Students celebrate A Level achievements

A Level results 

Top end A Level grades are on the up at Akeley Wood School where high performing students have gained places at Russell Group universities.

Sixth Form students are celebrating their results, with an improved 7% of all grades achieved being at the highest level of A*.  In addition, more than 16% of grades achieved are A*-A , also representing an improvement on last year.

Congratulations to Patrick Usher who gained two A* grades and two A grades, Sophie Heywood who gained two A* grades one A grade and James Lindley who achieved one A*, two A grades and one B grade.

Patrick is going on to read Mathematics with Economics at the London School of Economics, Sophie is going to study Geography at Durham University and James is going to study Physics at Warwick.

Many Akeley Wood School students have gained a place to study at their first-choice university, including students who have confirmed places at LSE, Birmingham, Durham, Kings College London, Warwick and Loughborough.

Mrs Jenny Clough, Head of Akeley Wood School said, ‘We are immensely proud of our students’ achievements and it is a pleasure to celebrate with them today after all their hard work.  We are delighted to hear that so many students have secured places at their first-choice universities, to read competitive subjects.  We wish them every success in their continued studies and future careers.’

Akeley Wood School is open for pupils from any school still considering their options for Sixth Form for September 2017.  An Open House event will be between 24th and 28th August where potential pupils visit the school and discuss A Level options with experienced staff.  Call 01280 828122 to reserve an interview time.

Contact Details: For further information, please contact Marketing by email or telephone 01280 828122


  • Located just outside Buckingham Akeley Wood School is a co-educational independent day school for pupils aged 1-18 years.


  • Akeley Wood School is part of the leading international Cognita Group, which offers high quality education through its network of 64 independent schools in the UK, Asia, Spain and Latin America. Visit to learn more.
  • Sixth Form Open House (To secure a place in September 2017) is being held between 24th and 28th August, Call 01280 828122 to reserve an interview time.

Private visits to the school are available all year round and Akeley Wood School’s next open day is on Saturday 23rd September 2017, details of which can be found on the website.

Junior School Contact Numbers

General number
01908 571231
Admission number
01908 555803

Senior School Contact Numbers

General number
01280 860182
Admission number
01280 828122

Senior & Sixth Form Contact Numbers

General number
01280 814110
Admission number
01280 828122