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24/10/20

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24/10/20

The Autumn break is here! Thank you to all members of our community for your support over the past term and we look forward to seeing everyone back, refreshed, next term. https://t.co/RbrklyRNot

22/10/20

Retweeted From National Online Safety

With children as young as 13 being treated for online gaming addiction and classifying gaming addiction as a mental health condition, it’s something that needs to be discussed. 🎮 Find out the good, bad & ugly of online gaming in our latest blog >> https://t.co/zeMsKEiJz9 https://t.co/Ze746dFHsl

22/10/20

Retweeted From National Online Safety

Download the guide, become a legend⚔️ For this week's , our guide focuses on the extremely popular battle arena game 'League of Legends'. Learn about the potential risks for children & how to tackle them as a parent / carer >> https://t.co/QT5WhaYFTd https://t.co/6rxYcRzR7x

22/10/20

Are you considering joining us in September 2021? Here is a message for you from our Head Boy and Head Girl: https://t.co/VIDuzBtxBI

21/10/20

Are you hoping for your child to join us on a scholarship from September 2021? Don’t forget to complete the separate scholarship application form and return it to us by 2 November. More information here: https://t.co/A14Y7W4c9S https://t.co/seQIwUWvBc

20/10/20

Well done to the members of our Sixth Form who wrote to Mrs Hutchinson to highlight students’ wish for a water dispenser and to request some inspirational art work in the common room. What would you suggest? https://t.co/JfJ5X5QeQ6

20/10/20

This finishing touches are being added to our brand-new campus sports hall, aren’t we lucky? https://t.co/PXE8OtCvlJ

20/10/20

It’s katsu curry today in the canteen! Always a popular choice, and we are delighted to be hosting a celebratory meal for our Year 7s this week, to mark the end of their first term with us! https://t.co/RxAlja3ZgG

19/10/20

Book of the Week is back! https://t.co/sdv8qppmau

17/10/20

Mr Sargent is counting the ballot papers... who will be the year group Reps for Student Council? 🤔 https://t.co/rgr7SCMA1n

16/10/20

Did you see our Decaf team virtually receiving their award this evening? Catch up here... https://t.co/PcbbbZYRsm https://t.co/63RIKY4ddg

16/10/20

Congratulations to Mrs Prebble, Ms Lowe, Mr Eacott and the whole Decaf team this evening - a well-earned award for all your hard work https://t.co/A6v0mF3VtF

14/10/20

Retweeted From Miss Smith

First Interform today with the team. ⚽️🏐 Such a good turn out from the Year 8’s - a real community feel with lots of respect shown by all participants. A positive experience for them all! https://t.co/MayGuj0zXt

14/10/20

Yesterday was Ada Lovelace day. But who was she? https://t.co/M1dfDDyWEZ https://t.co/Pzg3NYCc0X

13/10/20

The new issue of our online safety newsletter is now available... https://t.co/8BtomF76hX

11/10/20

Great to hear it went well!

11/10/20

We are pleased to hear it went really well!

09/10/20

Coming soon... the prizes arrived today! 👏 https://t.co/Jdw4o2Earp

09/10/20

Year 12 Computer Science students took part in a Cyber Discovery Virtual Workshop this morning. https://t.co/FDGoM1iLrs https://t.co/9dZwMLpXg1

08/10/20

Thank you - we loved having you and learned so much!

08/10/20

Retweeted From FrancisKnight

What does genuine engagement look like? Our artist visited , Maidstone to run workshops with Art Scholars introducing the concept of public art. They created sculptures out of paper based on the history of Springfield Mill, a new development https://t.co/UTuYRB8o1E

08/10/20

Have a read about how our students are learning about Maths in real life - https://t.co/jzKGHUrqcU

07/10/20

Retweeted From National Online Safety

A guide to get ‘hooked’ on 👀 This week’s is all about Persuasive Design. From addiction to notifications to limitless scrolling, our guide provides all the facts to help your kids be less glued to their devices!📱 Download > https://t.co/t0ZXb4MIAi https://t.co/NFx3q3Srkb

07/10/20

A new blog post by our Literacy Coordinator, Miss Thompson. https://t.co/nuX9IeqWzP https://t.co/aw8ToviNGl

05/10/20

Throwback to May when Mrs West showed off her for - another one coming up on 7 October... students check your email for how to take part! https://t.co/AQUysAx2mq

04/10/20

saw this and thought of you 💭 https://t.co/ycyyscKKZF

04/10/20

Retweeted From Department for Education

If your child develops symptoms, here’s what you need to do. Only book a test if you develop symptoms. This will help make sure people who need a test can get one. For more information visit: https://t.co/wIRNMYE87A https://t.co/lfIAi610O5

02/10/20

Here it is - the online version of our Open Days tour: https://t.co/cJ4LmD28aI. Thanks to everyone who has visited us over the last couple of days, but you needn’t miss out if you couldn’t make it! https://t.co/kZarDccJ6Z

02/10/20

Retweeted From Kent Youth County Council

We are looking for new members! Do you live or go to school in Kent? Are aged 11-18yrs? Enjoy a challenge and want to work on youth issues to benefit young people across Kent? If so, register your interest at https://t.co/6985FIYuYm https://t.co/ztq0lpYYBL

02/10/20

He is usually in Mrs Hutchinson’s chair... 💤

02/10/20

We have a small number of cancellations for this afternoon’s Open Event. If you’d like a last minute booking please call us on 01622 679421. https://t.co/hhDNlLmacE

02/10/20

If you didn’t manage to book for a tour on our Open Event days this week, we will be releasing all materials via our website very shortly. https://t.co/YpqZnlJFNG

02/10/20

We are getting ready for our second day of socially-distant open event tours today. Looking forward to meeting you if you’re coming and we are getting ready to release the tour online for anyone who couldn’t make it. https://t.co/PPLnCqJIdB

02/10/20

Hi, would you DM us with your availability in terms of time and a contact phone number? Thank you.

01/10/20

Are you joining us on Friday? Don’t forget the information below. If your camera doesn’t offer a QR code reader, it would be a good idea to download one 📲 https://t.co/0uDn9sau9j

01/10/20

Retweeted From Miss Smith

Students keep asking us when their club is running/ what day it is on and most of the time I have forgotten too... The department and I have created a board with all the clubs running from term 1 to make it easier to remember/ more visual for them ⚽️🎾🏀 https://t.co/Pu9INC5tQM

01/10/20

Visit https://t.co/2dea5g4uzK to pick your time!

01/10/20

Open evening by QR code tour is going well. Thank you to everyone who has joined us! https://t.co/gEbgwg6aOq

01/10/20

Actually, no! He has trained the rest of us well...

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