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26/02/20

Thank you to for hosting us this evening. We enjoyed meeting Year 5 parents and children https://t.co/nBzmDxC053

26/02/20

Not long now until bookings close for our free Dementia Café event! Book your spaces soon before they’re all gone! https://t.co/lsctKuce8t https://t.co/2P9l8bG9Qt

23/02/20

Coffee, cake decorating and a clay workshop! Join us on March 6th for our second Dementia Café event! Click here to book your free place: https://t.co/lsctKuce8t https://t.co/3yle40gEKQ

21/02/20

When Park Life Digital launches on Monday 2 March, get ready to be a bit more interactive... https://t.co/9tg3weLWBS

20/02/20

Just over a week to go for our second Dementia Café event on March 6th! There are still places available. Click here to book your place: https://t.co/lsctKuce8t https://t.co/HiVfk8qlTy

18/02/20

If you're used to receiving Park Life Magazine through the post, then get ready for a little change, because on Monday 2 March, we're going Digital... https://t.co/GB7HdVYRJP

17/02/20

Coffee, cake decorating and a clay workshop! Join us on March 6th for our second Dementia Café event! Click here to book your free place: https://t.co/lsctKuce8t https://t.co/1mQj3NNjxE

17/02/20

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Would you like to join our friendly team? We are looking for an IT Manager - you can find all the details here... https://t.co/NVtRnXZ34b

17/02/20

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Do you have experience in website content and social media? Come and join our team in this exciting term-time role! https://t.co/BviP2p3Z2c

17/02/20

Well done to all our Bronze Award winners last week - we hope you’re as proud of your achievements as we are. https://t.co/ZIVL61gMie

13/02/20

The launch date for issue one of Park Life Digital is Monday 2 March. The countdown has begun... https://t.co/vQTBBMSXx5

13/02/20

There are only a few seats remaining for tonight's performance of Legally Blonde, so book now to avoid disappointment! 01622 656161 https://t.co/09M8TzHhWZ

12/02/20

After a successful Christmas Party event, our sixth form Decaf (Dementia Café) team are organising another event on 6th March between 11am and 2pm, including a clay workshop. Book your free tickets now: https://t.co/lsctKuce8t https://t.co/BainWPzCKH

07/02/20

School music groups “The Chapters” and “Accord” have participated in Regional Festival this afternoon in Islington. Well done everyone! https://t.co/UINbvi41JA

07/02/20

6th Form students attended the Apprenticeship Fair at Mote Park this morning, hosted by . They engaged with local & national businesses, learning first-hand about the latest opportunities available.

06/02/20

Good evening, please would you call us tomorrow, or send us an email? We completely understand that some students’ journeys are inflexible owing to public transport so would like to discuss. Thank you.

06/02/20

Employers! Follow the hashtag between 12-2pm today and join in the conversation!

05/02/20

Follow the hashtag between 12-2pm today and join in the conversation!

05/02/20

Here's an apprenticeship focused parent/carer pack - just for you.  https://t.co/JGmTGBAQqI. Download the quick apprenticeship guide in 7 translated pages including Arabic, Latvian, Pashto, Romanian, Urdu, Polish and Punjabi https://t.co/HnpWHVQpY7

05/02/20

VP Alum, Sam Noakes, delivered a punchy year 10 assembly yesterday morning. Sam, a professional boxer, was recently signed by boxing promoter . He spoke about his at Valley Park and the importance of finding your passion and working hard to achieve it.

04/02/20

Our super stars, showing off how it’s done! https://t.co/QQnkbfsqGP

04/02/20

Opening night is only a week away for our latest production, Legally Blonde. Tickets are selling out... https://t.co/cHVTTvftDe

04/02/20

Year 7 students took part in the Kent Police ‘Is It Worth It?’ School Tour this morning to talk about online safety in a fun and interactive way. https://t.co/mTk15YGyfD https://t.co/4g2ZFpGTCp

04/02/20

Did you know, from April 2020, the National minimum wage for apprentices will rise from £3.90 to £4.20 but many employers will pay a lot more? Check out some of these amazing apprenticeship salaries: https://t.co/qKlPQ4OqpE

04/02/20

These five famous people studied an https://t.co/PfkG25QYkW

03/02/20

Thank you and we are excited to be getting started!

