Hornsey Sixth Form College A-level results ‘significantly better than national average’

A-level results day at Hornsey School for Girls. Photo by Hornsey School for Girls

A-level results day at Hornsey School for Girls. Photo by Hornsey School for Girls - Credit: Archant

Hornsey Sixth Form College A-level results were ‘significantly above national average’, according to the headteacher of the Crouch End school.

Students swept the board with a 100per cent pass rate at A-level (A* to E), with 85pc of students achieving A* to C grades and 33pc scoring A* to A grades.

All students achieved A* to C grades in English literature, history and sociology plus an 100pc pass rate in art with A* to B grades. Every BTEC social care student achieved Distinction*.

While 95pc of students also secured their first-choice place at some of the most prestigious universities including UCL, Queen Mary, King’s College and SOAS University of London.High performers included:

• Amal achieved three As in biology, chemistry and maths, with an additional C in further maths. She is now looking forward to joining UCL in September to study medicine.

• Fardowsa is looking forward to taking her next steps in her career journey in law after receiving sociology (A*), psychology (A*) and religious studies (A).

• Jonathan has secured a place at Coventry University after achieving sociology (A), English literature (B) and film studies (C). He will study digital media, with the ambition of becoming a games designer.

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• Yasmin received psychology (A*), religious studies (A) and BTEC health & social care (Distinction*). Yasmin will study psychology and her ambition is to be a clinical psychologist.

There has also been success in specific departments with students scoring A* to C grades in RE (82pc); media (75pc) and geography (71pc).

Head of sixth form, Fen Hewitt, said: “These results are a real tribute to our students’ talent and dedication, along with the unrivalled support from teachers and support staff who have inspired and encouraged students to fulfil their potential.

“It is impressive to witness the diverse range of courses that our students are about to embark on from medicine to urban landscape architecture, and it is a credit to the whole team that they have been able to instil the knowledge and awareness of what career paths are available to this next generation facing the fourth industrial revolution. I cannot wait to see what the future holds for our class of 2018.”