13th August 2021 — Malvern St James Girls’ School is delighted with its excellent GCSE results this year, with 74% of awards graded 9 to 7, and 31% of students achieving a clean sweep of grades 9 to 7.
This year’s GCSE passes have been awarded grades of between 9 and 1 with 9 being the highest score. 32% of the entries were graded 9; 54% 9 and 8; and 74% 9 to 7.
STEAM subjects and languages were particularly strong this year with grades 9 to 7 for Art (89%), Biology (80%), Business (80%), Computing (84%), Drama (83%), English Language (88%), French (73%), Geography (89%), German (75%), History (79%), Latin, (100%), Music (75%), Physics (76%), Product Design (100%) and Spanish (73%).
Headmistress Mrs Olivera Raraty said: ‘These GCSE results show just how hard our Year 11 cohort has worked in a year marked by so many uncertainties. Teachers and students had to adapt quickly to new working requirements and methods. I am so proud of them and how they managed this, showing true grit and resilience at a very anxious time. This is a fantastic set of results and every girl can feel truly proud of what she has achieved and confident knowing that she can now embark on the next stage of her education.’