03/02/20

Want to attend an apprenticeship-related event locally and get connected to local employers? Discover opportunities and get involved: https://t.co/LCZs7vtmuA https://t.co/oA6r0IbTu2

03/02/20

Read about three who work for Kent County Council here: https://t.co/YILuUfx9XT

03/02/20

On 28 January, a group of Year 12 Psychology students went to the University of Kent to participate in a ‘Students as Researchers’ workshop with the School of https://t.co/0vk1zhjsMk https://t.co/cDgxTpPhy5

03/02/20

On 24 January, Psychology students had an inspiring talk from counsellor Janina Malyon. They saw how theoretical concepts are used beyond the classroom to support people with mental health disorders. https://t.co/M6v67RUZSJ https://t.co/gjzdPlZ8jz

03/02/20

An is real work (it’s certainly not just making tea), with the opportunity to gain qualifications up to degree level. Want to know what sectors you can undertake an apprenticeship in? You can find out here: https://t.co/5kD2hgLqQ7

03/02/20

Our scholars have turned their creativity into subject-specific works of art. We can’t wait to see the end results! https://t.co/ZN40s2eIYi

31/01/20

Fire up your career with thousands of employers offering apprenticeships right now https://t.co/ofGH2IK8rb https://t.co/MJa7J3vtiW

31/01/20

Next week Valley Park School are getting involved with , helping our students to . To start you off, you can find a quick-guide to apprenticeships here: https://t.co/RglK5D7T6k

30/01/20

Year 9 Health and Social Care students have been completing their “Baby Egg” project. Here’s a small selection of their antics. https://t.co/v9NaVaudwo

30/01/20

Our year 12 BTEC Diploma in Sport students were provided with an invaluable introduction into studying in a higher education environment last Friday, when they participated in a number of fitness tests at Canterbury Christchurch University... https://t.co/4r6lZ447qb https://t.co/3ARbePAhpj

29/01/20

With superb conduct throughout their mock exams since we returned in January, Year 11 started to unpick key revision points from the mocks on yesterday’s Focus Day https://t.co/cybSzah0Be

28/01/20

Another powerful day with - what an inspiring story https://t.co/ylC6qTbNkX

28/01/20

Maidstone Wind Symphony competition entries are coming along nicely https://t.co/z84pJxp4vT

28/01/20

Only two weeks to go until the first night of Legally Blonde. Tickets are selling out, so be sure to get yours! https://t.co/ejn0nYCULX

Previous Results

2018

GCSE RESULTS 2018

Students, parents and staff are celebrating another record set of results. 233 students sat examinations in year 11 with 64% of grades being at 4 or above (equivalent to the old C). In addition, one in every eight grades achieved was at grade 7 or higher, equivalent to the old A and A*.

Notable high achievers include:

  • Ellie Porter (5 x grade 9, 8 x grade 8, a grade A, 2 x grade 6 and a grade 5),
  • Tom Wouldham (2 x grade 9, a grade 8, an A*, an A and 6 x grade 5),
  • Cameron Beech (2 x grade 9, a grade 8, 3 x grade 7, an A* grade, 2 x grade 6 and 2 x grade 5),
  • Charlotte Langley (2 x grade 9, a grade 8, 2 x grade 7, 2 x grade A, a grade 6 and 2 x grade 5),
  • Ellie Clark (a grade 9, 5 x grade 8, 3 x grade 7, a grade A and a grade 5),
  • Zoe Bennett (a grade 9, 4 x grade 8, 5 x grade 7 and a grade 5),
  • Bethany Fryer (a grade 9, 2 x grade 8, an A* grade, 3 x grade 7, a grade A, 2 grade 6 and a grade 5),
  • Bradley Naylor (a Distinction*, 2 x grade 8, 3 x grade 7, 2 x grade 6 and 3 x grade 5),
  • Anna Bobrik (2 x grade 8, 3 x grade 7, a Distinction*, an A*, an A, a B, 2 x grade 5 and a grade 4)
  • Bryn Jermy (2 x grade A, a Distinction, 2 x grade 7, 3 x grade 6 and 3 x grade 5).

Executive Headteacher Vic Ashdown commented:

It has been a challenging year for students and staff working through a period of GCSE transition. Students have performed brilliantly under difficult circumstances. We are thrilled for them and their families who will be celebrating many fantastic individual successes whilst planning for exciting futures in September. Congratulations to all.


