Academic Achievement

Academic Achievement – I/GCSE results

  • 99% 9-4 grades (A-C equivalent)
  • Two-thirds of all exams graded 9-7 (A*/A equivalent)
  • 19% of all exams graded the highest 9 grade
  • Two students achieve straight 9 grades
  • 17 Sixth Form Academic Scholarships, awarded to pupils attaining at least eight 8 grades
  • HPQ and Further Maths (Level 2 certificate) prove popular with 27 and 16 candidates respectively

Personal Successes

Harsh Hingorani achieved a clean-sweep excelling in all ten subjects to achieve 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9.

In his nine subjects, Vinay Kapoor also hit a straight 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 and will also take up an Academic Scholarship.

Those gaining straight 9/8 grades are Fares Shehata, Mihir Malde, Vinaykarthik Rachakonda, Anay Gudka, Dhruv Shah, Yusuf Shaikh and Patrick Colson.

Approximate GCSE Grade Comparisons

Academic Achievement – A-Level results

  • 100% pass rate across all subjects for the second year
  • 15% of all grades awarded were A*
  • 53% of all grades were A*/A
  • The London School of Economics and Bristol University will each welcome at least four John Lyon students
  • 40% of confirmed university places are to the University of London
  • Two-thirds of confirmed university places are to Russell Group institution

Personal Successes

Christopher Lau achieved A* A* A* A and will go to King’s College London to study Medicine.

Head Boy Husain Abedi (A* A* A A) will now study International Relations and History at the London School of Economics (LSE).

Adam Zoromba (A* A* A A), who showed great commitment to his academic studies as well as captaining  the 1st XI Football team, achieved the grades to study Law and Anthropology at LSE.

Liam Velani (A* A A A), who has been an active member of the Harrow Youth Parliament for a number of years and who completed his work experience in the House of Commons, will go to Warwick University to study Politics and International Studies.

Sebastian Clifford-Varley (A A A) will study Music with an orchestral scholarship at Royal Holloway University of London.