The Haberdashers' Aske's Boys' School is a single-sex, independent day school offering an enthusiastic positive and challenging learning environment for creative and inquisitive pupils. The school produces confident and self-motivated young men who are fully prepared for the challenges of the future. The boys leave knowing that they have benefited from an outstanding educational experience, and take with them the knowledge that this privilege brings with it a duty of ethical leadership and social responsibility.
Habs Boys is known for its academic excellence. This year they topped The Times Independent Boys School table with outstanding A Level results. 47.3% of applicants achieving the sought after A* grade. An amazing 84.2% of results were in the A*/A range and 97.6% received A*/B. 167 of Upper 6th students secured places at Russell Group universities in 2015 and 35 at Oxbridge.
There were impressive performances in Mathematics and the Sciences. A remarkable number of entrants achieved the top grade of A* in Mathematics (57.4%) and Further Mathematics (76.5%). This is an exceptional achievement in complex high-workload subjects that are coveted by employers and universities alike. Across the individual sciences over 84% of students achieved A*/A grades, an outcome which further cements Haberdashers’ reputation as a bastion of scientific understanding.
GCSE results were equally impressive this year with 72.9% of all grades A* and 99.3% A*-B. Overall, 53% of boys gained straight A*/A grades, 13 boys achieved the highest possible 10 A* grades, a superlative feat which reflects both dedication to their studies and the passion for learning instilled throughout the school. In terms of individual subjects, stand-out performances were produced in both Mathematics and the Sciences. In Mathematics (89.5%) and Physics (90.3%) of candidates achieved A*, and similarly impressive performances were witnessed in Chemistry and Biology, with A* grades of 86.1% and 82.7% respectively.
Academic achievement is only part of the experience of life at Habs. Peter Hamilton, Headmaster notes: “The huge range of extra-curricular activities available ensures that every boy finds something at which he excels and, as a result, develops a self-assurance that will equip him for life.”
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