A LEVEL RESULTS 2018

Students, parents and staff are celebrating another record set of A Level results. 109 students sat examinations in year 13 with a quarter of the A-Level grades achieved being at A and A*. The A*-C pass rate for A Level is a record-breaking 80%.

Notable A Level high achievers are:

  • Charlotte Barnes (ABB),
  • Fiona Wilmington (ABB),
  • Megan Warren (ABB),
  • Megan Riley (A*A C),
  • Kornelia Krzyzanska (A*A*C),
  • Anastasia Egorova (ABC)
  • Tilly Sapiano (A*BB).
  • 64% of vocational subject passes were at D* or D, with high achievers being:
  • Megan Lakin (A D*D*D),
  • Sophie Earl (D*D*D, B),
  • Charlie Horne (D*D*DP),
  • Bethany Hills (D*D M),
  • Katie Griffin (AAD),
  • Niamh Ellen (A*AAD*).

Executive Headteacher Vic Ashdown commented:

This is an outstanding set of results especially given the reform to both A Level and vocational courses. Students have performed brilliantly under a set of challenging circumstances. We are thrilled for our students and their families who will be celebrating many fantastic individual successes whilst planning for exciting futures in September. Congratulations to all.

2017


GCSE RESULTS 2017

64% of students achieved a Standard Pass (grade 4 and above) in English and Mathematics; 30% gained a Strong Pass (grade 5 and above) in both. 19% of students achieved the English Baccalaureate, which this year required grades of 5 and above in English and Mathematics, and the average Attainment 8 score per student was 41.84.

Top achievers were Adam Tweedie (8, 8, 5, A*, A, A, A, B, B, B), Onisha Lama (8, 6, 6, A, A, A, B, B, B, C, C) and Chloe Leipnik (7, 7, 6, A*, A, A, A, B, C, D, E).  Particular congratulations go to Megan Barratt and Mollie Ruler who achieved Valley Park School’s first ever grade 9s in English Language and Mathematics respectively.

A8 (2017): 41.84
P8 (2017): -0.25; Mathematics: -0.03, English: 0.01.


A LEVEL RESULTS 2017

Students, parents and staff are celebrating another record set of A-level results. 142 students sat examinations in year 13 with 64% of the grades achieved at A and A*. The A*-C pass rate is an impressive 87%.

Notable high performers are: Josie Edwards (A*A*A Distinction* Distinction*) Elizabeth Adesanya (AAB Distinction* Distinction), Nicola Jurkiewciz (ABBB), Ben Brough (AABC), Lucy Chevis (AABC), Lamaya Dallas (ABB), Ruby James (ABB), Joe Watson (ABC), Katie Pring (BB Distinction*), Thomas Bevan (BBB).

Headteacher Vic Ashdown commented: “This is an outstanding set of results,  particularly given the move this year to more demanding A-levels. We are thrilled for our students and their families who will be celebrating many fantastic individual successes whilst planning for exciting futures in September.”
 

2016


GCSE RESULTS 2016

58% of students achieved the gold standard of A*-C passes in both English and Mathematics. 26% of students gained the English Baccalaureate, outstanding achievement and significantly above the national figure.

207 students sat examinations with a 66% A*-C pass rate overall.
Top achievers are Niamh Ellen, Amy Marks, Charlotte Beale, Megan Riley, Anastasia Egorova, Bree Hayward, and May Oney who all achieved at least 6 A and A* grades.
Headteacher Vic Ashdown commented: “This is another outstanding set of results that students, parents and staff can be rightly proud of. My congratulations go to them and their families as they move on to the next stage of their education.”


A LEVEL RESULTS 2016

Students, parents and staff are celebrating another record set of A-level results. 131 students sat examinations in year 13 with 57% of the grades achieved at A and A*. The A*-C pass rate is an impressive 87%.

'This is an outstanding set of results with records broken across the board,' Headteacher Vic Ashdown commented. 'We are thrilled for our students and their families who will be celebrating many fantastic individual successes whilst planning for exciting futures in September.'
 

2015


GCSE Results 2015

Students at Valley Park School are celebrating another record breaking set of GCSE results. 59% of students achieved the gold standard of 5 A*-C passes including English and Mathematics, a 3% increase on the previous high achieved last year.

