We are so proud of all our students who have worked so hard to achieve their results.
Some outstanding results in new specification GCSEs in 2018
This is the first year that year 11 students have completed the new specification GCSEs in nearly all of their subjects, with grades 1-9 replacing the traditional letter grades (A*-U). There were some good results from pupils across a range of subjects, with some outstanding results, including:-
Emma Lapworth – 2 grade 9’s, 5 grade 8’s, a grade 7, and a distinction *.
Oliver Evans – 2 Grade 9’s, a distinction *, a grade 8, and 3 grade 7’s.
Kristina Baroma – 4 grade 8’s, 2 grade 7’s, and a Distinction.
Asma Mohammed – 4 grade 8’s, a Distinction, an 8*, and an A grade.
Students achieve the school’s best ever A-Level results in 2018 despite the new linear exams
Students have achieved the school’s best ever A level results this year despite the new linear exams. 44% of all grades achieved were A*-B with a 96% pass rate. Over a quarter of all students achieved A*-B grades in all 3 subjects, with an increase in students obtaining places at Russell Group (highly ranked) universities. There was a 100% pass rate in the new vocational qualifications.
Student highlights include:-
Chirag Virchande, A*/A/A, going to Warwick.
Charlotte Gater, A*/A/A, going to Birmingham.
Rachel Downing, A*/A/B, going to Leeds.
Harvey Gilbert, A*/A/B, going to Lancaster.
Sarah Ruiz Sanchez, A/A/B, going to Manchester.
Connor Neeson, 3 D distinction Vocational grades.
Highlights from our 2017 results
There were some fantastic individual results with 12 students getting 5 A*/A or more.
Julia Lubiszewska achieved a 9 in Maths, an 8 in English Literature, A*’s in core Science and Additional Science, an A* in Further Maths, and an A in Art.
Katie Yuan achieved the best ever results by a Whitley Academy Student, with 9’s in English Language and Literature, a 9 in Maths, a A^ (higher than A*) in further maths, and A*’s in all her other subjects apart from French which was a A. She also achieved full marks in Art.
There were some excellent results in Year 13 this year. 97% of all grades were passes. 74% of grades were C or above. The average grade rose this year to a C+. There were particularly good results in some of the Applied courses with most Art and Sport students achieving a Distinction or Distinction Plus. Charlotte Richmond achieved 2 A grades at A level, and Natalie Hill Achieved 1 A* and 2 A grades. 100% of our Year 13 students have a positive destination and pathway beyond Post 16.
• 27% A* – B
• 74% A* – C
• Average grade for all entries C+
Year 12 results in 2017
There were fewer entries for AS this year due to the start of new specifications, however a third of all entries were graded at a B or above. And Chirag Virchande and Charlotte Gater continued where they had left off in Year 11 achieving A grades in all their subjects.
We are very proud of all our students who have worked so hard to achieve their results. A huge well done!