Croydon A-Level results
8:17am Thursday 16th August 2012 in News
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- The will be tears of joy and disappointment this morning as thousands of teenagers will receive their A-Levels results.
- All the results from across the borough can be found here as well as details of where to turn if things haven’t gone to plan.
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Archbishop Tenison pupils achieved a 98.3 per cent pass rate in their A-levels.
The schools scored 65.4 per cent A* to C grades
Thomas More Catholic School achieved a 98 per cent pass rate at A-Level, with 16 per cent of the results achieved an A* or A grade.
In total 58 per cent of all marks were A* to C grades.
Headteacher Margaret Mulchrone said: “These results are excellent. One girl in particular Katie Earl who achieved 3 A* and 1 A grade at A level, will be going to Cambridge to read Astro Physics.”
Pupils from Old Palace will be winging their way to top universities across the country after achieving top A-Level results.
The school achieved 89 per cent A* to C grades across the entire curriculum.
Singled out for praise were Selay Pamir, who will study linguistics at Cambridge after receiving four A* in Biology, English Literature and Psychology while Yasmin Jameel achieved three A*s and an A to study medicine at Southampton.
Carol Jewell, headteacher of Old Palace said: “Congratulations to our girls and to Old Palace staff on this success. There is no doubt that our students’ achievements reflect the community’s belief in hard work and commitment to learning.”
Susanna McAlpine, Coloma Convent Girls' School pupil, took 100 per cent in her art A-Level
Coloma Convent Girls’ School has smashed its A-Levels results record.
The school is celebrating after 10 per cent of all grades were A*s, 32 per cent were A* or A’s and 87 per cent were A*s to Cs.
The 150 A Level students in Coloma’s Upper Sixth gained an average point score equivalent to two As and a B at A Level.
Particular congratulations go to Hannah Oliver, joint chair of the charities committee, who not only achieved two A*’s, an A and a B and a further A* at AS to secure a place at Edinburgh to read
She has been a member of the Coloma’s competition choir and achieved a Merit in her Grade 8 Singing exam.
Mrs Dixie head of year 13, said: “I am delighted for all the girls, they have worked extremely hard over the past two years to achieve their results, this year was obviously more personal for me and I am particularly thrilled that our daughter (Charlottte Dixie) has achieved her goal at Coloma and will be going to Oxford to read Geography at Mansfield College, a very proud teacher and parent moment.”
The Harris Federation, which includes sixth form colleges in Purley, South Norwood and Crystal Palace, had more than 400 A Level Pupils receiving results today.
The school was celebrating an average point score of 752 per pupil, equivalent to two As and a C.
Sir Dan Moynihan, chief executive of the Harris Federation, said: “This year, we are sending students to Imperial as well as St George’s to read Medicine, King’s for Pharmacy, Bristol for Maths,
Warwick for Law, Durham for Politics and UCL for History.
“The achievements of our Sixth Formers reflect the high expectations we have for every single young person who walks through our doors.
“I know how proud Lord Harris, the Federation and all our teachers were today to see our students collect their results. We wish our students the very best and are very much looking forward to seeing them build successful careers and happy futures.”
Abiodun Aderibigbe and Tariro Dengezi celebrate results from Croydon College
Students at Croydon College have this year achieved an excellent set of results with a 93 per cent A-Level pass rate.
The provisional figures were announced today as students found out their results.
The College also revealed that its 16-18 students achieved a 100 per cent pass rate in more than six of the A Level courses including Business Studies, German and Fine Art.
Just under 3000 young people choose to study at Croydon College each year, making it one of the most popular choices for 16 year olds across South London.
Dorinda Kusi, 19, studied English Literature, Sociology and Law.
She said: “I can’t believe I was able to get an A*in Law. I got 120/120 for my Criminology paper.
“I don’t know how I feel. I never thought it was possible, but the tutors have really helped me. They have been so supportive.”
Dorinda will now go on to study Law at the University of Leicester.
Coulsdon College pupils Laura Bennett, who achieved a double distinction at Applied Art and Design and an A in Fine Art A Level, Phoebe Finken, who got a triple star distinction for Business and Alex Harden with triple star distinction for Performing Arts.
Pupils at Coulsdon Sixth Form College registered a 100 per cent pass rate for its BTE entrants, and 93 per cent pass rate for its A-Level students today.
David Goodlet, principal of the college, said: “The country has just had two wonderful weeks of applauding sporting achievement and now here, at Coulsdon Sixth Form College we are celebrating our own students.
“The students have worked really hard and attained excellent results with the majority of subjects achieving 100% pass rate at A-Level including Sciences, Languages and Humanities.”
In total 75 students on BTEC vocational diplomas achieved triple distinctions, and 19 triple star distinctions, the equivalent to three Grade A*s at A-Level.
Trinity’s 2012 Upper Sixth students are today celebrating their own personal achievements in their A Level – which have contributed to the school’s best-ever A Level results.
A record 64.2 per cent of all this year’s results were awarded A or A* grades – a new school record – as is the number of passes at grades A* to B – at 91.2 per cent of all grades.
For the fourth year in a row, Trinity students achieved over 90 per cent A* - B grades.
Headmaster, Mark Bishop, said he was delighted with the best A level results that Trinity has had, while head boy Lawrence Pallant led from the front, achieving four A* grades.
The class of 2011/12 have once again raised the bar at Croydon High School.
A huge 86 per cent of pupils achieved grades A* to B.
Headteacher Debbie Leonard congratulated the girls
She said: “Every year group is different of course, but we knew the girls had worked extremely hard and benefitted from excellent teaching and support so we had every confidence in them.
“However, it’s always pleasing to have that expectation endorsed and these results confirm what we believed the girls could achieve. We are proud of every single one of them and wish them continued
success and happiness in the future.”
For the second year the school offered pupils the Extended Project Qualification, equivalent to half an A-Level and every girl to take up the option scored a A*.
Royal Russell pupils Ben Miles, Grace Donaghy, Phoebe McElhatton, Kat Millward and Toby Robinson
With an overall pass rate of 100 per cent at A-Level the Year 13 students at Royal Russell School definitely had something to smile about today.
Students will be making plans and confirming places at their chosen universities, to take up courses in a variety of subjects including Dentistry, Wildlife Conservation and Zoo Biology, Business Management, Fine Art, Film and TV Production and Middle Eastern Studies.
Mr Chris Hutchinson, Headmaster at Royal Russell School said: “I am delighted to see this successful and talented group of young people moving on to Universities of their choice. Congratulations to them all.”
The school achieved a 92 per cent A* to C grades with 11.7 per cent of all the results achieved A*’s.
Staff and students at John Ruskin are celebrating a 98.4 per cent pass rate in this year’s examination results.
The college, which offers BTEC qualifications, the equivalent to three A-Levels, saw 51 per cent of its pupils take the highest grades available.
Principal Tim-Eyton Jones said: “We are delighted with these results which are a culmination of all the hard work that the staff and students have been engaged in throughout the year.
“These outstanding successes have ensured that the College is now firmly on course to achieve its ambition in becoming outstanding.”
The results conclude a great year for the college.
In February The Department of Business, Innovation and Skills published learner destination data for 16-19 year olds and John Ruskin College came out as the top local College with 95 per cent of its leavers going on to a recognised place in university or paid employment.
There was also more cause for celebration as the College was awarded the Matrix Standard, the National Quality Standard for Information, Advice and Guidance and in addition the College recently received another National Accolade as it achieved Highly Commended for the National LSIS Learner Voice Awards in the category of most improved provider.
While many will be heaving a sigh of relief having achieved the grades required to move forward with their education, for some today’s results will bring disappointment.
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