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A Level and GCSE Results 2018

We are pleased to report that, once again, Dame Alice Owen’s and Aldenham Schools have been celebrating some excellent A Level and GCSE results over the last few weeks, despite challenges posed by more difficult exams and the new 1-9 marking system.

At Aldenham, over 46% of A Level grades were at A*/A /B grade, with over 70% at A* to C level. While Dame Alice Owen’s saw a 7% increase in the number of students achieving 3 or more A*/A grades in the A Levels on last year.  At both schools, over 80% of students achieved the grades required to take up their first choice university offer.

Hannah Nemko, Headteacher of Dame Alice Owen’s School said: “I am immensely proud of our staff and students who have worked so hard in order to achieve a brilliant set of A level results.  Many of the examinations sat were the new, linear, papers which presented a wide range of challenges for students and teachers alike.”

Headmaster of Aldenham School, James Fowler commented: “With the major changes to linear A levels now taking effect for all students across the country,  it has been excellent to see that Aldenham students have been able to do so well in these crucial examinations.  I have little doubt that as our students begin the next stage of their educational journeys, they will feel supported with the firm foundations put in place over their time here.  We wish them every success for the future.”

GCSE results were equally satisfying: at Dame Alice Owen’s School 69.4% of all grades awarded were 9-7 (A*-A) and five students achieved a “clean sweep” of grade 9s, a feat achieved by only 732 students in the whole country.  At Aldenham 92% of students achieved a grade 4 or above and 73% a grade 5 or above.

Here at the Brewers’ Company, we are immensely proud of both schools and commend the pupils and staff for all their hard work.