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Gifted academic Rafeez Mortuza produces exceptional GCSE results

Gifted academic Rafeez Mortuza produces exceptional GCSE results

Rafeez Mortuza

A gifted academic at Rydal Penrhos has produced an exceptional set of GCSE results in recognition of his hard work.

Rafeez Mortuza celebrated alongside a host of other candidates as results were published nationwide on Thursday, August 24.

The 16-year-old managed to secure five A* grades in Biology, Geography, History, Mathematics and Religious Studies, while also gaining As in Chemistry, German (Second Language) and Physics.

He added to his success with two scores of eight in English (First Language) and English Literature in accordance with the new grading system introduced this year, and Rafeez rounded off his super achievement with a Distinction in Additional Mathematics.

The multi-talented pupil, who has thrived in a number of fields since he arrived at Rydal Penrhos as a Prep School Reception class pupil in 2004, will now be looking to replicate his standout examination performance with the Sixth Form, where he will be studying Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology.

Deputy Head Tim Cashell, said: “Rafeez can be very proud of what he has accomplished not only in his GCSE examinations, but in his overall contribution to life at Rydal Penrhos.

“He is an exceptionally talented pupil who conducts himself in a way befitting of the school, and we are very confident that he can progress even further as part of our thriving Sixth Form which has recorded superb A-level results this year.”

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