November 19, 2017

Examination Results

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Once again DSTC 6th form have performed above expectations. Following on from a Good Ofsted in March 2017 the Post 16 students have done superbly well. 72 % of all grades awarded were A* to C or equivalent with 42% of these at A* to B (or equivalent). These are excellent results for all concerned.

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Notable successes include 100% A* to B in Art and the same in textiles, 89% A* to C in Media, 81% A* to C in Applied Science, 82% in Applied Business, 77% A* to C in English Literature, 100% D* grades in Btec ICT, 100% D*D in Btec Sport and 100% grade C and above in Health and Social Care Double award.

Of the 30 students who wanted a university place, 27 have been immediately accepted with 3 going through clearing this morning.

Highlighted students are:
Jenny White with 3 A’s & 1 B – going to a London university to study Podiatry
Lucy Hollis with 1 A*, 1 A, 1B & 1C – going to study English and Media at Sussex
Moonisha Verma – 1A* and 2 Distinction* – going to study Architecture at Greenwich University
Marina Christophi with Distinction*, 1B & 1C
Eunice Yumba 1 Distinction *, 1 Distinction, 1 B & 1C
Louise Norman (Year 12) – 1 A and 1 B at AS level

Principal Anne Davis said: “I’m immensely proud of the staff and students and they should be proud of what they’ve achieved. We look forward to hearing about their next steps and seeing them in a few years’ time with their degrees.”

GCSE Results

Following on from a Good Ofsted in March 2017 the Year 11 students at DSTC have achieved well. This is in a year where the current English and maths results cannot be compared to previous years due to the nature of the reformed GCSEs.

72% of students gained a standard pass in English, of which 55% achieved a strong pass and 3 achieved the coveted and rare grade 9. 58% achieved a standard pass in maths with 3 students achieving a grade 8. Overall 52% of students achieved a standard pass in English and maths combined. These are excellent results for all concerned.

Notable successes: (%A* to C) include Textiles – 88%, Media – 83%, Biology – 77%, Chemistry – 74%, Product Design – 75%

Highlighted students are:

Vili Koleva with 3 A*, 3 grade A’s, 1 grade B, 1 grade C, English Language grade 6, English Literature grade 8 and Maths grade 8.

Rebecca Copsey with 1 A*, 5 grade A’s, 1 grade B, English Lang grade 8, English Literature grade 9 and Maths grade 8.

Bella Coleman with 6 grade A’s, 1 grade B, English Language grade 7, English Literature grade 8 and Maths grade 7.

Arinola Ogunjimi with 6 grade A’s, 1 grade B, English Language grade 6, English Literature grade 8 and Maths grade 7.

Amber Barnes with 4 grade A’s, 1 grade B, 1 grade C, English Language grade 8, English Literature grade 9 and Maths grade 6.

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The Principal, Mrs Davis said – ‘I am delighted that so many girls achieved good grades and that the results for English language and Literature where outstanding. The changes in the Maths and English examinations added pressure to an already difficult time for students but they did their best and should be pleased with their results, as we are.’