GCSE Press Release
Well done to our amazing Year 11 students on their exceptional GCSE and BTEC examination results! Swanlea students’ have excelled this year, despite the challenges faced from the pandemic, with our grades and progress amongst the best in the country. Some of their achievements are listed below.
Giuly Uddin – Best progress results in her GCSES, made more than 3 grades progress compared to previous similar students on entry at secondary school. She worked really hard to achieve 3 grade 9s, 4 grade 8s, and 4 grade 7s.
Muaj Rahman – Our top performing student, with 9 grade 9s, 1 distinction and 1 grade 8. Muaj has been the Year Team council head boy and played an important role over the years representing the students’ views on the school council.
Nadia Ahmed – One of our top performing students. Consistently working hard through the pandemic to achieve 4 grade 9s, 5 grade 8s and 3 grade 7s. Grade 9s in subjects English Language, German, Physics and RE.
Umar Subhan – One of our top performing students. Consistently working hard through the pandemic to achieve 3 grade 9s, 5 grade 8s and 1 grade 7 and a distinction. Grade 9s in subjects English Language and English Literature.
Our attainment 8 score is a fantastic 56.10, with 85% of students achieving the key 9-4 grades in English and Maths. A superb 67% of students went on to achieve grades 9-5 in English and Maths. 90% of students were rewarded with a grade 4 or higher in English, with 87% achieving the same figure in Maths.
All of our Year 11 students have been a credit to themselves and their families, they deserve great credit for their hard work and resilience over the past two years. We are so proud of them and wish them every success in their future studies at Swanlea 6th form and beyond. Well done Year 11!
Congratulations to all of our Year 13 students on their excellent A Level and BTEC Level 3 Results! Swanlea students have secured places on competitive courses at a range of prestigious universities and it was wonderful to be able to celebrate their successes with them on Results Day.
Shahriyar Chowdhury will be studying Medicine at King’s College London. Aniad Hossain, who achieved an amazing four A* grades at A level, will be taking a gap year before pursuing a degree in Computer Science. Tanzila Alom achieved A*A A in her A Levels and will be studying Comparative Literature at Queen Mary University. Hudhaifa Hussain has secured a place to study Physics with Astrophysics at King’s College London. Meanwhile, Houda Zaouchi’s impressive triple Distinction starred in BTEC Level 3 Health and Social Care has won her a place to study nursing at the University of Exeter.
All of our Year 13 students deserve huge recognition for their hard work and resilience over the past two years. We are so proud of them and wish them every success in their future studies.
This year’s GCSE results have been fantastic and reflect five years of determined work from our Governors, staff, parents and students. We are proud of how all of our school community have worked in partnership throughout this difficult year and we are now able to celebrate the success of our young peoples’ GCSE results. We look forward to seeing many of our students return to the Sixth Form in September.
Some particularly outstanding results were:
Valeria Damola got ten grade 9s and one grade 8
Saima Haque got nine grade 9s and two grade 8s.
Mumtahina Razia got nine 9s, three grade 8s and one grade 7.
Mehjabin Islam got eight grade 9s, three grade 8s and one grade 7.
Yusuf Reza Khan got seven grade 9s, two grade 8s, one grade 7 and a D*2
Shafi Ahmed got six grade 9s, four grade 8s and a D*2.
This year’s GCSE results have been our best results ever! Congratulations to our amazing students, staff and families for all their hard work and support over the past five years. We are incredibly proud of these outstanding results. Some highlights are:
Exceptional subject results
Swanlea Sixth Form is delighted to announce another year of outstanding A Level and BTEC results!
Our A-Level results place us in the top 15% of sixth forms nationally!
A Level Results:
56% A*-B grades
83% A*-C grades
BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma Results:
72% of students gained one Distinction* – Distinction grade
100% BTEC Level 3 Pass
100% A*-B in Art
100% A*-B in Further Maths
100% A*-B in Italian
82% A*-B in Maths
75% A*-B in Religious Education
72% A*-B in Sociology
71% A*-B in Physics
62% A*-B in Politics
55% A*-B in Geography
52% A*-B in Economics
50% A*-B in Psychology
Congratulations to Arpan Dev and Michelle Mendieta Mean, two of our top achieving students who have gained places at Cambridge and Oxford! Arpan will be reading Natural Sciences at Cambridge University and Michelle will be reading Fine Art at Oxford University.
Approximately half of our students have been accepted onto courses at Russell Group universities, including Queen Mary University and Kings College, studying a range of courses such as Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Law, Biomedical Sciences, Psychology and History.
We would like to thank the students and staff for their hard work in securing these fantastic university places.
