GCSE Results



English & Maths combined 4+: 79%

English 4+: 85%

Maths 4+: 81%

Ebacc grade 4+: 42%


English & Maths combined 5+: 56%

English 5+: 74%

Maths 5+: 60%

Ebacc grade 5+: 28%

Ebacc Average Points Score: 4.91


Leah Beamish:             One distinction, one A*, four 9s, four 8s and a 6.

Emily Brookes:            Four 9s, four 8s and two 7s.

Chris Edmunds:           Three 9s, three 8s, three 7s and an A*.

Freya Gibbon:             Eleven 9s and an A^

Emma Lack:                 Three 9s, four 8s, two 7s, an A* and a distinction.

Emily Mould:               Six 9s, three 8s, two 7s and an A.

Jeremy Muluka:          Three 9s, four 8s, two 5s and an A*.

Lydia Noble:                Two 9s, eight 8s, one 7 and a B.

Isobel Powell:              Six 9s, four 8s and a B.

Ciara Watt:                  Nine 9s, one 7 and one C.

‘Our students and staff have combined their efforts to produce another great set of GCSE examination results. The test of a great school is to produce consistently good results, year-in, year-out – no shocks, no surprises, just consistently excellent – and that is what we do at Huntington. ‘At the heart of our success is our Research School, which helps us focus upon improving the quality of teaching at Huntington. Being a Research School means we have access to the very best global research on teaching & learning and that means that what we do in the classroom is based on the best evidence in the world. We do the right thing and everyone works hard – it is as simple and as complicated as that. ‘Beyond examinations, we work hard to live up to our values of respect, honesty and kindness. Preparing our students for the ever changing world means combining great examination results with being a responsible member of society; those two facets of education are equally important. ‘I must mention Freya Gibbon. Last year 81 students across the country attained grade 9s in eleven or more GCSES. This year, Freya managed eleven grade 9s and an A Distinction grade in Further Mathematics. Her performance is quite extraordinary – and not only has she attained those remarkable results, she embodies our core values of respect, honesty and kindness.’ – John Tomsett, Headteacher, Huntington School


On top of our A level performance, which put the quality of A level teaching in the top 1% of schools in the country, at Huntington School there has been around a 10% improvement on last year’s results at GCSE.

The 2018 GCSE results are far and away the best set of GCSE results Huntington students have ever attained.

Here are the headlines:

  • English & Maths combined 4+: 83% +10% on 2017
  • English Language 4+: 87% +11% on 2017
  • Maths 4+: 85% +6% on 2017
  • Ebacc grade 4+: 46% -12% on 2017


  • English & Maths combined 5+: 64% (52% 2017) +12% on 2017
  • English Language 5+: 74% (66% 2017) +8% on 2017
  • Maths 5+: 68% (57% 2017) +11% on 2017
  • Ebacc grade 5+: 36% (39% 2017) -3% on 2017*


*The drop in the Ebacc grade 5+ figure is explained by the fact that last year it required just two grade 5s in English and Maths and grade Cs in the other Ebacc subjects. It now requires a grade 5 in all Ebacc subjects and a grade 5 is a low B/high C grade in terms of old GCSE grades.


Twelve Huntington students attained five or more of the new grade 9s.

One student gained nine grade 9s, one grade 8, one grade 7 and an A* grade in Further Mathematics. She gained a grade 9 in all three Modern Languages – French, German and Spanish.


Huntington headteacher John Tomsett said the impressive results demonstrate how every student does well at Huntington and every single examination entry matters. He said:

In an era of unprecedented change in secondary education, our staff have worked tremendously hard to help our students achieve these outstanding results.

These best ever GCSE results come hot on the heels of our best ever A level results and are a fantastic end to the year during which we were judged to be Outstanding by OFSTED.

Huntington’s students have proven a match for the new, more challenging GCSE and A level examinations. I am sure that our relentless focus on improving the quality of teaching is at the heart of our students’ success.


This is James Richard Lloyd Harrington and Mia Campbell, who could barely contain themselves as they waved results sheets!