Whitgift Foundation schools’ students are a class act on A-level results day.
Celebrations are taking place across the three Whitgift Foundation schools in Croydon today.
With all schools achieving higher grades this year. Exceptional results were gained by:
- Abigael Bamgboye, Old Palace of John Whitgift School, A* A* A* A and will be studying engineering at Imperial College London
- Zara Kesterton, Old Palace of John Whitgift School achieved, A* A A and is going to Durham University
- Seb Elliot Trinity School 4 A*s and will be studying engineering at Oxford
- Jessica Prabhakaran Trinity School 3A*s and will be studying medicine at Cambridge
Trinity students excel with 98% A-C grades
Trinity’s Upper 6th achieved just under 90% A* to B with 98% A*- C grades. The Headmaster would like to congratulate both students and staff on these impressive results that have come about after an immense amount of hard work.
97.6% of Old Palace students achieve A-C grades
Old Palace announced A Level results showing an impressive 13% of students achieved A* grades; 47% of students achieved A*/A grades: 87% of students achieved grades A* - B. Overall, 97.6% of students achieved A-C grades.
Outstanding A Level success follows on from record-breaking IB results at Whitgift School
Following a record-breaking set of IB (International Baccalaureate) Diploma results, with an average points total of 41 this summer, many congratulations to the Upper Sixth Form A Level students who received their results on Thursday 18 August. The students have excelled once again, with 89.2% of all the grades awarded at A*-B. The A*-B rate for A Level and IB combined is 90.2%.
The Headmaster is delighted that so many pupils fulfilled their potential and secured their places at top universities. Whitgift is very proud of all the students and commend them for their hard work and endeavour.
The three schools educate more than 3,000 students between them and have generous bursary and scholarship schemes. These schemes are vital to ensure as many talented young people across Croydon can attend Foundation schools, and receive an outstanding education to help them achieve their potential.
Martin Corney Chief Executive of The Whitgift Foundation said:
“A-level and AS results day is always a significant day as our students are a step closer to their adult lives. The results this year continue to demonstrate the excellence and dedication of our teaching staff and the support our schools give to our students; helping them reach their goals and preparing them for their future.
I hope Joe Choong (former Whitgift School student) who starts his Olympic dream today also achieves the same high level of success our current students have seen today.”
Carol Jewell, Headmistress of Old Palace of John Whitgift School says: "I am immensely proud of our students’ achievements; their success is richly deserved. I know they all wish to join me in thanking Old Palace staff for their dedication."
Mark Bishop, Headmaster of Trinity, “One of the highlights of working in a school is seeing the sheer delight on the faces of so many pupils who have achieved results that they, and their teachers, can be rightly proud of”
Christopher Barnett, Headmaster at Whitgift School says: “We are delighted that so many pupils fulfilled their potential and secured their places at top universities. Whitgift is very proud of all the students and commend them for their hard work and endeavour.”