Outstanding student achievement at A Level:
Michelle Mendieta Mean A*A*A (Fine Art, Oxford)
Arpan Dev A*AA (Natural Sciences, Cambridge)
Iman Hossain Sadaf AAB (Economics and Finance, Queen Mary University of London)
Hamdi Mohamed AAB (International Relations, SOAS University of London)
Fahmid Hussain AAB (Economics and Finance, Queen Mary University of London)
Tuli Nurunnahar A*BBB (Queen Mary University of London, Biomedical Sciences)
Rahalla Begum Koyes ABB (Biomedical Sciences, Queen Mary University of London)
Mohammed Aman Uddin ABB (Economics and Finance, Queen Mary University of London)
Mohammed Mokbul Hussain ABB (Economics, City, University of London)
Saif Miah ABB (Physics with Theoretical Physics, King’s College London, University of London)
Tahmeda Bint Rouf Siddiqua ABB (Sociology, City, University of London)
Thareq Ahmed ABB (History, Queen Mary University of London)
Syed Emad Udeen Choudhury ABB (Accounting and Finance (with Professional Placement), City, University of London)
Outstanding student achievement in BTEC Extended Diplomas
Md Shafiur Rahman D*D*D* (Accounting and Management, Queen Mary University of London)
SM Humayun Rahat D*D*D (Computer Science, Queen Mary University of London)
Ihfaz Hasan D*D*D (Computer Science, Queen Mary University of London)
Eeman Kanwal D*D*D (Computer Science, Queen Mary University of London)
Shehab Emon Hossain D*D*D
Nasimul Islam D*D*D (Computer Science, University of Bath)
Rezwan Hussain D*D*D (Computer Science, Queen Mary University of London)
Crystal Sareena Meah D*D*D (Criminology, University of Westminster, London)
Tania Choudhury D*D*D (Criminology, City, University of London)
Tahamid Arian Amanat D*D*D and A in Italian A Level (Computer science, Queen Mary University of London)
We are exceptionally pleased with the excellent achievement of all our sixth formers today and wish them much happiness and success in their futures!
Well done to all our year 13 students who received amazing results for their A- Level exams. We are incredibly proud of the achievements of our students and wish them all the best at university.
Below is a list of what some of our top achievers will be doing next:
Tarin Pasha – 3As – Government & Politics at LSE
Nadiyah Shah 1A*, 1A, 1C – Architecture at Kent University
Barwaqo Jama – 1 A + 2 Bs – Economics at SOAS
Hamza Rashid – 1 A + 2 Bs – Computer Science at Queen Mary University
Yasmine Boujdi – 1 A, 1 B, 1 C – Economics at Queen Mary University
Shumana Begum – 1A, 1B, 1C – Psychology at Queen Mary University
Our BTEC students did incredibly well too, with majority of our students achieving a Distinction* (D*) or/and Distinction (D)! Below are some of our top achieving BTEC students:
Mahfuz Hussain – D*, D*, D*
Fahad Hussen – D*, D*, D*
Tahir Alam – D*, D*, D*
Zara Bilal – D*, D*, D*
Tanjina Aktar – D*, D*, D*
Shakil Ahmed – D*, D*, D
Anisur Rahman – D*, D*, D*
Syed Ali – D*, D*, D*
Syeda Haque – D*, D*, D*
Amir Hamza – D*, D*, D*
Tasnim Sultana – D*, D*, D*
Zaida Islam -D*, D*, D*
Rujina Mukit D*, D*, D*
Shaymaa Mohammed D*, D*, D*
Mahir Ahmed – D*, D*, D
Syed Amhed – D*, D*, D
Ismaeel Rahman – D*, D*, D
Arif Abdul – D*, D*, D
Jawad Haque – D*, D*, D
Mahdi Rahman – D*, D*, D
Shafi Islam – D*, D*, D
Neha Hoque – D*, D, D
Rima Begum – D*, D, D
Finally, well done and congratulations to the winners of the Swanlea Sixth Form Governors Bursary.
The Swanlea Sixth Form Governors Bursary was introduced in 2017 and is awarded annually to 3/4 successful year 13 students who are going to university, have met their target grades and have achieved 94% and over in attendance and punctuality.
The bursaries are worth £7500 for a three-year university course.
This year we have awarded the bursary to:
Tarin Pasha – will be studying Government & Politics at LSE
Barwaqo Jama – will be studying Economics at SOAS
Hamza Rashid – will be studying Computer Science at Queen Mary University
Mahfuz Hussain – will be studying Computer Science at Goldsmiths University
Congratulations to all our students for achieving such successful results and a massive thank you to all our dedicated staff, parents/carers and governors for supporting us in achieving these results!
A huge well done to all our students who have achieved amazing GCSE results!
Swanlea has achieved an estimated progress 8 score of +0.4 and a provisional attainment 8 score of 48.6, both of which are higher than the national average!
English and Maths results were superb, with 73% of students achieving a good pass and 51% of students achieving a strong pass!
Maud McLaughlin was one of 732 in the country who achieved an outstanding result of straight 9s in all her subjects!
Congratulations to all our students and thank you to all our staff, parents/carers and governors for their support this year.