Ravens Wood School A Level Results


Following the release of 2017’s A Level results, students and staff at Ravens Wood School are once again celebrating another year of impressive grades. A superb 23% of all examinations undertaken by students were passed at A*/A, while 43% of all grades are A*-B. 70% were passed with grades A*-C. As ever, we are extremely proud of our students who have continued Ravens Wood’s fine tradition of securing excellent A Level outcomes.

Ravens Wood students continue to achieve highly in Science, Modern Languages, Design & Technology, Business Studies and Economics. In Biology 89% of students received an A*-C grade with a number of their fellow Scientists gaining A*/A grades in Chemistry and Physics too. In French, 75% of students received A*-A, with 100% gaining A*-C grades, placing the Department’s results within the top 1% nationally. In Design and Technology, we are delighted to report that 84% of students secured an A*-C grade, capping another impressive year for one of our most popular departments, whose results are within the top 20% nationally. In our Economics cohort, 73% of students achieved an A*-C grade, with 43% of our Business Studies students securing A*-B grades. Finally, we are extremely proud of students who have studied BTEC Business (95% Distinction*/Distinction), BTEC Sport (91% D*/D) and BTEC Media (90% D*/D).

The following students performed particularly well across each of their subjects:

·       Abdallah Dawood – Biology (A*), Chemistry (A*) and Maths (A*) = Abdallah is planning to study Medicine.

·       Daniel Hunt – Maths (A*), Further Maths (A*) Physics (A) and Chemistry (A) = Daniel has a place to study Maths at Warwick University.

·       Matthew Carmichael – Maths (A*), Further Maths (A) and Physics (A) = Matthew has a place to study Electrical Engineering at Southampton University.

·       Joe Gibbons – English Literature (A*),  History (A), Film Studies (A) = Joe has a place to study History at Exeter University.

Once again, the School is delighted to report that a significant number of students have secured a place at their first choice university. Lewis Clift (Deputy Headteacher KS5) said “We are delighted to see that the hard work and dedication of our students and staff has resulted in another set of impressive results, particularly in light of substantial reforms to A Level subjects.” Sally Spence (Headteacher) said “It is always inspiring to see two years of hard work come to fruition, and so many of our students have now achieved the grades required to secure their places at higher education or apprenticeships. They have worked extremely hard and we wish them every success in their future endeavors.”

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