Exam Results

GCSE Results – 2017-2018

Headlines
• Results show a full range of curriculum strength in the academy
• Positive Progress 8 figure again this year
• Extremely strong performances in Science (+0.6 Progress 8 per student), Humanities (+0.78 Progress 8 per student) and R.E. (half of all entrants achieved grade 7-9)
• Strong performances across the board and in particular in Child Development, Sport and Performing Arts
• One-third of students achieved grade 9’s – the highest grade possible

Individual Student Stories

  • Leilani Bence – Grade 9 in History and 4 grade 8s in English, Biology, Geography & Religious Studies
  • Lilly Cornwell – Grade 9 in Mathematics and 6 grade 8s in English, English Literature, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science and Religious Studies.
  • Callum Ferris – 7 Grade 8s in English Literature, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geography, History & Religious Studies
  • Rachel Cottee – Grade 8s in Geography, and Religious Studies and Grade 7s in English Literature, Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Music
  • Alice Flanders – Grade 9 in History and 5 grade 8s in English Literature, Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Religious Studies
  • Ben Griffiths – Grade 9 in Physics and 6 grade 8s in Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geography and Religious Studies
  • Michaela Myers – Grade 9 in Religious Studies, Grade 8 in English Literature and 6 grade 7s in English, Combined Science, Geography, Drama and Music
  • Kurtis Peck – 3 Grade 9s in English Literature, History, and Religious Studies and Grade 7s in English & Drama
  • Laura Spackman – Grade 9 in Religious Studies, Grade 8 in Physics and Mathematics and Grade 7 in Biology & Chemistry

A Level Results – 2017-18

Results:

  • 100% pass rates in 11 A Level subjects, including Biology, Chemistry, English Literature, Geography, History & Law
  • 100% pass rates in 8 Applied & Technical subjects, including Accounting, Business Studies, Information Technology & Engineering
  • Vast majority of students secured places at their chosen universities
  • More than 50% of students continuing on to University education, studying a range of courses, such as Architecture, English & American Literature, Biology, Geography, History, Law & Criminology, Medical Science, Nursing, Mechanical Engineering, Events Management and Musical Theatre.

Individual Student Stories:

    Year 13

  • Erin Milton: AAB (English, History & Sociology) and A in Extended Project and C in AS Creative Writing – going to University of Kent to study English & American Literature
  • Thomas Damps: BB Distinction (Creative Writing, Law & Performing Arts). This is a remarkable achievement as Thomas has a visual impairment and is on the autistic spectrum. He is staying on at the academy next year to gain more qualifications alongside work experience as a Teaching Assistant with some of our SEN students.
  • Joshua Trussell: BB Distinction* (Mathematics, Physics & Engineering) – going to study Mechanical Engineering at Brunel
  • Niamh Rolingson: BBB (Chemistry, Mathematics and Psychology and A* in Extended Project and D in AS Physics – going to university to study Natural Sciences
  • Talia Oldham: BBB (English Literature, Law and Sociology) and A in Extended Project – going to study Law & Criminology at the University of Kent
  • Rebecca Lowman: BB Distinction* (Art, Law & BTEC Sport) and A in Extended Project
  • Leonie Hunt: AAD (English Literature, Performing Arts & Religious Studies) and B in Extended Project – going to study Musical theatre at the University of West London

    Year 12

  • James Tavner: 4 A grades at AS Level (Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics)
  • Amy Cooper: 3 A grades at AS Level (Biology, Chemistry and Physics) and A* in Extended Project
  • Ethan Bird: AAB in AS Levels (Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics) and A in Extended Project
  • Leah Wakenell: AC in AS Levels (Law & Sociology) and A in Extended Project
  • Jaime Smee: A in AS Law and A* in Extended Project

Ms. Joan Costello, Principal, commented “I am absolutely delighted with the continued progress and achievement of our sixth form, and would like to congratulate all of our students on their well-deserved examination results. We wish them every success and happiness in their next endeavours”.