A Level Results 2022
71% of A Level entries achieve A*-C grades
Yesterday, students and staff celebrated as Sixth Formers secure places at top Russell Group universities, after receiving their A Level or equivalent results.
The Covid-19 pandemic created unique obstacles for this year group, who had their GCSE exams cancelled at short notice, then experienced a hugely disrupted education. Despite this, The John Roan Sixth Form has improved significantly on its results from 2019, the last time public exams took place. 47% of A Level entries achieved A*-B grades and 71% of entries achieved A*-C grades. For Level 3 equivalent qualifications, 41% of entries achieved the highest marks of Distinction or Distinction*.
With these results under their belts, students are set to take up places at some of the UK’s top universities, including the most prestigious Russell Group institutions. There, they will be studying a range of exciting disciplines from Computer Science and Mathematics to Psychology and Interior and Spatial Design.
Many of those Year 13s celebrating their achievements today are students who have attended the school from Year 7 through to Sixth Form, including 9 of the school’s top 12 performers.
Some of the school’s standout student successes include:
• Klaudijus Gruzauskas, A*A*A
Klaudijus was new to The John Roan School at the start of Year 12 achieved A*s in Maths and Further Maths and an A in Business. Klaudijus is taking a gap year where we will apply to Oxford University to study Mathematics.
• Yousef Ali, A*AB
Yousef achieved an A* in Maths, an A in Further Maths and a B in Chemistry and will be starting at the University of Warwick in September to study Research, Economics, Statistics and Mathematics.
• Amelie Bamsey-Webb, A*A, Merit
Amelie achieved an A* in Art, an A in Textiles and a Merit in BTEC Sport. Amelia is heading to the University of the Arts London to read Interior and Spatial Design.
• Jai Cheung, A*BB
Jai achieved an A* in Sociology and Bs in Psychology and Business. After seven years at The John Roan, Jai is set to study Psychology at Nottingham Trent University.
• Paradise Farr, A*BB
Paradise achieved an A* in Maths and Bs in Further Maths and Physics. After seven years at The John Roan, Paradise will head to Queen Mary University of London to study Mathematics.
• Poppy Trevithick, ABD*
Poppy achieved an A in Sociology, a B in Psychology and a Distinction* in BTEC Health and Social Care. Poppy has secured a place at the University of Sheffield to study Sociology with Social Policy after seven years at The John Roan.
• Alexandra Bridge, D*D*B
Alexandra achieved a B in Sociology and Distinction*s in BTEC Health and Social Care and BTEC Sport. Alexandra is heading to Loughborough University to study Psychology.
Commenting on students’ achievements, Cath Smith, Principal at The John Roan School, said:
“Very well done and congratulations to all our Year 13 students who have received their results today. The past few years have presented many obstacles for our young people however we are absolutely delighted with this year’s results which are a direct reflection of the continued progress that The John Roan School has made since becoming part of United Learning.
“Our aim right from Year 7 is to inspire our students to be as ambitious as possible in their aspirations, and for them to achieve their absolute best. Our continued upwards trajectory of results year on year is a tribute to the hard work and determination of everyone in the school community.”
Any student looking to enroll into the John Roan Sixth Form can do so on Thursday 25th August, the same day as GCSE results day.