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Grades up in Abbeywood Post-16 exam results

Posted on Friday 8th September 2017 at 11:41 pm by SH (Editor)

Post-16 students receive exam results at Abbeywood Community School.

Abbeywood Community School’s Post-16 students have once again achieved some very positive A-level results which saw the average grade per entry increase by a  whole grade.

Fourteen percent of grades awarded were A* or A, and 32 percent of students achieved A*-B grades in A-level subjects.

In vocational subjects, 88 percent of students achieved the highest grades of Distinction and Distinction*.

The school reported that “nearly all” students secured places at their first choice university, or on apprenticeships.

Outstanding individual performances:

  • Andras Varady  – 3A* (Maths, Further Maths and Physics ) and B in Computing
  • Thaminah Chowdhury – A in Psychology and 2 Distinction*s in Health & Social Care and Applied Science
  • Alex Higgins – A* in Culture and Communication, A in Psychology and B in Sociology
  • Kyle Ivers – 3 Distinction*s in Business, Applied Science and Sport BTEC
  • Bryony Constance – A* in English Literature, B in English Language and B in Culture and Communication
  • Charlotte Davidge – A* in English Literature and B in Sociology

Photo (l-r): Damaris Sibi, Thaminah Chowdhury, Chloe Luton, Esther Humphrey, Becca Ryan, Lucy Daniel and Aimee Russell

GCSE examination results

Students at Abbeywood Community School have once again performed strongly in a range of subjects, making good progress and with some outstanding individual successes.

Students performed well in English, with 78 percent achieving at least a ‘standard’ pass (equivalent to the old C grade), while 60 percent achieved the same level in maths.

Fifty-four percent of students achieved at least ‘standard’ passes in both English and maths.

Ben Dilley, deputy headteacher, commented:

“I am delighted with the success of so many of our brilliant students, who have worked so hard over the last five years and deserve their success. We are thrilled to be able to celebrate their results that will enable them to continue their education at our Post-16 Centre, other colleges or pursue apprenticeships.”

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