Enfield schools A Level success

2017 has been an excellent year for Enfield schools ‘A’ level results, which achieved a pass rate of 98.2%. This year’s results exceed the national pass rate of 97.9% and demonstrate an improvement from last year.

Six Enfield schools celebrate their success with 100% pass rate, compared with only three last year. The six schools include St Ignatius College, Chace Community School, Enfield County School, Edmonton County School, The Latymer School and St Anne’s Catholic High School for Girls.

St Ignatius College is celebrating their highest pass rate in the history of the college. The college did particularly well in Maths, with 71% of students achieving A*-B, and English, with 63% of students achieving A*/B.

Over 98% of St Ignatius’ students are going to a university of their choice. After achieving exceptional results of A* in Maths, A in Physics, and B in German, Jack Richards is going to study Physics with Theoretical Physics at Kings College London. Reece Duffy who achieved A* in English Literature, A* in History, and A in Psychology is going to study History at University of Southampton.

Mary O’Keeffe, St Ignatius’ head teacher, said: “I am incredibly proud of our year 13 students, not just because of their superb results but also because they are fine young men who I am confident will go on to make a significant contribution to society. I am also extremely proud of the hard work and dedication of our staff who have gone above and beyond to support our students and enable them to achieve such success.”

Cllr Ayfer Orhan, Enfield Council’s Cabinet Member for Education, said “I’m very proud of the improvements we are making in our schools. We’ve made over £100 million of investment in expanding our schools and supporting our teachers to increase the quality of education in Enfield. We are continuing our efforts to ensure that we support every young person to fulfil their individual potential.”

The Succeed team spent results day at St Anne’s Catholic School for girls. See more stories and videos on the website.