Park Hall achieve best ever results at GCSE and A level
Park Hall Academy is extremely proud to be able to congratulate its students on their best ever GCSE, ‘A’ Level, and BTEC National examination results. This is another excellent set of results achieved by Park Hall Academy students.
Mr Burgess, Park Hall Head Teacher, said that, “The students, staff and Park Hall community are once again delighted with the students’ performance in their GCSE examinations, received on Thursday 24th August. Our GCSE results are our best ever which is a tremendous achievement. Post 16 examination results received on Thursday 17th August at Advanced Level and BTEC National are also our best ever results! Value added and new measures of progress show that Park Hall students are making more progress than ever before. The students, staff, parents/carers and Governors should be very proud of all the skill, hard work and effort that has made these improvements possible.”
Park Hall’s Head Girl Aimee Crisp celebrates her results with he Mum and Dad.
Nana Agyeman celebrates her results with Chair of the Governorning body Mrs Wendy Jarema.
Back Row: James Groves, Niaz Kibria, Jamie Hunt.
Front Row: Layla Chiha, Faye Turberville, Aimee Crisp and Alycia McNamara
Above guidance taken from ‘What the new GCSEs mean – a guide to parents and carers’. Published by SSAT - Tel: 020 7802 2300
We are really proud of all the hard work that made this possible – particularly with the introduction of the new style GCSE’s in Maths and English. Examples of good results at GCSE include Riddhi Patel, 2 grade 9’s (equivalent to A**) 5 A*’s, an A and a a grade 7; Harry Johnson one grade 9, one 8, a 7, 3 A*’s and 3 B’s; Niaz Kibria, 2 8’s (equivalent to A*) 2 A*s and 5 A’s; Nayer Khan, one grade 9, an A*, 5 A’s, 2 6’s and a B; Layla Chiha, 2 A*s, an 8, 4 A’s and 2 6’s; Faye Turberville 2 grade 8’s, a 7, 4 A’s and 3 B’s; Alicia McNamara an A*, an 8, 5 A’s, one 6 and a B; Jack Groves one grade 8, one 7, 3 A’s and 4 B’s.
Head Girl Aimee Crisp, who intends to study History, Psychology, Politics and Performing Arts at Park Hall Academy 6th Form said, “I really appreciate all the extra support from the teachers at Park Hall Academy which has made a real difference”. Alycia McNamara who is going to study English, Art, Sociology and Psychology said, “I am really proud of my results, I targeted A grades in my best subjects but to get 7 of them is even better than I hoped for.” Nana Agyeman, who is going on to study Mathematics, Physics, and Biology said, “ I am so pleased with my A* grades in Physics and Chemistry.” Jack Groves, who is also staying at Park Hall Sixth Form to study Maths, Physics and Chemistry said, “I will definitely be staying to continue my studies at Park Hall Sixth Form.” Jamie Hunt intends to study Biology, Geography and History at Park Hall and said, “Everyone is amazing at Park Hall Academy, the staff, teachers and students all work so hard to ensure we achieve the very best results. I am so pleased to have got A grades in all of the subjects I want to study in the Sixth form.”
Park Hall Academy is also extremely proud to be able to congratulate its students on their best ever A’ Level and BTEC National examination results. They are delighted that the results have significantly improved in all areas, at Advanced Level and BTEC National Level in 2017.
Mr Burgess, Park Hall Head Teacher said that, “The students, staff and Park Hall community are delighted with their performance in the recent post 16 examinations received on Thursday 17th August. The Advanced Level and BTEC National results have all gone up! This is another excellent set of results achieved by our students. The students, staff, parents/carers and Governors should be very proud of all the skill, hard work and effort that have made these improvements possible.”
Park Hall Sixth Formers Jason Mach, Rhys Davies, Sophie West, George Chance Osman, Daniel Mach and James Hunt.
Park Hall Sixth Form is really proud of all the hard work that has resulted in the school’s best ever A level results for the third year running. Outstanding performances by students across the board in Advanced Level Psychology, Biology, Chemistry, Dance and Media Studies show that on average students have achieved at least one whole grade above ALIS predictions, the national method schools use to indicate expected performance based on GCSE results. In other areas including Art, History, Business, English Literature and Sociology students achieved at least half a grade higher than ALIS predictions.
Park Hall Sixth Formers Jason Mach, James Hunt, Sophie West, Daniel Mach and George Chance Osman.
In vocational subjects Park Hall improved even further on their award winning 2016 results that had placed them in the top 4% of schools in the country. Outstanding achievements by Park Hall 6th form students included Emma Ellis and Ashleigh Dorgan who each achieved the equivalent of 3 straight ‘A*’ grades in their BTEC Children’s Care, Learning and Development course, along with Poppy Smith who achieved 3 Distinction* grades in the BTEC National Extended Diploma in Sport Science. Ethan Cappellie, Ryan Sherwin and Mason Treen who achieved D*,D,D for Creative Media Production, broadly equivalent to 2 As and an A* grade at Advanced Level. In Sport Science BTEC National Diploma Matt Billing, Jake McColl, Christopher Weaver and Kirk Woakes all achieved 2 Distinction* grades which is a fantastic achievement. Other outstanding achievements included Joseph Bathurst, Matt Billing, Gabi Steward and Amanda Tooze who each achieved the equivalent of 3 straight ‘A*’ grades in their BTEC National Extended Diploma in Public Services.
Public Services students Joseph Bathurst, Matt Billing, Thomas Payne, Ben Price, Mollie Ratcliffe, Gianni Sassano and Thomas Shaughnessy and Christopher Weaver all achieved the equivalent of an A* at BTEC National Subsidiary, resulting in every student in the group achieving a Distinction* grade! Moreover, every Health and Social Care student achieved a Distinction for their BTEC, along with every student entered for the OCR Cambridge Technical achieving the equivalent of a grade A at Advanced Level. Overall 87.5% of students gained Distinctions and Distinction* at Park Hall Academy, in their BTEC courses, which is an absolutely superb achievement - The best result ever and improving on last year’s result by 5.4%, when Park Hall Academy, was recognized as one of the top 5 schools in the country by ‘Learning Plus UK’ for BTEC Vocational Education (March 2017).
Park Hall Sixth Form Student Daniel Mach celebrates his results with his Dad.
Mr Burgess, Park Hall’s Head Teacher said, “We strive to create a positive ethos which is focused on raising everyone’s self-esteem through reward and recognition at Park Hall Academy. We are delighted with this years A Level and BTEC National results and particularly pleased that results have again improved considerably this year. We believe that the more successful students and staff feel, the more successful they will be.
Park Hall Sixth Formers Amelia Heale, Vicky Fletcher and Katie Millward.
Park Hall Sixth Form’s 2017 students achieved the Sixth Form’s best ever set of results.