Historic day as first students at Dewsbury school receive GCSE results

The first Year 11 cohort from Rida Girls High School in Dewsbury are celebrating their GCSE results today after a turbulent 18 months of preparation, which combined teacher-led home learning and an adapted assessment process.

Thursday, 12th August 2021, 3:39 pm
Updated Thursday, 12th August 2021, 3:40 pm
Rida Girls High School, Dewsbury

The girls have achieved an Attainment 8 score of 7.23 with 92 per cent attaining a Grade 5 or above in English and maths.

Head teacher Hafsa Patel expressed huge congratulations to the whole school community for such amazing results.

She said: "This year has been unprecedented and difficult to navigate for all schools, and with this being our first GCSE year I could not be prouder of the determination and resilience shown by the students and staff alike.

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"Today's results are truly outstanding and congratulations to all the girls and their families.

"All have secured their first choice places at their preferred colleges and I wish them every success as they progress through the subsequent stages of their lives.

"I look forward to hearing of their accomplishments."