Examinations

Year 13 Celebrate Best Ever A Levels Results!

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Year 13

Congratulations to Year 13, who have achieved a truly outstanding set of A level results; the best ever.

• 23% of all A Levels taken were graded A* or A; the gold standard A* grade was achieved by students in fourteen subjects, but a special mention must go to our Mathematics students who achieved 7 A*s in Mathematics & 3 in Further Mathematics.

• 53% of all A Levels were graded A*- B, a rise of 10%. 57% of all Level 3 courses were graded A*-B equivalent.

• 95% of all BTEC Level 3 qualifications taken were graded ‘Distinction* or Distinction’ (equivalent to A*/A at A level).

• 35 students gained A*/A in the Extended Project Qualification [requiring in depth research, analysis and presentation of results on a topic of their choice]; the qualification is considered excellent preparation for undergraduate study.

It is always difficult to single out individual achievements, but the following students have succeeded in gaining quite remarkable results:

 

A Levels

 

Lucy Avery

A*AAA [Sociology, Government & Politics, History & General Studies] Lucy will be reading History and Politics at the University of Nottingham.

A* [Extended Project]

Joseph Breedon

A*AA [Maths, Further Maths, English Language & Literature]  Joe will be reading Mathematics and Linguistics at the University of York.

A [Extended Project]

Nathan Crew

A*A*A [Maths, Further Maths & Physics]  Nathan will be reading Mathematics at the University of Bath.

A* [Extended Project]

Alexander Maas

A*AA [Economics, Government & Politics & History]  Alex will be reading Philosophy, Politics and Economics at the University of Warwick.

 

Ruairi Morrisey

A*A*A* [Maths, Further Maths & Physics].  Ruairi will be reading Mathematics at the University of Durham.

A* [Extended Project]

Ellie Nightingale

AAA [History, French and English Literature].  Ellie will be reading History at University.

 A* [Extended Project]

Charles Odell

A*AA A [Maths, Economics, Information Technology and Further Maths AS].  Charles will be reading Economics at the London School of Economics.

 

Mollie Purser

A*AA [Maths, Further Maths & Physics]. 
  Mollie will be reading Mechanical and Electrical Engineering at the University of Bath.

 A*AA [Extended Project].

Bradley Rees

A*A*B [Maths, Further Maths & Economics].  Brad will be reading Mathematics with Statistics at the University of Southampton.

B [Extended Project]

Thomas Smith

A*AA [Sociology, Government & Politics & History]  Tom will be reading History and Politics at the University of Kent.

 

Heather Wiles

A*A*AB [Psychology, Travel & Tourism, Product Design: Textiles & General Studies]  Lucy will be reading International Tourism Management at the University of Hertfordshire.

 

Josh Willetts

A*A*A*A*[French, Government * Politics, History & General Studies].  Josh will be reading History at the University of Oxford.

 A* [Extended Project]

We wish everyone who is leaving us to pursue the next stage in their education, every possible success at university. To all those entering employment, we wish them health, wealth and happiness as they embark upon what we hope will be a long and fulfilling career.

Year 12

Year 12 achieved some equally impressive grades in their AS exams. Again, there were many students who achieved several top grades and we would like to congratulate them all. Amongst some of the highest achievers were:

Nathan Cole

AABB (Maths, Further Maths, Economics & German)

Luke Crannigan

AAAA (Maths, Further Maths, History & Computer Science)

Joshua Douibi

AABB (Psychology, Sociology, Biology & Chemistry)

Jake Hillion

AAAAA (Maths, Further Maths, Physics, Chemistry & Computer Science)

Jack Hooker

AAA (Maths, Further Maths & Economics)

Chethana Krishna Rao

AAAB (Maths, Biology, Psychology & Chemistry)

Amy Loss

AABB (Maths, Further Maths, French & Economics)

Matthew Thompson

AAAAA (Economics, Government & Politics, History, Sociology & General Studies)

Louise Tribe

AAABB (Biology, French, History, Maths & General Studies)

We wish all of Year 12 continued success in Year 13.

We wish all students continued success as they enter the next phase of their studies, be it within our Sixth Form, with another local FE provider or indeed as part of their first employment.  With hard work and determination there is no limit to what they can achieve; we wish them all the very best.

GCSE Results 2017

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Year 11 follow on from record breaking Year 13 with excellent GCSE results

Students and staff at the Billericay School are revelling in the success of Year 11 receiving their GCSE results today. With new, more challenging exams in place for English and Maths and dip in pass rates nationally, Billericay has turned the tide and seen the number of students achieving Grades 9-4 (equivalent to the old A*-C) in English and Maths rise by 4% to 66%. Nationally only 2% of students were awarded the new Gold Standard (Higher than A*) in either Mathematics or English, and 8 students from Billericay achieved this outcome. A quite incredible achievement, well done to them.  You can view photos of the day by clicking here.

We would also like to offer our congratulations to all the students in Years 7-13 who achieved outstanding success in their community languages. 8 students achieved grades A*-B in either A Level or GCSE.

Congratulations to all on their results and on gaining places in the Sixth Form, on college courses and apprenticeships.

It is always difficult to single out individual achievements, but the following students have succeeded in gaining quite remarkable results:

Amy Blow

Grades 9,8,6 & 3 A*s, 6 As

Victoria Bowden

Grades 8,7,7 & 3 A*s, 4 As

Owen Dowsett

Grades 8,7,7 & 8 As

Ellie Hills

Grades 7,7,7 & 3 A*s, 4 As

Lewis Leverett

Grades 9,8,6 & 4 A*s, 4 As

Rebecca Lewis

Grades 8,7,6 & 1 A*, 6 As

Lorcan Morrissey

Grades 9,9,8 & 1 A*, 5 As

Eleanor Newsum

Grades 8,8,8 & 1 A*, 8 As

Billy Orpwood

Grades 8,7,7 & 1 A*, 5 As

Maisie Rosson

Grades 8,8,6 & 3 A*s, 4 As

Melissa Shallcrass

Grades 9,8,8 & 7 A*s, 1 A

Lauren Stokes

Grades 8,7,6 & 3 A*s, 5 As

Daniel Twine

Grades 9,8,5 & 4 A*s, 3 As

A special congratulations also goes to Chloe Woodland and Amirah Aqeel, who both achieved the new ‘Gold Standard’ Grade 9 in one of their exams.

We wish all students continued success as they enter the next phase of their studies, be it within our Sixth Form, with another local FE provider or indeed as part of their first employment. Once again with hard work and determination there is no limit to what they can achieve; we wish them all the very best.

 

We are extremely proud to announce an outstanding set of A level exam results from our Sixth Form students. As the number of top grades awarded fell nationally, the number of A* and A grades achieved by our students rose again. 16 students achieved at least one ‘Gold Standard’ A* grade, with Lauren Slade achieving 4 A*s, Becky Leverett achieving 3 A*s and Alex Becalick achieving 2 A*s.

Our students following vocational courses also achieved outstanding results, with 87% of all BTEC Level 3 grades being either Distinction* or Distinction (equivalent to A* and A at A level).

It is always difficult to single out individual achievements, but the following students have succeeded in gaining quite remarkable results: