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Key Stage 5 Results 2018

A-Level 2018

Another year of impressive A-Level results for Copthall school

Copthall’s mission to provide an ‘Excellent Education for All’ has seen strong pass rates in the diverse subjects of English Literature, History, Art, Product Design and Religious Education. 

Students at Copthall Sixth Form were thrilled to discover they had been awarded excellent grades in their A Levels, with 65% securing places at their first choice university. Nearly 15% of students will progress on to the prestigious Russell Group universities to study a range of disciplines such as Microbiology, History and Midwifery.

Year on year improvements in a number of subjects including Economics, Media, Sociology Religious Education, Design Technology and Health and Social Care shows Copthall continues to be on an upward trajectory.  A-Level highlights this year include:

A*/A grades account for 17% of all grades

100% of students achieved A*-C grades in many subjects

96% overall pass rate

65% of students secured places at their first choice university

15% of students will progress to prestigious Russell Group university

2 students received the unconditional offers and the ‘Outstanding Potential Award’ from Queen Mary

In May 2018, Copthall received a ‘Good’ Ofsted judgement, particularly highlighting the strong leadership in the Sixth Form, and this year’s results are testament to the schools continued commitment to ensuring every girl fulfils her potential and leaves the Sixth Form ready for future success in a global workplace.

The curriculum offered in the sixth-form provides opportunities for students to study a range of appropriate courses.  This includes a number of vocational courses which also proved to be successful with the average result for all Applied General (BTEC) courses achieving a Merit with Beauty students achieving Distinction passes.

Director of Sixth Form, Ami Patel, "I am so proud of every one of our students today, well done and congratulations to you all. The achievements are a testament to the hard work and commitment of our students, staff and parents. We wish every student well in their bright future ahead and remember to work hard, aim high and make it count.

Headteacher, Evelyn Forde – “I am delighted that despite the new A-Level specifications which are significantly more rigorous than before, many of our students have done very well and secured places at Nottingham, Queen Mary and Kings. The strong leadership in the Sixth Form as noted by Ofsted,  will ensure that our outcomes will go from strength to strength.

Outstanding examples of individual achievement include:

Zuha Ahmed

D*AB

Valentina Peshikhaj

A*AB

Lamia El-Bouazzaoui

A*D*

Asma Mirie

D* A

Madina Mujadidi

ABB

Malalai Waziri

BBB

Krishniya Vimalesan

BBB

Aqsa Rabbani

BBB

Jovana Koprivica

BBB

Rozerin Oguz

AACC

Tahmina Nabi

BBC

Ellie Costello

ABC

Marhaba Amery

ABC

 

KS5 Results 2017

GCE

A Level Results 2017

GCE Headline Measures 2017

Copthall Sixth Form succeeds with 100% pass rates secured in the diverse subjects of English Literature, Economics and Sociology

Posted on: 18/08/2017

COPTHALL SCHOOL HAVE ACHIEVED SOME IMPRESSIVE RESULTS IN BOTH ACADEMIC AND VOCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS THIS SUMMER EXCEEDING NATIONAL AVERAGES FOR A LEVEL RESULTS

Copthall Sixth Form succeeds with 100% pass rates secured in the diverse subjects of English Literature, Economics and Sociology.

Students at Copthall Sixth Form were thrilled to discover they had been awarded top grades in their A Levels, with nearly 90% securing places at their first choice university. Nearly 20% of students will progress on to the prestigious Russell Group universities to study a range of disciplines from Law to Biomedical Sciences.

As overall results demonstrated an upward trend for the Sixth Form, 84% of students managed to achieve top A*-C grades, taking the school’s performance above the national average by nearly 7%.

In addition to achieving above the national average for the overall A*-C grades awarded, A Level highlights this year include:

  • A*/A grades account for 20% of all grades
  • 100% of students achieved A*-C grades in English Literature, Economics and Sociology
  • 99% overall pass rate
  • 87% of students secured places at their first choice university
  • 18% of students will progress to prestigious Russell Group universities
  • Significant improvements in Maths and Psychology
     

The results are proof of Copthall’s commitment to ensuring every girl fulfils her academic potential and leaves the Sixth Form ready for future success in a global workplace.

