Congratulations to the class of 2020, Year 13 students for their A Level/BTEC results





This has been a highly unusual year for students entered for public exams because all exams were cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Students have been awarded Centre Assessed Grades or Calculated Grades, whichever is higher. Despite the exceptional circumstances, our students have achieved outstanding grades as a result of their hard work over two years and we warmly congratulate every one of them.

Congratulations to Year 13 students for their A Level results.

The headline figures are as follows:

  • 30% of all entries were A* - A grades.
  • 54% of all entries were A* - B grades.
  • 84% of all entries were A*- C grades.
  • 100% pass rate in all BTEC subjects.


Notable Achievements at A-Level

Nineteen students achieved 3 or more A*-A grades:

Emily Bell

Jessica Dawkins


Emily Rogers

Marisa Boston

Charlene Desouza

Sophie Nolan

Sophia Somera

Ella Briley

Holly Groves

Irene Pradeep

Amy Sullivan

Gabrielle Bruget

Elizabeth Martin

Maja Pytka

Sophia Vargas-Sanchez

Charlotte Chorlton

Grace Murphy

Keira Riggs


Emily Bell secured a place at Cambridge to read Modern and Medieval Languages

Amy Sullivan secured a place at Oxford to read History and English


A further 25 students achieved three passes at grade A*-B (or equivalent):

Kayla Antunes

Eliya Kizozo

Lauren O'Sullivan

Maya Solaymon

Brianna Chartrand

Chelsea Koyabanzoua

Jessica Oweka

Jordan Sonoiki

Tara Conmee

Venessa Kwofie

Robin Plunkett

Katie Squires

Sophia Cortes

Pearl Laljee

Sofia Riccio

Katherine Walsh

Rebecca de Sa

Ansshakila Manoharadas

Holly Robertson

Jeniefa Joe

Cara Nicolaou

Chelsey Selvarajah

Ancy Jude Jeyakumar

Francine Nkongo

Robyn Sesay


Notable Achievements at BTEC National Diploma

  • Francine Nkongo achieved 2 Distinction-star grades.
  • Zara Lobo, Thalia Gonzalez- Gomez, Francesca Dove- Edwin, Fabiola Pistorio, Pealsalim Paulous and Mercedes Goldson-Li achieved 1 Distinction-Star and 1 Distinction grade
  • Jennifer Kinch and Raina Sheikh achieved 1 Distinction-Star grade for the Extended Certificate in Business.
  • 100% of students achieved Distinction-Star to Merit grades in the Business Diploma.
  • 100% of students achieved Distinction-Star or Distinction grades in Health and Social Care Diploma and Sports BTEC.
  • 100% of Applied Science students achieved Distinction-Star to Merit grades.

Many students achieved their first choice university place at a wide range of destinations.

For any student who is considering taking a gap year, we have an employment opportunity for a Learning Support Assistant here at St Philomena’s. Details can be found at

Any student wishing to apply to University for 2021 entry will need to apply during the Autumn term and should contact the Sixth Form Team.

Congratulations to Year 13 students for all that has been achieved over the past two years.

We are extremely proud of them and wish them every success as they embark on a variety of courses at university, gap year or employment. May I remind students that they are always welcome back to St Philomena’s.

Ms M Noone



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