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22/04/21

Welcome back to Cucina! We are so glad to have you back, providing us with lovely meals just like Tuesday’s chicken katsu and stir fry! https://t.co/H8jOmT5D5q

19/04/21

The first blog of the new term... https://t.co/rjeDSovd7i https://t.co/XASqauLk7R

14/04/21

Retweeted From Valley Park School

Today is the day for another Covid LF test for our students, and we hope this is reassuring now that some restrictions have started to be lifted. Don’t forget to let us know your result - thank you! https://t.co/j8VRquzMbG

07/04/21

Today is the day for another Covid LF test for our students, and we hope this is reassuring now that some restrictions have started to be lifted. Don’t forget to let us know your result - thank you! https://t.co/j8VRquzMbG

06/04/21

Flashback to last week, when we had the pleasure of hosting the immunisation team... as always our students were exemplary in their attitudes towards the team and their immunisations. Thank you Mrs Jones for organising it all so well. https://t.co/QpgoZL5Znf

06/04/21

Retweeted From VIAT

Would you, or someone you know, like to train to teach?Come to one of our allocated sessions on Wednesday 30 June 2021, at the School of Science & Technology Maidstone, to find out about the courses that we offer through the Trust. More information here: https://t.co/Duw2yziCvx https://t.co/oPoVPZtOIi

02/04/21

Retweeted From NHS

Parents and support bubbles of school children can now get rapid Covid-19 tests twice a week. Order yours now. Around 1 in 3 people who have Covid-19 have no symptoms, and could be spreading it without knowing.

02/04/21

Wishing our community a safe and happy break. Thank you for all your support this past term 😊 https://t.co/lgPUooZ7m0

31/03/21

Would you like to join our friendly team? We are currently looking for Lead Practitioners in English, Mathematics, Computer Science, Business Studies and French (MFL), to start in September. You can read all the relevant information, and apply, here: https://t.co/P46YUYUIfI https://t.co/Zt1A7MOIOd

31/03/21

Retweeted From Valley Park School

Don’t forget, today is the day to test at home for our students. You have been sent a link through which you can report the result to us. Thank you for helping us to keep our school as safe as we can. https://t.co/g76q1S5OkZ

29/03/21

The weekly blog post from our headteacher is here... https://t.co/TdregVI57Y https://t.co/wBKl0kweE9

25/03/21

Thank you, we are very proud of our performers! 👏👏👏

25/03/21

A new blog post: A Poem For Our Time: https://t.co/0ZLgeEMuJi https://t.co/EZto7EIjJK

24/03/21

Despite the challenges, our Year 9 students are continuing to work towards their Bronze awards. Take a look at some of the delicious dishes the students have been cooking up as part of learning a new skill! https://t.co/0foyfIJTSG

24/03/21

Don’t forget, today is the day to test at home for our students. You have been sent a link through which you can report the result to us. Thank you for helping us to keep our school as safe as we can. https://t.co/g76q1S5OkZ

22/03/21

The Music department has organised a Spring Concert this Thursday at 4pm, live on YouTube: https://t.co/71rIHeTYii https://t.co/XdETI3UwIo

20/03/21

It’s Census day tomorrow - students do you know why, and the part you play? https://t.co/PykN3cTMo8

18/03/21

Thank you !

18/03/21

Don’t forget to donate your £2 for tomorrow’s non-uniform day! https://t.co/qTeSW4xJtD

15/03/21

A positive list from our headteacher this morning... https://t.co/BCwd9l6dly

15/03/21

Our new virtual choir project is in aid of Comic Relief, and is a cover of the ELO classic, "Mr Blue Sky" https://t.co/uTbok4fZIk - so like, share, and donate! https://t.co/KBsWJGlwN5 https://t.co/GN30yZUqoo

12/03/21

Rest-assured, no-one is leaving us, but it would be a great time for someone new join us at our wonderful school! https://t.co/g2qTpsq6v0

11/03/21

This is brilliant! Well done, Topaz class - we can’t wait to see you in the virtual flash mob! https://t.co/AavhZL0r6x

10/03/21

How wonderful to see! Well done Amethyst, we can’t wait to see you in the flash mob! https://t.co/mtlO2cfzYs

10/03/21

Our Year 11 students have painted their feelings about what it’s like to be back at school... we know how you feel! 😊 Welcome back! https://t.co/ACtTAolAwP

08/03/21

Have we become masters at expecting the unexpected? https://t.co/wyGWUWqaMT https://t.co/H0xIZVgBvl

08/03/21

A massive thank you from Miss Adkins and her students to the psychologists who gave up their time to talk with them last week. It’s been such a great opportunity for them to see how psychology is used “in the real world.”

08/03/21

Apologies - we sent out a new link over the weekend and will double-check that it’s okay again today.

08/03/21

Good morning. The daily LF test is currently not able to be used as an alternative to isolation, in the event that someone is identified as a close contact of someone with Covid-19.

05/03/21

We love the message conveyed here in this video from . We cannot wait to have our whole community together again, we’ve missed you! https://t.co/JKFp1VEGeN

05/03/21

What can double the chance of a child becoming good at reading? https://t.co/jrqWmmDakA https://t.co/0CUhniQ2Pt

05/03/21

If you have been inspired by this week’s activities you can download your own career action planner to help get you start planning your future. https://t.co/7qyXCBkCAk https://t.co/iE25cs2VGE

05/03/21

Phew! Fortunately Teams is working as usual 😊 https://t.co/1vEHDmmBLW

05/03/21

We have some IT network issues this morning and it will likely affect our live lessons, unfortunately. Our IT Team is working hard to fix the problem and we will let our families know what the impact is shortly. Apologies.

