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Orchard Park High School

Results 2019


Many congratulations go to our amazing year 11 students who have achieved outstanding results for their GCSEs.

I am delighted to announce that this cohort of students have made exceptional progress. These results reflect the hard work and effort of all students, teachers and supportive parents. This is our third year of improved outcomes which demonstrates the school is going from strength to strength and is one of the most successful schools in Croydon. This year our Progress 8 score has improved by another .16 to achieve its best ever P8 score of +0.2. This means students have made fantastic progress from their starting point in year 7 as a results of the strong teaching and supportive learning environment here at OPHS. Staff and students work with great belief that anything and everything is possible and this positive attitude allows students to flourish and grow.

Our top performing students are:

  • Emma Clough – eight 9s, one 7 and one A*
  • Lily Howard – six 9s, one, 6 and one 7
  • Sam Warren – three 9s, two 8s, three 7s and one B
  • Hannah Spiking – two 9s, three 8s and three 7s
  • Hanna Davies – three 9s, one 7 and four 6s
  • Batcha Shahul Hameed – three 8s, four 7s, one 6
    and one B
  • Anjika Daby – three 9s, two 8s, four 7s and one 6

Whilst these are only a few of the outstanding students’ achievements, many have exceeded their target grades and broken lots of school records.

Subjects which have attained especially well include:

  • Chemistry – 100%
  • Biology – 100%
  • Physics – 100%
  • Business and Enterprise – 100%
  • PE – 100%
  • Performing Arts – 100%
  • Italian – 100%
  • Finance – 100%
  • RE – 88%
  • Spanish 84%
  • Music 83%
  • English 75%
  • Maths – 65%
  • History 70%

Mrs Warnock said, "These results reflect how far the school has come and the great progress our students continue to make year on year. It is really satisfying to know that our students are well equipped to progress into post-16 education with amazing qualifications and the confidence and resilience to maintain this level of success. Our learners have been well supported by a team of talented teachers who go above and beyond for all our students. These results are a testament to their dedication and commitment not only to our students but the school and the Trust as a whole – a great team effort! We wish all our students the very best as they move onto the next chapter in their lives. We are very proud of you all and we know you will accomplish great things. Thank you for being great ambassadors for the school.”


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A Level and BTEC Results 2019

Head Teacher, Mrs Warnock said,

“We are delighted with our A Level results this year and especially proud of our students’ achievements."

Given that these are the first set of results of the reformed A Level qualifications which are deemed to be more rigorous and challenging, we are thrilled that everyone has performed to such a high standard and accomplished some truly fantastic outcomes. These strong outcomes are a testament to the commitment and hard work that has taken place over the last two years from students, staff and parents. We congratulate all of our students and we wish them every success as they embark upon university life. We are notably thrilled that almost all students secured their first choice university place.”

The overall pass rate was an impressive 87% with the school successfully reaching its targets for A*-A and A*-B grades. Our Tech Level subjects excelled with the overall performance reaching 100% A*-C and 40% A*-B, the average grade achieved was a D*. Equally, our Applied qualifications achieved 100% pass rate with an average grade of M+.  These are extremely impressive results.

The best performing subjects were Business Studies, PE, and Russia in which most students achieved the highest grades. The following subjects achieved 100% – Business Studies, Physics, Maths, History, Russian and Sociology.  In Maths and Psychology the pass rate was 86% followed by 67% in Chemistry. Notably the performance in History was 33% A*-B, 57% A*-B in BTEC PE and 100% A*-B in Russian.

Our top performing students were Jay Lambeth, Faith Marfleet and Richard Kwaning.

Many of our students are now off to university or taking up apprenticeships at a variety of providers.

A special thanks goes to our sixth form team – Mr Hubbard, Miss Robins and Mr Crossnan who have led and supported students to secure these strong outcomes. They take great pride and satisfaction in knowing that so many have secured their first choice university places.

Mr Hubbard, Head of Sixth said, “I am incredibly proud of our students who have worked hard to fulfil and achieve their potential. They have been a credit to the school and to themselves as they have gone above and beyond in everything that they have done. I take great pleasure in knowing that they are now on their way to university and who knows what the world holds for them thereafter. Congratulations and well done everyone.”