RESULTS DAYS 2022 (Y11 & Y13)


25 AUGUST 2022

Cranford students have achieved another set of fantastic GCSE results, despite all the challenges they have faced over the past two years. 

Executive Headteacher, Kevin Prunty said: “We are absolutely delighted by the brilliant GCSE results our Year 11 students have achieved today. We knew they wouldn’t let a pandemic hold them back!

Progress is phenomenal with two thirds of students performing well above national expectations.

This is particularly impressive given that 89% entered all EBACC subjects which is more than double the national average and testament to our outstandingly broad and balanced academic curriculum.  

There are so many Cranford students who have done exceptionally well it is hard to pick just a few. Some particular stars include: 

  • Nancy Harkous who achieved an incredible 10 grade 9s, including the top grade 9 in all her attainment 8 subjects, resulting in an attainment score of 90 which cannot be beaten anywhere in the country!

Nancy will continue at Cranford Sixth form and is intending to study Maths Further Maths and Spanish at A level – well done Nancy.

  • Tegh Kang, Abdulkhaliq Powell and Prem Pun gained six grade 9s each averaging well above 8 across their subjects. All three intend to remain at Cranford for A levels. 
  • Ahmad Ahmadi, Hanan Benaissa, Tamana Qadari, Musa Raza, Alia Samad and Ifrah Shehzad managed an amazing 22 grade 9s and 23 grade 8s between them. 
  • Mafee Ehsan obtained an incredible Value Added score of 4.4, meaning he secured on average well over four grades better than other students nationally from his starting point across every subject. Juan Molano Repollo also scored a Progress 8 score of above 4! 
  • Sameiksha Sharma who has only been with us for one year after arriving in the UK in September 2021. She didn’t let that hold her back though and her hard work and the support of her teachers have helped her secure an unbelievable 4 grade 9s and 2 grade 8s. 

Congratulations to all our students and staff on a truly tremendous set of achievements


18 AUGUST 2022

Cranford’s tremendous A level success stories this year are even more remarkable when we remember the disruption this cohort suffered in Year 12. For many of these students, this will have been their first ever series of national exams and it was a bumper year for the top A*/A grades which jumped 10% from 2019 to represent 20% of all grades.

Cranford’s results saw significant rises across the top grades and the proportion of students achieving A*- B grades has doubled to 44%.

"We are delighted with the fantastic performances of our A level students this year" said Executive Headteacher Kevin Prunty.  "The students have worked extremely hard, in particularly challenging circumstances, and we are very proud of their results.”

“We are also very pleased with the performance of our first cohort of T Level students who have done brilliantly.” Many of these students will now progress directly into employment as Early Years Educators or Digital Production, Design and Development professionals whilst others take up graduate apprenticeships and university offers.

Amongst the many students heading off to Russell group universities, there are some real stand out high fliers:

  • Iman Jaura achieved an A* grade in RE to go with A grades in History and Maths and has won a place at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge University where she will study Law.
  • Ahmed Ali turned down his place at Cambridge University, despite achieving four A* grades, as he has been offered a full scholarship to read Maths at Imperial College, London. Also going to Imperial will be Rayyan Khan (A*, A*, A) who will study Electrical and Electronic Engineering.
  • Rohan Kapoor was another student who achieved a perfect set of four A* grades and will be reading Maths at Warwick. He will be joined there by Kavleen Arora and Manpreet Bahtra who gained superb results of A*, A*, A and will study Law and Computer Science respectively.
  • Kings College, London has proved popular with Cranford students this year, particularly for future doctors. Aliya Abdullai (A*, A*, A*) will be reading Medicine at Kings alongside Shargeel Hussain (A*, A*, A) and Filsan Abdillahi (A, A, A). They will be joined at Kings College, London by Zehra Hasan (A*, A*, A, A) reading Computer Science and Raaid Athar (A, A, A) reading Electronic Engineering.
  • Other high fliers staying in London include Mohammed Abdul Hamid (A*, A*, A*), Faizaan Abbas (A*, A*, A) and Ajeet Bhatti (A*, A*, A, A) who will all be attending University College London to read Maths, Electronic Engineering and Law respectively; Zayia Berum (A*, A*, A*) and Guneet Dhameja (A, A, A) who will be heading to London School of Economics to read Economic History and Geography and Economics; whilst Priyajeet Bagga (A*, A*, A, Distinction*), Sybil Raposo (A, A, A) and Jasmin Kaur (A, A, A) have opted for Royal Holloway to study Economics, Business and Management and Psychology respectively; Athisha Sivabalan (A*, A* A) will read Computer Science with Maths at Queen Mary, alongside Dua-E Zehra (A, A, A) studying Accounting and Management.
  • Ehsan Ayobi’s straight A grades in Chemistry, Maths and Physics have helped him secure a prestigious Civil Engineering apprenticeship at Balfour Beatty.

A huge thank you and well done to all of our students and their teachers.

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