As part of their commitment to offering a broad curriculum, Copthall offer vocational courses including Beauty and Health and Social Care, which proved to be just as successful with the average result for Health and Social Care being Distinction* and for Beauty it was a Merit.

Director of Sixth Form, Ami Patel, was delighted by the results achieved by Copthall students, commenting: “We have once again enjoyed scenes of elation and happiness as our students have achieved excellent post-16 results, with improvements across a multitude of subjects and courses. Their success is a testament to their hard work and commitment and we are very proud of them all and very excited to hear about their futures."

Evelyn Forde took on the role of Headteacher at Copthall School in September 2016. Evelyn said: "I am immensely proud of our Year 13 students today. Their achievements are a result of great teaching, hard work and dedication. Well done to students and staff alike!"

Outstanding examples of individual achievement include:

Elizabeth achieved an impressive A*, A*, A and is excited to take her place at Russell Group University, Nottingham, where she will study Psychology.

“I am so pleased with my results today and cannot wait to start my course in Nottingham. The teachers here at Copthall School have really helped me to achieve my goals, by keeping me motivated and encouraging me to keep working hard throughout my exams. Our teachers constantly encourage us to work independently, which has given me confidence and helped me believe in myself.”

Spogmay, who will take up her place at Queen Mary University, where she will study Law after receiving A Sociology, A History and B Psychology.

“Copthall School is an extremely friendly school, with teachers who provide invaluable support and are always willing to go the extra mile to help students achieve. I am really excited to start my Law degree and I am looking forward to the new challenges it will bring. The one piece of advice I would give younger students is to work hard and never give up! I was fortunate enough to have some very supportive teachers who pushed me to achieve what I have today!”

Samira, A Biology, A Chemistry, A Psychology. Samira will continue her studies at UCL, where she will study Pharmacy.

We are so lucky at Copthall School to have teachers who really make sure you are prepared for your exams. We spent a lot of time covering past papers and previous exam questions, which helped me walk into my exams with confidence, and achieve results I am really proud of. Our Head of Sixth Form has also been especially helpful and will often remind us of what we can achieve if we work hard and believe in ourselves. I am so excited to be going to UCL and cannot wait to see what the future brings.”

Simran has achieved an impressive A English Literature, A Photography and B Psychology and cannot wait to join Middlesex University to begin her studies in Primary Education.

“Ever since I was in primary school I knew I wanted to be a teacher. At Copthall School you can really see the positive impact teachers can have on students and I cannot wait until I can start to make a difference to pupils as well. During my time at Copthall I have always felt supported by my teachers, and they have always been on hand to provide me with great advice. There is a real community feel at Copthall and it’s been great to see everyone supporting each other today.”

IqraCopthall Head Girl achieved an incredible A*, A, A, B and is the only student at Copthall to study 4 A-Levels. Iqra is taking a year out from studying, before studying a Veterinary Medicine course, with the aim to become a large animal surgeon.

“There is a real family environment at Copthall School, which encourages its students to grow and prosper into empowered, intelligent young women. The teachers and staff have been so supportive and are always there to help guide students from all year groups. I genuinely believe the teachers are highly supportive and really care about the students. I am really pleased with my results today, focusing on 4 A-Levels has been really hard work, but I am very happy it has all paid off. I have decided to take a gap year before I take my place at Surrey University where I will study veterinary medicine, with the ambition of becoming a veterinary surgeon for large animals. This is something I have always been passionate about and I am looking forward to seeing what the next 5 years of studying will hold. I have really enjoyed my time here at Copthall, and being Head Girl has been one of my greatest achievements.”

Antonia, A* Psychology, A Sociology, B History and has secured her place at Surrey University to study Psychology.

“I am so pleased with my results today. My A*, A and B has ensured I am able to continue my studies at Surrey University, which I am really excited for. Copthall School has really helped me achieve higher grades than I ever thought was possible. The teachers and Head of Sixth Form have always been so supportive, helpful and always pushed me to make sure I reach my goals.”

Nadia N has successfully gained a place at Lancaster Univerisity to study Medicine, after achieving an impressive AAA.

“Copthall has been a great place to study as the teachers are so easy to talk to and genuinely want the students to do well and achieve their full potential. My advice to students starting at Copthall School would be to really embrace the warm, friendly environment that Copthall has to offer.”

KS5 Results Table 2017

KS5 results table

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