208 students sat examinations with a 67% A*-C pass rate overall. As a part of a very high achieving year group 13% of grades are at A*and A. Notable high achievers are Bilson Gurung, Hannah Everest, Nicole Kakel, Josie Edwards, Harry Wheelwright, Stefan Crowhurst and Alexander Roberts who all achieved at least 6 A* grades.

“This is another outstanding set of results that students, parents and staff can be rightly proud of," said Headteacher, Mr Ashdown. "My congratulations go to them and their families as they move on to the next stage of their education.”


A Level Results 2015

Students, parents and staff are celebrating another record set of A level results. 80 students sat examinations in year 13 with 57 % of the grades achieved at A and A*. The A*-C pass rate is an impressive 87% . 14 students gained A and A* in at least 3 subjects.

Notable high performers are: Briony Everest, Ayesha Cooper, Poppy Harris, Rojina Giri, James Kiell, Titas Kuprys, Zoe Noble, Emily Nurden, Nelson Rai, Mitchell Ranger, Sam Read, Harry Simpson, Danielle Spry and Kim Warren.

“This is an outstanding set of results with records broken across the board," said Headteacher, Mr Ashdown. "We are thrilled for our students and their families who will be celebrating many fantastic individual successes whilst planning for exciting futures in September.”
 

2014


GCSE Results 2014

Students at Valley Park School are celebrating a record breaking set of GCSE results. 65% of students achieved the gold standard of 5 A*-C passes including English and Mathematics, an outstanding 5% increase on the previous high. Valley Park students made expected progress of 81% in English and 79% in Maths - with an outstanding 47% making more than expected progress in English and 41% in Maths (against the national figure of 30% for both subjects). 13% of our students attained the English Baccalaureate.

200 students sat examinations with a 90%  5 A*-C pass rate overall. As a part of a very high achieving year group 12% of grades are at A* and 60 students have gained at least 5 A and A* grades.

Notable high achievers are Ben Anderton, Craig Barden, Alisha Bell, Louis Broad, Jack Bisson, Phoebe Collins, Charlotte Maxwell, Matthew Porter, Olivia Rossiter-Langworthy, Cynthia Royer, who all achieved at least 8 A* grades.

Headteacher Vic Ashdown commented, "This is an outstanding set of results that students and parents can be rightly proud of. My congratulations go to them and their families as they move on to the next stage of their education." 


A Level Results 2014

Valley Park students are celebrating another record set of A Level results. 79 students sat examinations in Year 13. 83% of grades were at A* - C, with an outstanding 55% at A/A*. 16 students attained at least 3 grades at A/A*: Alex Banyard, Kevin Bista, Vicky Franklin, Shanice Friday, Sweeta Ghasemi, Emily Gosden, Bailey Green, Louis Jones, Fahad Masood, Charlie Scannell, Samantha Sharpe, Callum Singh, Lewis Tanner, Cameron Waghorn, Lauren Whittington and Aaron Woodward.

Headteacher Vic Ashdown commented, “I’m delighted for our students and their families, who can be justifiably proud of their achievements. I wish them all the very best for their futures.”
 

2013


GCSE Results 2013

Students at Valley Park School are celebrating another excellent set of GCSE results. An impressive 52% of students achieved the gold standard of 5 A*-C passes including English and Mathematics with an outstanding 96% A*-C pass rate overall. As a part of a very high achieving year group 1 in 4 students have gained at least 5 A and A* grades.

Notable high achievers are: Daley Budd, Bryony Everest, Najibullah Ghasemi, Mia Hazelby, Karrum Lee, Emma Mearns, Kerry-Ann Newman, Sophie Greenhead, Leanne Archer, Poppy Harris, Emily Nurden, and Danielle Spry who all achieved at least 8 A* grades.


A Level Results 2013

Students, parents and staff are celebrating another record set of A level results this year. One hundred students sat examinations in year 13 with 53% of the grades achieved at A and A*. The A*-C pass rate is an impressive 85%, a 5% increase on last year. Nine students gained A and A* in at least 3 subjects.

Notable high performers are: Kanyama TEMBO • Lewis SAGE • Harrison SEAL • Victor PEREIRA DOS SANTOS • Katie AYLES • Thomas DI STASIO • Harvey HALL • Joshua HAYNES • Bethany JACOBS • Jessica KNIGHT  • Alan MAXWELL • Victoria TURNER