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Bishop Douglass Catholic School

Bishop Douglass Catholic School

In Pursuit Of Excellence

A Level Results 2017

Congratulations to our Sixth Formers on their fantastic A level exam results!

Martin Tissot, Executive Headteacher, said that he and the Governors were delighted at improved A results this year.    Initial results show a rise in the (A*-C) pass rate with 82% of students achieving A*- C Grades (81% last year).   Amrita Wilkhu, Head of Sixth Form said that she was particularly pleased with the A*-B pass rate which has increased to 54% from 36% last year.    Associate Headteacher, Michelle Henderson, paid testimony to the hard work of both teachers and students and commended the school’s University preparation programme which she said was clearly very effective.    She said that the percentage going on to University at 95% of Year 13 was at an all-time high with 28% of these going to Russell group Universities.   Delores Mclean-Boyd, Associate Headteacher said that the school’s excellent partnership with parents was the key to the school’s continuing high performance.   

Top performers this year were Jasmine Ebimomi who got two A*s and an A grade in English, Theology and Sociology and is headed for Warwick to study Law.  Raabiya Soyler got A* A A in the same subjects and is going to King’s College, London to study English.  Dayna Isaac got A*A A (Maths, Chemistry, Biology) with an A in her EPQ research project; she is going on to study medicine at Leeds.  Nkumbu Kaluwe got AAA (Economics, Sociology and Theology) and is going to on study Law at Queen Mary.   Tisloh Danboyi, Head Boy got 3 As in Maths, Chemistry and Biology and is going to take a gap year before studying Medicine.   

Jasmine said, ‘I now have the grades to follow my career dream which is to become a lawyer.   The school pushed me by ensuring that I worked during my private periods and this helped me to achieve my best’ 

Dayna said ‘I will look to use my success in Science to develop medical skills to help others’. 

Enrolment to the Sixth Form will commence on Thursday 24th August from 10 am – 12 midday.