IMG_1202Harrow Way Community School continues to sustain its strong academic performance with the 2011 GSCE results. Students and staff are celebrating the end of a year which has seen many highlights including the school safeguarding policy setting the national standard, sharing best practice with Her Majesty’s Inspectors (HMI) and the launch of the Flexible Learning Centre.

This year 65% of students achieved five GCSEs or equivalent to C passes across the school with 44% achieving five GCSEs or equivalent to C, including Maths and English. 59% of students achieved an to C in English and 53% achieved an to C in Maths. The number of high grade passes has also been maintained – another key indicator of the fine teaching delivered at the school.

IMG_1193Deputy Headteacher Tony Parsons said: “The overall trend at Harrow Way has continued upwards for many years which is testament to the hard work and commitment of our students and the fine teaching and learning they receive at the school. We are proud of the achievement of these students, and we have seen some outstanding performances by individuals and departments. Year on year more families are choosing to send their children here – evidence of Harrow Way’s reputation for improving standards.”

Highlights for the 2011 results include some students achieving up to 15 GCSEs or equivalent and almost 200 passes at grades or A. Overall points score equates to an average 10 x GCSEs at grade C across the whole year group.

Tony Parsons concludes: “It is of course very important for all students to receive the very best academic education. However, we also pride ourselves here at Harrow Way that our enrichment programme and other opportunities ensure students leave the school as well-rounded young adults.”

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Harrow Way will be hosting an Open Evening on 19 September 2011, 6.30pm to 9.00pm for prospective families wishing to learn more about the school. Open Mornings will also be held on 20, 21 and 22 September 9.15am to 10.30am.