School pupils continue to achieve impressive grades at GCSE level year after year.
Our pupils are welcomed into a range of successful Sixth Forms, including our own North Bridge House Senior School & Sixth Form Canonbury, as well as the Sixth Forms of some of the major London Day Schools, including: Camden School for Girls, Highgate, UCS and City of London School.
Maintaining high standards for a mixed ability school
Top Grade 9
Compared to 6.6% nationally
Grade 9 in Chemistry and Physics
On top of 46% in Biology
GCSE Results 2020
Students from North Bridge House Senior Hampstead celebrated highly impressive GCSE results this year, with an overall 68% achieving Grade 7 or above (the equivalent of an ‘A’ or higher), and 27% making the top Grade 9 – compared to 6.3% nationally.
Regardless of this year’s lockdown, the school upheld its outstanding performance in the sciences for another year running, achieving a remarkable number of Grade 9s: 46% in Biology and 43% in both Chemistry and Physics.
Also known for its strong visual arts department, North Bridge House Senior Hampstead scored 91% and 82% Grade 7+ in Art and Photography respectively.
Overall, 44% of all grades awarded were 8+ – the previous A* equivalent – which is particularly high for an academically non-selective school.
Top performing student Lucas Chow particularly excelled, achieving nine Grade 9s and an 8 in addition to the A* he had already gained in French. Having secured the top Grade 9 across English, Maths, Further Maths, Music, Computer Science, 3D Design and the sciences, Lucas is the school’s highest ever achieving student.
Fellow high achiever and Head Girl, Soha Adour secured an exceptional eight Grade 9s and an 8, as did Edward Wright. The pair, like Lucas, both celebrated success in French, highlighting the school’s strength in languages and contributing to the 85% of 7+ grades in this subject.
GCSE Results 2019
North Bridge House Senior Hampstead celebrated excellent GCSE results this year, with over 97% achieving a “good pass” at the new Grade 4+ and, most impressively, 55% achieving a Grade 7 or above (the equivalent of an ‘A’ or higher). Overall, 31% of all grades achieved were an 8 or 9, the latter being the equivalent of an A** to show exceptional performance.
While a significant 16% of all grades achieved were a 9 – compared to 4.5% nationally – a remarkable number of grades were awarded at 7+ in the sciences, totalling 95% in Biology, 90% in Chemistry and 90% in Physics. An impressive 50% of students achieved the top Grade 9 in Physics, continuing to build on the school’s outstanding performance in this field.
The school’s impressive number of high grades continued in Maths, with 40% of students awarded an 8 or 9. 88.3% of students achieved a “strong pass” at Grade 5+ in maths and 91% achieved a “strong pass” in English.
Star student Anders Erlandson particularly excelled, gaining a complete set of nine Grade 9s. Lily Knight and Matt Wall also achieved exceptional results, with Matt boasting eight Grade 9s and a Grade 8 and Lily gaining seven Grade 9s and two Grade 8s. High performers also included Head Girl, Francesca Peluso, who achieved an entire set of Grades 7 to 9 in addition to the A* she was awarded in Italian last year.
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.
Parent of NBH GCSE Graduate
Everything John gained at North Bridge is with him, as he goes about, it’s clear to see, but his GCSE achievement award is a great honour and beyond everyone’s expectations.