York High School: ‘We are so pleased with our results’

Joe Sweeting

Some great results coming in from York High School today.

You can read headteacher Rod Sims’ take on the tireless work of all involved here.

Here are some of the refections of school leaders in different subjects.


Alex Exelby
Jasmine Andrews

We are delighted to celebrate success in our English results this year at York High School.  Well done to Jasmine Andrews for her grade 9 in English Literature and Alex Exelby for his 9 in English Language and congratulations to Lillie Brown for her superb 8. 

Mrs Young, Head of English, “We are so pleased with our results; students and staff worked tirelessly to continuously improve throughout the year”.


The Maths department would like to extend their congratulations to our Year 11 cohort. So many of our students worked incredibly hard and should be proud of their individual achievements. There have been a lot of fantastic results in Maths this year.

It is important to recognise the achievements of all pupils who worked diligently to achieve their target grades or above.  Exceptional performances came from Connor Power (9), Peter Dickinson (8) and Charlotte Gadd-Henderson (8).  


Sixteen Grade 8 & 9s for the Humanities department at YHS this year across History, Geography and Religious Studies. Congratulations to Jasmine Andrews, Andrew Bijoy, Lillie Brown, Peter Dickinson, Alex Excelby, Mollie Galloway, Daniel Harman, Katrina Liddell, Emma Pamplin, Millie Stockdale, Joe Sweeting, Elena Wadsworth, Lennon Woodall & Hannah Wright. 

Mr Hardy, the head of Humanities, said: “I am very proud of these pupils who put in the extra time and effort to secure the highest grades. They are all exceptional and I expect great things from them in the future.”

Child Development

Katrina Liddell

Brilliant results in Child Development at YHS.  Mrs Nicholas was over the moon at the Child Development results with Aimee Chapman and Lucy Clayton achieving Level 2 Distinction star (the highest grade possible).

Mrs Nicholas “Well done to all who studied Child Development and Health and Social Care this year and a special mention to Katrina Liddell who achieved a Level 2 Distinction star in Health and Social Care.” 

PE and Art

Riley Harrison-Hawkins

Well done to the 10 pupils who achieved Level 2 Merit and a special well done to Riley Harrison-Hawkins for achieving a Level 2 Distinction.

A fantastic effort from our Art pupils with a special well done to Mollie Galloway, Olivia Helm and Elena Wadsworth achieved grade 7’s. Well done to all!

DT and food

Beth Warriner

Well done to Katrina Liddel, Ewan Mcpherson, Elena Wadsworth and Beth Warriner for all achieving a grade 7 in their Food GCSE. These pupils have shown a great level of personal pride and independence in their studies. We are also delighted that Peter Dickenson and Connor Power received grade 7’s in Design and Technology, great work!