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The Charter School

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Outstanding A level and BTEC results 

Best ever A level results

Sixth form students at The Charter School are celebrating their excellent A level and BTEC results. 41% of all students gained at least 3 A levels with A* to B grades (33% in 2015). 

More than a third (34%) of all A level grades achieved at The Charter School were A*/A, and more than two thirds (67%) were A*- B (62% in 2015).  95% of BTEC grades achieved were Distinction*/Distinction.

63% of students achieved at least one A grade or equivalent and 14% achieved all A grades or higher. It is expected that the vast majority of students will progress to their first choice of university or college for further study, including 4 students heading to Oxford and Cambridge.  

The Charter School is an inclusive, state funded school, recognised as one of the top schools in the country for achievement at both GCSE and A level. Head teacher Christian Hicks said today, “Students flourish here regardless of their starting points or circumstances. These absolutely outstanding A level and BTEC results are due to the perseverance and focus on excellence shown by all of our students and teachers”.      

There were some exceptional individual performances with many students heading to top universities. Four students will now be heading for Oxford and Cambridge.

Sufian Rahman gained 3 Distinction* grades in Business BTEC, ICT BTEC and Sports and Leisure BTEC, and aims to study property and planning at university. Benjamin Asare gained 2 Distinction* grades in Business BTEC and in Sports and Leisure, and grade B in A level Computing, and will study Computer Science at University.

Isobel Ollard and Ruby Lyons both gained 4 A levels all at grade A* in Biology, Chemistry, French, and Maths. Isobel will study Natural Sciences at Cambridge and Ruby will study Chemistry at OxfordSebastian Elmes is also headed for Oxford where he will study Engineering after gaining 3 A levels all at grade A* in Maths, Further Maths and Physics.Lauren Tavriger will study English at Oxford after gaining 3 A levels: grade A* in English and in Geography; grade A in History.

Rachel Yates gained 4 A levels: grade A* in Chemistry, Maths, and Further Maths; grade A in physics and will study Chemistry at Bristol.

Colin Rae gained 4 A levels: grade A* in Maths and in Further Maths; grade As in Chemistry and Physics and will study Mechanical Engineering at Sheffield.

Michael Schick gained 4 A levels: grade A* in Maths; grade As in Chemistry, Physics and Further Maths and will study Natural Sciences at UCL.

Ruby James gained 3 A levels: grade A* in Maths and in Economics; grade A in History and will study Economics and Politics at Bath.

Lule Ahmed Serer gained 3 A levels: grade A* in Geography and in Sociology; grade A in Psychology and will study Geography at University.

Ema Curuia gained 3 A levels: grade A* in Art and in Drama; grade A in English and will study Comparative Literature at KCL.

Bryony McCrostie gained 3 A levels: grade A* in History and Photography; grade A in English and will study Law at Durham.

Ella Ottersbach-Edwards gained 3 A levels: grade A* in Art; grade A in Biology and in Maths and aims to  study Biology at York.

Grace Lavender gained 3 A levels: grade A* in English; grade A in History and in Religious Studies and will Religious Studies at Edinburgh.

Mary O’Brien gained 3 A levels: grade A* in Sociology; grade A in Drama and in Government and Politics and will study Politics and Sociology at Leeds.

Soren Vines gained 3 A levels: grade A* in Maths; grade A in Chemistry and in Physics and will study Geophysics at Imperial.                   

Ben Millis gained 3 A levels: grade A* in Economics&Business; grade A in Government&Politics, and in History, Ben will study Politics and International Relations at Bristol.

Agnes Dove gained 3 A levels with A grades in Biology, Chemistry and Maths and will study Biological Sciences at Edinburgh.

Daisy Cullen Close gained 3 A levels with A grades in Chemistry, Geography and Maths and will study Geography at Bristol.

Kwabena Owusu Ansah gained 3 A levels with A grades in Chemistry, Drama and Maths and will study Law at KCL.

Anna Foxwell gained 3 A levels with A grades in Photography, Psychology and Sociology and will study Psychology at Manchester.

There were significant achievements across a range of subjects at A*/B grade:

Art 85%, Maths 82%, Drama 82%, Geography 82%, Sociology 82%, English 78%, History 75%, Chemistry 75%. For Sports and Leisure BTEC, and Performing Arts BTEC 100% of grades achieved were Distinction*/Distinction; and Business BTEC 93% of grades achieved were Distinction*/Distinction.