Highest pass rates school has seen since becoming an academy in 2012
Megan Griffiths opens her results with her sister Lauren
Ark Putney Academy has cause for celebration this summer. Alongside their newly completed £30 million renovated building and state of the art sports facilities, the school is also boasting record highs in their GCSE results, which came out today.
Students achieved 69% 5 A*-C including English and Maths which is an increase of 11% on last year with 91% A*-C in English and 72% in Maths. These are the highest set of results the school has seen since becoming an academy in 2012.
Other highlights for the school include:
91% A*-C in Art
94% A*-C in Geography
100% A*-C in Further Maths including an A* with Distinction
There were smiles all round as students arrived to collect their results this morning
"I was so nervous; I knew I had worked hard and in the end it's really paid off!"
Usman Ahmad – A* with distinction, 3 A*, 5 A, B
"WOW, that's it, wow, I'm so happy I'm speechless."
Megan Griffiths – 2 A*, 5 A, 2 B
"I don't believe it - so many As!"
Rakeeza Aslam - 4As, 3Bs 1C
Principal Alison Downey commented on the outcome,“This is the best ever set of GCSE results for the academy and is a testament to the hard work of students and staff. Well done to all, we are extremely proud.”
Ark Putney is a non-selective mixed Academy with a Sixth Form situated in Putney Heath just 5 minutes from Putney High Street. There are still places available for external applicants to the Sixth Form. Go to arkputney.org for more information.
August 26, 2016