Recent College News

GCSE Congratulations

Category: Academic, General, Pupil Achievements

Congratulations to all of our Lower School pupils, mainly in the Hundred, on their excellent GCSE and IGCSE results this year.Special mention goes to Georgia Gibson (EL), Sarah Mattinson (MM), Aerona Pritchard (MM) and Phillip Springford (C3) who achieved straight A* grades in all of their... More »

Examination Success

Category: Academic, General, Pupil Achievements

As this year’s results come out for our Upper Sixth leavers, we send our warmest congratulations on an outstanding set of results, which complement our excellent IB results from earlier in the summer. We are hugely proud of these pupils, as they should be of themselves.26% of our pupils achieved an... More »

IB 2015 Success

Category: Academic

Many congratulations to all of our IB pupils on another excellent set of results this year. Particular mention goes to Rosie Shaw (MO) and Anna Symons (EL) who were both awarded the maximum score of 45 points, a feat achieved by only 0.3% worldwide in 2014.5 pupils achieved 40 points or more... More »

A British first

Category: Academic, General

For the first time a British team will enter the International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics.The 9th Olympiad will see 45 countries compete, with the British team being one of only a handful representing Europe. A team of the three top UK year 13 pupils will be coached and led by the... More »

Did you know?

Category: Academic

This Summer Term, 592 pupils sat almost 7,000 exam papers. 140 candidates typed 956 papers with a total of 22 different venues were used around the College. More »

Cambridge Chemistry Challenge

Category: Academic, General, Pupil Achievements

This national competition aims to stretch and challenge pupil’s interested in chemistry, and provides an excellent experience for anyone considering taking their studies further. Set by an experienced team of teachers and university chemists, it is designed to be accessible to Year 12 students but... More »

Archaeological Insight

Category: Academic, General, Trips

On Tuesday 30th June, Tina Rainer (Modern Languages), Virginia Jhakal (Religious Studies) and Matt Blosson (History) took Lower Sixth pupils Jemima Jones (NC), Willow Cunningham (EL) and Marcus Miller (C3) to visit Dr Jim Leary’s Archaeology Field School at the University of Reading.This offered an... More »

Reporting in Friday’s Press

Category: General, Academic

It has come to our attention that on Friday 26th June, two national newspapers, The Telegraph and The Daily Mail, ran similar stories about the 2014 A level results of pupils at the London Academy of Excellence. In particular, the articles compared their results to those of the pupils at three well... More »

L6 Higher Education and Gap Year Fair

Category: Academic, General, Events

Veronica Nott (MO L6) and Ambra Moore (LI L6) review the L6 Higher Education and Gap Year Fair, held at the College on Monday 16th June in Museum Block.This year we decided to adopt a linear strategy, patrolling the narrow aisles between the 15 university and 19 gap year company desks in an... More »

AS Manufacturing Tasks

Category: Academic, General

The Design Technology department have this year been working on the design and manufacture of plywood bikes.Lower Sixth pupils have spent two terms refining these designs and ensuring they work ergonomically. Using a child’s bike as the source, pupils were required to consider scale and... More »

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