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 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.

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.

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

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.

Iqra, Copthall 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 taking her Veterinary Medicine course, with the aim to become a large animal surgeon.

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

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


Written by Ms E Forde

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