2017 A Level Results


Akeley Wood School students celebrate A Level achievements

Students at Akeley Wood School, Buckingham celebrate 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.’

A Level Results 2016

We are rightly proud of the A Level results achieved by our students in 2016.  These demonstrate high levels of achievement, and are especially impressive when considered against ALIS predictions*  (in brackets). These demonstrate time after time that here at Akeley Wood School we are able to maximise our student’s academic potential, providing them with the best possible springboard to an undergraduate degree or career.

Year Students A*-A A*-B
2016 41 15% (2%) 40% (39%)

*ALIS predictions are the grades students are likely to achieve in a typical school setting, based on their GCSE results and psycho-metric testing.