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Ealing Independent College achieves best A-Level results ever

13 Aug 2015

Students at Ealing Independent College are celebrating today, as the College has produced its best A-Level results ever. Whilst the number of top-grade students has dropped nationally this year, Ealing Independent College has achieved excellent result with as many as 34% of the grades awarded being A*/A, and 69% of the grades awarded being A*/B.

In Chemistry and Biology the percentage of students achieving A*/A =45% and in the same subjects the percentage of students achieving A*/B= 80%

The A-Level results will give Ealing Independent College a very strong average points score per A-level entry when the DfE performance tables are published in January. Parents and students should only take performance and statistics concerning examination results from the DfE performance tables when comparing schools. Statistics produced by other bodies can be misleading and often use criteria that do not fairly compare schools.

Principal, Dr Ian Moores, said, “I am delighted to report that it has been an exceptional year for our A-Level students. My dedicated staff, the industry of the students, and the approach that we take at the College enabled students to reach their goals and in many cases surpass all expectations. A third of the grades achieved were A*/A – a truly outstanding achievement.”

This will give the College a very strong average points score per A-level entry and will undoubtedly place the College highly in the DfE Performance Tables.

25% of the students achieved AAB or better, and there were many exceptional individual performances, some of which are highlighted below.

Ali - joined the College for an intensive one year GCSE course after a disappointing performance at a local state school. He achieved outstanding GCSE grades with us after one year and was awarded a scholarship for the sixth form. Ali obtained AAB in Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics and will now read PHARMACY at UCL.

Fatema - joined the College for Year 11 GCSE having been educated overseas previously at an international school. At the end of year 11 she secured 4A*, 2A and 2 B grades. Having now completed two years of A-levels she has obtained A*AAB in Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics respectively and will now go on to read BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE at Queen Mary, University of London.

Emily - joined the College in 2012 to complete her GCSE studies. In the summer of 2013 she produced a good set of GCSE grades (3A and 5B grades). This summer, after two years of A-level study, Emily has achieved tremendous results – AAB in Economics, Psychology, and Sociology. Emily will now readL PSYCHOLOGY at her first choice - East Anglia University.

Natalie - joined the AS year at the College three months late, having been educated in Kenya previously. At the end of her AS year, she obtained A grades in all her AS subjects. She has now completed her A2 year with AAAA in Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics and Psychology. Natalie will now read ACTUARIAL SCIENCE at LSE.

Thomas - joined the College for a traditional two year A-level course, having studied at a local independent school for GCSE.  Thomas has now secured AAA in Chemistry, Economics and Mathematics and will start his university education at LSE in October.

Faris - completed his GCSEs at a local independent school and then joined the College for his A-level studies. His GCSE results were only modest and so to achieve AAB at A-level this summer in Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics represents very good value added. Faris will now read AEROSPACE ENGINEERING at Manchester University.

Matthew - joined the College for a third year of A-level study. He followed an intensive History A-level and re-sat some units in Psychology. Matthew obtained A* and A in Psychology and History respectively. Matthew will now read PSYCHOLOGY at Surrey University.

Reem - also joined the College for a third year of A-level study. She studied Chemistry and Mathematics for the year and achieved two A grades. Reem will now go on to study BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES at Queen Mary University of London.

Jude - achieved A*A*AA last year in his A-levels at the College and decided to reapply this year to read Medicine at university. Jude has now secured a place at Queen’s University Belfast to read MEDICINE

My Linh - joined the College as an international student from Vietnam on a Tier 4 visa in September 2013 for a two year A-level programme. My Linh has achieved A*AA in Mathematics, Further Mathematics and Computing. She was offered a place at LSE but has preferred to accept a place to read MATHEMATICS at UCL.

Simran - studied for A-levels at Langley Grammar School and obtained a U and a D in Chemistry and Mathematics respectively. After one year at the College Simran raised these to BB grades. This represents a four grade enhancement in Chemistry and a two grade enhancement in Mathematics. Simran will now be able to read CHEMICAL ENGINEERING at Aston University.

Mohamed - joined the College for two years of A-level study having obtained very modest grades at GCSE from a local state school including a D grade in English language and only a B grade in Additional Science.  Mohamed found the first year of AS tough and obtained four B grades. But in this final year of A2, Mohamed has excelled to achieve A*A*A in Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology respectively. Mohamed will now read INVESTMENT and FINANCE at City University.

To see if we could help you or your child secure the right grades call us now on 0208 579 6668 to set up an appointment. 

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