Oaks Park celebrates another year of success on A Level results day by achieving the best ever results! 72% of the students achieved A*-C grades, a significant increase on last years results against the odds as this year was the first reporting the new more challenging reformed A Level courses. Following the trend of improved results, 17% of students achieved A*-A grades and nearly half of the grades were at A*-B. The success was further mirrored with the news that all of the university applicants from Year 13 secured their place at university!
Oaks Park High School Headteacher Joanne Hamill, alongside Assistant Headteacher Salise Caluda and Head of Year 13 Laura Richardson (far right), with delighted Year 13 students celebrating their well-deserved results which are the highest in the school’s history.
Students at Oaks Park School were also very are pleased to confirm their university places today. With 100% of Oaks Park UCAS applicants securing a place at university, they will be moving on to a range of prestigious and world-class institutions in the coming months. Some of these students are:
- Neha Mahatma who achieved A*A*A* and will be reading Dentistry at Glasgow University
- Hapria Bhogal who achieved A*A*B and will be reading Pharmacy at Cardiff University
- Shabeer Ashraff who achieved A*AA and will be reading Physics at UCL
- Maria Boutovitskai who achieved A*AA and will be reading Law at King’s College London
- Sarisha Goodman who achieved A*AA and will be reading Sociology at Edinburgh University
- Anjum Hussain who achieved A*AA and will be reading Medicine at King’s College London
- Pawan Matabadul who achieved A*AA and will be reading Aerospace Engineering at Brunel University
- Sanuga Baskaran who achieved A*AB and will be reading Accounting and Finance at LSE
Oaks Park High School Headteacher Joanne Hamill, congratulating Neha Mahatma on her A*A*A* in Biology, Chemistry and Maths which enabled her to obtain her first choice place at Glasgow to study dentistry.
- Artan Miftari who achieved A*AB and will be reading Economics at the University of Kent
- Tishani De Silva who achieved A*AB and will be reading Politics and International Relations at the Exeter University
- Fatima Awow who achieved AAA and will be reading Medicine at UCL
- Aleksandar Jekabson who achieved AAA and will be reading Geography at UCL
- Shamikka Baskaran who achieved AAB and will be reading Accounting and Finance at LSE
- Kelly Doak who achieved AAB and will be reading Psychology at Royal Holloway
- Thanushan Ravishankar who achieved AAB and will be reading Biology at Queen Mary University
- Robert Batey who achieved ABB and will be reading Physics and Mathematics at Loughborough University
- Jemima Benjamin who achieved ABB and will be reading History at UEA
- Kuljot Bhamra who achieved ABB and will be reading Law at Exeter University
- Kaveesh Appiah who achieved ABB and will be reading Economics at City University
- Aneeka Afsar who achieved ABB and will be reading English Literature at Westminster University
- Elizabeth Cutmore who achieved ABB and will be reading Korean and Chinese at SOAS
Proud mum Mrs Linda Cutmore (who also works at Oaks Park High School) with her daughter Elizabeth, who is off to study a combined honours degree in Korean and Chinese at SOAS (Uni of London) after achieving ABB in Government & Politics, Spanish and Economics.
- Aaron Dhami who achieved ABB and will be reading Pharmaceutical Chemistry at Queen Mary University
- Zahra Nasir who achieved ABB and will be reading Law at Essex University
- Jamie Salem who achieved ABB and will be reading History at Queen Mary University
Oaks Park prides itself on being an inclusive school and works hard to ensure all its students meet their full potential, no matter what their ability or background.
Head of Year 13, Laura Richardson, describe this inclusivity leading to success, “The vast array of career paths chosen by our students demonstrates the individual support students get at Oaks Park to ensure they all achieve their future aspirations. Our Aspire Higher programme is unique to Oaks Park and we have developed this in-house, with our students in mind. We want to make sure their progression to university, working life or training is successful and appropriate, and Aspire Higher helps them differentiate themselves in a competitive marketplace. Students, parents and universities love it”.
On this year’s A level results, Salise Caluda , Assistant Headteacher with responsibility for the Sixth Form, said, “Our largest ever Year 13 cohort have achieved the school’s highest ever A level results, allowing them to move on to the next stage of their studies, which for the vast majority will be at the university of their choice. Our results just keep getting better and better each year and this is due to the consistent hard work put in by the students and the staff – it really is inspiring”.
Joanne Hamill, Headteacher, added,“ I am very proud of all the work that Oaks Park Sixth Form have done in order to get to today. Students leave Oaks Park well qualified, well equipped future leaders who are passionate about making a positive impact on the world around them. These excellent A level results will no-doubt help them to achieve their ambitions.”