Haringey A-level results rise 8% in a year
Hardworking Haringey A-level students achieved an amazing 8 per cent rise in the number of A* - B grades in 2016 from 58% in 2015 to 66% in 2016. This means the number of A* - B grades in Haringey is 13 per cent above the national average this year and of every three A-level exams taken in Haringey, two resulted in a grade A*, A or B.
Haringey A-level success included;
- Antonia Toneva from Alexandra Park School who came to the UK from Bulgaria three years ago speaking no english and got two A's and an A* this week
- St Thomas More Catholic School student, Michelange, secured an A grade in Economics with Bs in Maths and Chemistry. Executive Headteacher, Martin Tissot said, “It has been a bumper year at the school and I am delighted that we have secured another improvement in the overall A*-C pass rate (to 85%).
- Haringey Sixth Form student, Khadija got an A* in Further Maths and 2 As in Physics and English Language and Literature and is going on to study English at Warwick University. Russ Lawrance Principal, said, “These results show real strength of academic provision reflecting the overall quality of the A level provision at Haringey Sixth Form College. Students and staff have worked incredibly hard over the past year and we are really proud of these results.”
More examples of Haringey A-level students are available on @haringeycouncil
Elin Weston, Haringey Council’s Cabinet Member for Children, said: “Our students have worked incredibly hard and deserve huge respect for their amazing A-level results. It’s brilliant to know that of every three A-level exams taken in Haringey, two resulted in a grade A*, A or B. I wish each and every one of our A-level students well in the next chapter of their lives as they go on to university, apprenticeships or a gap year. I would also like to thank teachers, school staff, governors and parents across Haringey for the incredible support they have given to young people at such an important time in their lives.”
‘We are working around the clock to give every young person the best start in life. That particularly means giving more young Haringey residents the chance to study technology, engineering and maths so they are at the front of the queue for the high-tech jobs of the future.”
Haringey’s STEM Commission is an independent commission that aims to raise attainment and pave the way to greater opportunities in science, technology, engineering and maths. In June 2016 it launched a groundbreaking report recommending major changes to the teaching and learning of science, technology, engineering and maths. More here: http://stemcommission.org.uk/
Please contact Haringey Council communications team for high resolution images of students across the borough celebrating their A-Level results. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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