Wandsworth A-level results 2012
9:38am Thursday 16th August 2012 in News
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- Burntwood school: A* - B, 47% (A* - E 98%)
- Putney High School A* - B 93%.
- Saint Cecilia's A* - C 74%.
- Ernest Bevin A* - C 70%
- Graveney A* - C 64%
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Roehampton University still has some places for students through clearing. Christine Cain gives some more details on the process.
Emmanuel School results, with 91 candidates taking exams:
Overall pass rate 99%
St Francis Xavier Sixth (SFX) Form College, in Malwood Road, Balham, results (out of 500 candidates):
Overall pass rate (A-E) 99%
Laura Kacoutie, scored 40 points in the International Baccalaureate, which is the equivalent of more than four A* grades at A Level.
She will be going to Queen Mary College, London University, to study law.
Student Isaac Dogboe interrupted his A level studies to compete in the Olympics.
Isaac, 17, was a member of the Ghanaian boxing squad and lost narrowly to a Japanese opponent 10-9 on the judges’ verdict.
SFX principal Stella Flannery said: "The young people of South London had a very bad press last year and the good results this summer are a great tribute to the hard work and dedication of SFX students and staff, who have proved that they are very much up to the challenge in an increasingly competitive world."
A* - A Pass Rate 36%
A* - B Pass Rate 64%
A* - C Pass Rate 85%
Elliott School, in Pullman Gardens, Putney, A Level results:
A -E 97%
Fardeen Choudhury gained three A* grades and is going to Nottingham University to study medicine.
Djana Skoric also scooped two A* grades and a C, with plans to study architecture.
The school also has a number of students going on to art colleges, including Sean Fleming, who has been offered a place at Central St Martins School of Art in London.
Graveney school A level Results (total number of A levels taken 916)
A* - A Pass Rate 36.14%
A* - B Pass Rate 63.86%
A* - C Pass Rate 84.93%
Overall Pass Rate 98.47%
A* Grades 13.97%
A Grades 22.16%
B Grades 27.73%
C Grades 21.07%
D Grades 9.28%
E Grades 4.26%
U Grades 1.53%
Burntwood School student Sejal Amin, 18, of Tooting, got an A and two B grades, and is going to study pharmacy at Demontford University.
She said: “I am happy I got in, that is what matters.”
At Burntwood school, Finley McGow, 19, of Balham, got a C and two D grades and is going to study human geography at Portsmouth University.
He said: “I’m glad I got into university, it is probably not the best results but at least I made it in.”
Ernest Bevin results
A*- C 70 %
A*- A 30 %
A*- E 100 %
A*- B 46 %
167 pupils took the exams. One of them, Firas Wahhab 18, from Streatham, got two B's and C.
He said: "Really happy and thoroughly enjoyed my time at EB. But i’m looking forward to the future as I’m going to Greenwich university.”
Saint Cecilia's, in Sutherland Grove, Southfields recorded a 100% pass rate (A* - E grade).
Headteacher Niall Gallagher said the A*- A figure increased by 5% from last year, to 27%, and the A*- C figure went up 6% compared to 2011, to 74%.
He said: "Moreover, we have students moving on to various top universities including Kareem Farrag who is going to read maths and physics at University College London (UCL) after achieving 2 A* grades and 2 A grades.
"Lucy Allen is going to Edinburgh University to study architecture after achieving 1 A* and 2 A grades.
"Matthew Martinucci is going to study medicine at Saint George’s after achieving 1 A* and 2 A grades.
"John Tate is going to Bath to study Economics after achieving 2 A* grades and 1 A grade and Joe O’Toole is going to Bristol to study English after securing 2A* grades and 1 A grade."
In response to today’s A-Level results, Tooting MP Sadiq Khan said: "I would like to congratulate all local students who did so well with their A-Level results. This is a tribute to all the
hard work done by students, with the support of their teachers and parents.
"For those who did not get the results they wanted, or needed, I remind them not to despair. It is really important to get good careers advice on the options available to you.
“I will be holding a free jobs event, with advice on improving your CVs and interview techniques, and how to start a business or find an apprenticeship, at South Thames College on Friday August 31."
Putney High School student and future Paralympian Jessica Harper is celebrating after achieving four A grades in her A Levels.
The 18-year-old achieved all A’s despite combining her studies with demanding training sessions.
A school spokesman said: “Jess has juggled her studies in English, French, Spanish and History with no less than nine training sessions each week to achieve a world ranking of 16th in the 100 metres butterfly disability event.
"She is now heading to the USA’s Brown University, Rhode Island, from where she will compete in disability swimming meets across the USA and Canada as she bids for a place in Team GB’s Paralympics squad for Rio.
"A role model for the next generation, Jess has also been selected for the London Youth Sports Inspiration Project.”
Other Putney students celebrating include Jazz Adamson, who off to the University of Oxford to study English.
Four Putney students are embarking on degrees in Medicine while Ariane Van Hoof will be studying at the prestigious Royal Academy of Music.
The most popular university for Putney students is Bristol, followed by UCL and Imperial College London.
Putney High School results
A* - A 63%
A* - B 93%.
Subjects with 100 per cent A* or A grades include Latin and Music.
92% of History results were at A* or A,
91 % for both English and Spanish were at A* or A,
90 % cent for Psychology A* or A,
Headmistress, Dr Denise Lodge, said: “We have developed a unique approach, The Putney Tripos, to help students not only to excel academically but also to develop the intellectual confidence needed for the next stage of their lives. Through A Levels, the Extended Project and a wide range of extra-curricular activities, our students develop study skills, are encouraged to challenge themselves – and have fun in our fantastic state-of-the-art Sixth Form Centre.”
Further Burntwood results
A-A* 24.1 %
A-C 73.4 %
A-E 98 %
120 pupils sat A level exams.
At Burntwood, Uthra Sivarajasingam from Tooting got 3 A’s and a B, and is set to study medicine at East Anglia university.
She said: "Im really happy about it, im the first one in my family to study at uni.
"I didn’t care about the money, it was just something I wanted to do."
Burntwood school in Tooting has released its A level results.
47% A* - B
98% A* - E
Statement from USAS
UCAS has now processed all A level results and as of midnight 357,915 applicants have been accepted into a university or college, compared with 384,649 on results day last year. This represents a fall of 6.95%. About 79,000 UK applicants are still awaiting results or decisions.
A total of 629,140 people have so far applied this year to higher education institutions in the UK, compared with 681,593 at the same point in 2011. Over 10,000 have already applied directly into
Mary Curnock Cook, UCAS Chief Executive, said: "More than 300,000 applicants whose places are dependent on their grades are waiting to hear if they have been accepted today.
“Despite the fall in applications this year, entry to higher education remains competitive and we expect to see an active Clearing period. Over 25,000 courses are showing vacancies for UK applicants. More than 50,000 people found a course in Clearing last year. It is important that all students research course requirements thoroughly and think carefully before making a decision that is likely to affect their future career. Anyone considering applying again next year can research 2013 courses on our website now.”
Applicants can log in to Track on the UCAS website from 08:00 on results day to see if they have been accepted or are eligible for Clearing. Students should also check their email and the post for Confirmation letters.
This year's group of school leavers will be the first who could face tuition fees of up to £9,000 a year for their university education.
The admission service, Ucas, has announced 357,915 students have been accepted for courses this year - down 7 per cent compared to last year.
But 79,000 applicants across the country are still awaiting decisions, while more than 10,000 students have already applied for places through clearing.