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A-Level Results

Outstanding Grades for our A-Level Students 

This year our A-level students have set new records for academic excellence, with 25% of all grades achieved at A*/A.

The proportion of A*-B grades reached an impressive 52% with 82% at A*-C. Our overall A-level pass rate remained at 99.6%.

Headteacher Paul O'Neill said:

"These results are a credit to all of our students' hard work, their families support and the relentless commitment of their teachers to achieve the very best outcomes possible. This year in particular, we are delighted to have exceeded our ambitious targets for the proportion of grades achieved at the highest level. As our recent Ofsted report highlighted, we are determined that pupils should achieve outstanding results and our actions to secure this are driving rapid improvements across the school."

The school's renewed focus on academic excellence has paid dividends across a broad range of A level subjects. Results remained very strong with the majority of subjects achieving a significant increase in the proportion of students achieving the highest grades of A*/A. Some examples were: Chemistry 29%, Computing 25%, Maths 45%, Maths Statistics 33%, Further Maths 38%, Media 25%, Physics 33%, Psychology 36%, Economics 38%, English Literature 50% and French 100%.

Pete Whitehouse, Assistant Headteacher with responsibility for the Sixth Form said:

“I am absolutely delighted with the performance of our students this year. As in previous years, the top performing students have realised their talents by producing some of the best individual results in the country. Across all our students the average grades achieved have increased again for the fifth year running and I am immensely proud."

“These results continue to show that students of all abilities make excellent progress at The Emmbrook, including our vocational students who achieved ‘distinction’ grades on average."

“Any Sixth Form journey is challenging and potentially stressful and I am proud of our track record of preparing each of our very impressive young adults, to take on the next important challenges in their lives"

There was considerable success for our highest achieving students. 38% of all students achieved at least one A grade, with seven students securing three A grades or better: 



Subjects Studied

Anna Hewison

A* A* A*

Biology, Chemistry & Maths

Isabel Green

A* A* A A

Economics, Maths, Further Maths & Psychology

Melissa Granger

A* A A A

Economics, Geography, Maths & Further Maths

Alec Csukai

A* A* A B

Geography, Maths, Physics & Drama

Alice Davis

A* A A

Maths, Further Maths & Physics

Ellen Hutson

A* A A

Chemistry, Economics & Maths

Isabella Lewis

A* A A

English Literature, History & Politics

We are delighted by the success of our students, many of whom will be going on to prestigious universities, including our successful Oxbridge applicants.

With the strength of these results, we anticipate that the vast majority of students will be successfully enrolled onto university courses in September. As always, our students will be going on to read a diverse range of subjects at some of the most prestigious universities, including: Computer Science, Economics, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Engineering, English Literature, International Development, Law, Maths, Physics, Politics and International Relations, Psychology and Veterinary Medicine.

We wish our students continued success in the future.

Thursday 17th August 2017