04/03/21

And we’re off! Join our auction on our YouTube channel right now! Good luck everyone... 🖼 https://t.co/Wg0jtLDhRU

04/03/21

has teamed up with to create an interactive What’s your story? activity booklet. It’s been designed to help primary school children discover more about careers in publishing but perfect for Y7 too. We love it! https://t.co/QNQ1ClxZHP https://t.co/me22jcEiP7

04/03/21

programmes are happening this summer! Sign your teen up today to learn new skills, gain confidence, stay away from home and make a real difference this summer! Places are limited so don’t miss out. Visit https://t.co/4NgngzYqTF https://t.co/dBNEoBzevb

04/03/21

According to our Art Auction page there's only 8hrs 49mins 50secs, no wait, 8hrs 49mins 20secs, no wait... let's just say we're excited! What's more, professional artists Jack Durling and Mr Doodle have donated pieces - Have a look at our auction page: https://t.co/ILFkXSrs65 https://t.co/CpFKoPQnnj

Previous Results

2019

GCSE Results

RECORD RESULTS AT VALLEY PARK SCHOOL

Students at Valley Park School have achieved record results in English and Mathematics this summer, with two thirds of students attaining at least a grade 4 in both subjects.

Headteacher Margaret Hutchinson paid tribute to the hard work that led to this outstanding achievement: “our students and their teachers are rightly very proud of their results today – so much effort has gone into ensuring that students are prepared for every eventuality of the new curriculum at Key Stage 4.  We congratulate our students on their successes today and wish them every success in the future.”

Overall, 11 passes were achieved at grade 9, the highest possible grade under the new grading criteria.  Students who attained at least one qualification at this exceptionally high level were: Megan Field (4), Ellie Davenport (2), Anna Wicks (2), Molly Harmon, Khan Mehmet and Jessica Smith.

Notable achievements were: Megan Field (Distinction, 4 grade 9s, 3 grade 8s, a grade 7 and a grade 6), Anna Wicks (2 grade 9s, 4 grade 8s, 2 grade 7s, a grade 6 and a grade 5), Ellie Davenport (Distinction, 2 grade 9s, 2 grade 8s, 4 grade 7s and a grade 5), Jessica Tillett (Distinction*, 2 grade 8s, 2 grade 7s, 3 grade 6s, 2 grade 5s and a grade 4), Ellis O’Cock (4 grade 7s, 3 grade 6s, 3 grade 5s and a grade 4), Jess Smith (Distinction*, a grade 9, 2 grade 7s, 3 grade 6s, a grade 5 and a grade 4), Aaron Wood (Distinction*, 2 grade 8s, 2 grade 7s, 2 grade 6s, 2 grade 5s and a grade 4), Jo Ross-Gower (a grade 7, 5 grade 6s and 5 grade 5s), Bibi Baptiste (2 grade 8s, a grade 7, 3 grade 6s, 2 grade 5s and 3 grade 4s), Pella Argiriov (3 grade 8s, a grade 7, 2 grade 6s, 2 grade 5s and 2 grade 4s), Holly Doyle (Distinction*, a grade 8, 2 grade 7s, 3 grade 6s and 3 grade 5s), Molly Harmon (a grade 9, 2 grade 8s, a grade 7, a grade 6, a grade 5 and 4 grade 4s), Ella Hazelwood (2 grade 8s, a grade 7, a grade 6 and 6 grade 5s) and Charlotte Tristam (a grade 8, 3 grade 7s, 3 grade 6s and 6 grade 5s).

 

Sixth Form Results

TOP GRADES FOR VALLEY PARK STUDENTS

Valley Park School, its students and their parents are in celebratory spirits this morning, having received 87% of grades at grade C and above - a record 47% being the very top grades.  Three quarters of vocational results were at Distinction or Distinction* and 83% of students are already in a position to take up their place at university.

Against the national backdrop of more challenging vocational and A Level qualifications there have been notable successes for individual students. 

At A Level high attainers were Maria Simonova (A*A*A), Kingsley Kingdon (AAA), Akua Oppey (AAA), Elizabeth Clack (A*AB), Jonathan Beale (AAB) and Adam Tweedie (AAB).

In vocational subjects, significant successes have been seen for Abbie Plaw (A*ACC, Distinction*), Ashleigh Smith (Distinction*, Distinction*, Distinction*, C), Lizzie Wesbroom (Distinction*, Distinction*, Distinction*, C), Tommy Collins (Distinction*, Distinction, Distinction, Distinction), Katie Beck (A*, Distinction*, Distinction), Georgia Wallace (Distinction*, Distinction, A), Luke Hallford (Distinction*, Distinction, Distinction), Nathaniel Ashwood (Distinction*, Distinction, Distinction, B) and Alfie Crickmore (Distinction*, Distinction, Distinction).

Headteacher Margaret Hutchinson paid tribute to the hard work of students and teachers that led to the these outstanding achievements: “at a time when A Level and vocational qualifications have become much more challenging nationally, it is a credit to the diligence of our students that they have achieved such success.  It is always a pleasure to share results day with our young people and we wish them every success and happiness in the next stage of their lives.”

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