The Whitgift Foundation celebrates outstanding A-level results
The Whitgift Foundation’s three leading independent schools in Croydon are celebrating outstanding success in today’s A level results, marking another year of academic excellence for students’ achievements.
Martin Corney, Chief Executive, The Whitgift Foundation said: “I am delighted with the outstanding success of our students A Levels results this morning. Their achievements demonstrate the hard work they have put in to reach their full potential and the dedication of staff throughout the many years. As students receive their results today and celebrate with their family and friends, it will give them the confidence to go on and achieve further success in life.”
The Foundation’s leading independent schools, Old Palace of John Whitgift, Whitgift and Trinity achieved exceptional grades across the board:
- Another year of A Level success for Trinity students
90% of grades were A*, A or B, and 26% of entries were awarded A*, an improvement on last year and the second best measure for the School since A*s were introduced in 2010.
47 students achieved three A grades or better, and 11 students achieved three A*grades or better, out of 131 candidates. Overall, the School achieved a 100% pass rate for the tenth year in row.
Alasdair Kennedy, Trinity’s Headmaster, said: “We are very proud of what our students have achieved in these exams, and their results will give them access to the world’s best universities and colleges, as well as competitive apprenticeships. They are highly capable young people, and they, their teachers and those who have supported them will also recognise the character and skills that they have developed through their study for these exams are just as important as their results,and will prepare them to be positive contributors and leaders in their communities.”
Malin Dekas, who got four A*s, said: “I didn’t open the email this morning – I wanted to come in to school. I am so excited – I can’t stand still!”
Nivashinie Logeswaren, who got two A*s and two As, said: “I’m so happy and excited!”
- Old Palace of John Whitgift School celebrate top 89% A*-B
Carol Jewell, Head of Old Palace, said: “We are absolutely delighted to report yet another excellent set of A Level results. Students and staff have clearly excelled themselves – particularly in view of the new examination specifications and the many changes that have taken place. Warmest congratulations to students and heartfelt thanks to our Old Palace staff for their unstinting dedication.”
Many congratulations to Ashleigh Taylor who achieved 3 A*s and 1 A grade.
A further nine students achieved A* and A grades across the board. Congratulations to:
Zoyah Ahmed, Anisah Ali, Freya Cornwell-Davison, Eliza Doro-Goldsmith, Catherine Jones, Asia Kinghorn, Fiona McNevin, Elizabeth Petts and Lauren Sinclair.
- Excellent A Level success follows on from superb IB results for Whitgift
Many congratulations to Whitgift’s Upper Sixth Form A Level and Pre U students who received their results on Thursday 16 August. Following the fantastic International Baccalaureate results, where the students achieved an average points total of 38 this summer (eight points above the global average),and superb grades in BTEC examinations,we are again celebrating some impressive A Level results. 84% of all grades were awarded at A*-B (85% A*-B when combined with the IB results). 35 pupils gained straight A* and A grades (or Pre U equivalent) and one pupil achieved a remarkable 7 A* grades at A Level.
Chris Ramsey, Headmaster, is delighted with the excellent results which are a testament to the hard work and intellectual rigour of the students and staff. The School is very proud of the pupils and we would like to wish all of them well for their future endeavours.