Academy students in record-breaking year
School celebrates results with A-level grades at an all-time high
HAREFIELD Academy sixth form pupils are celebrating a stellar year and their best A-level results yet.
Students achieved a record-breaking number of A*-C grades, at both AS (lower sixth form) and A-level.
Mark Poulter, principal of the school in Northwood Way, said: “It’s a very pleasing set of results and a real credit to both students and staff for all their hard work.”
The highest number of students achieved places at university this year, smashing all previous records.
Some notable high achievers include Amelia Wellington, whose A and two Bs earned her a place at Exeter University to study philosophy and sociology.
Deborah Fashakin got an A*, A, and B and has gained a place at Birmingham University to study law.
Shubham Kapoor attained two As and one B and has been awarded a place at the University of Birmingham to study chemical engineering with international and industrial study, and Bobby Moore scored with an A*, A and two Bs, and will be going to Queen Mary University to read modern and contemporary history.
The academy is a sports specialist school and Sporting Excellence students also got great results.
Ayrton Jacobson achieved an astounding double distinction*, an A* in business studies and an A in extended project.
He has earned a place at the CASS Business School (University of London), one of the most revered university business schools in the world.
Stephen Robinson, from the Basketball Programme, has also achieved numerous distinctions and will be going to Loughborough University to study sport management.
Abbotsfield School The overall pass rate for he boys’ school in Clifton Gardens, Hillingdon, was 99 per cent A*-E and 65 per cent A*-C.
Head teacher Mark Bland aid: “We are really pleased with the results, especially s all the boys have received onfirmation of university places.”
Barnhill Community High Students from Barnhill, in Hayes, produced a brilliant set of A-level exam results.
A fantastic 33 per cent of all grades were awarded A* and A, beating last year’s record and surpassing the national average of 26 per cent.
The overall pass rate was just under 99 per cent.
Bishopshalt School Bishopshalt achieved a combined A-level and BTEC pass rate of 99 per cent.
Aihem Johar and former head boy Zaid Alsafi both achieved three A* grades and will be going to Oxford and University College London (UCL) respectively, both to study medicine.
Bishop Ramsey School At Bishop Ramsey, 83 per cent of students gained A*-C grades.
Alastair Poole, who is looking forward to studying natural sciences at Durham University, and Paul Ackers both achieved three A* grades.
Victoria Fischbacher will start her sociology and politics course at Cambridge University in September after gaining two A*s and one A.
Bethany Harle and Emily Stokes also got two A* grades and one A. Emily is going to Cardiff to study medicine.
Soon-to-be Bath student Jonathan Halford joined John Nelson in achieving an A* and two A grades and Aaron Walker walked away with a very impressive triple A grade result.
The Douay Martyrs School The school, in Edinburgh Drive, Ickenham, achieved an overall pass rate of 99 per cent.
Notable performances include Maria Denisuk (A*, A*, A, A, B), who will now study computer science at UCL, Jake Lambert (A*, A, A), who will now study politics and philosophy at the London School of Economics, and Cristina Puscas (A*, A, A), who will now study economics at UCL.
Harefield Academy The Harefield Academy achieved its best ever A-level results, with a 100 per cent pass rate at A2 and its largest number of A* to C grades at both AS and A2 level.
Principal Mark Poulter said: “It’s a very pleasing set results and a real credit to h students and staff for all ir hard work.” A record number of dents from Year 13 have ieved places at university s year, smashing all vious records.
Harlington School rlington School is ebrating a marked provement in A-level results. tudents achieved a 98 per t pass rate. The vast majority of sixth m students gained places at ir preferred universities and now going to a wide range educational establishments, uding a number of the stigious Russell Group of iversities. Harlington students have o ventured to universities rseas this year, with Afifa tt and Avannit Sidhu flying to France and Canada attend Université Paris escartes and Kwantlen niversity respectively. Head teacher Liz Horrigan aid: “It is a testament to all he hard work on the part f all students and staff that ur young men and women have achieved such strong esults, and we wish all of hem every success in their future lifelong learning.”
n BRIGHT FUTURES: Harefield Academy students look pleased with their A-level results
■ PASS MASTERS: (From far left) Happy students from Barnhill Community High School, Harefield Academy and Harlington School