Verulam Voice Issue 1 – 2015/16 published

The latest online version of the Verulam Voice has been published.

 

Beginning of Term arrangements

I hope you have enjoyed your summer break and are preparing for the start of term. Please see below the start of term arrangements for all pupils 7-13 on Thursday 3rd September: Please click this link for tutor group & equipment requirement information.

  • Year 7: 8.35am -meet in Bradshaw quad
  • Year 8-11: 10.30am -register in form rooms (attached)
  • Year 12: 8.35am -register in form rooms
  • Year 13: 12pm – enrol with form tutors

Verulam Boys surpass their target!

Key Stage 4 (GCSEs and equivalent)

Verulam pupils celebrated beating their targets today as they received their GCSE results. Headmaster, Paul Ramsey, said “I am delighted the boys have surpassed their targets again and that results in English, Maths and the sciences are so strong.”

Shaun Perryman, Head of Year 11, congratulated all the students on their excellent results and was particularly pleased with so many pupils gaining the highest A* grades. ‘These results are testament to the hard work invested by students, staff and parents over the past 5 years and they should be very proud of their achievements!’

Congratulations to Hamza Abdullah, Sam Lachau, James Parker-Mendez, Alex Proudman, Thomas Williamson, Nathan Wooster, Alex Jenkins and Alfie Upjohn-Lee who between them gained 56 A* qualifications.

Grades2015201420132012201120102009
5 A*- C grades including English and Maths79%
#(80%)
77%80%84%83%70%75%
5 A*- C grades83%87%93%97%87%78%82%
C or above in English92%
#(94%)
88%92%93%92%82%89%
C or above in Maths85%82%86%85%89%75%82%
% of Pupils achieving English Baccalaureate49%46%50%32%34%33%
% of Pupils expected progress in English93%
#(96%)
92%88%93%94%89%86%
% of Pupils expected progress in Maths89%85%87%83%86%76%73%

Note # = Best results for pupils including re-sits.

Please note all figures are unvalidated data.

A LEVEL SUCCESS AT Verulam School

Verulam students celebrated their 100% success rate in A-Level exams with many gaining places at prestigious universities. The school was particularly delighted that two students gained places at Mansfield College, Oxford University: George Barnett to study Engineering and Kieran Zielinski to study PPE.

Headmaster, Paul Ramsey, congratulated pupils and staff and thanked parents for their support.

Director of Sixth Form, Abha Miller and Head of Sixth Form, Robert Skipper, were delighted by students’ success.

Mrs Miller commented “I am delighted that 21 of our students achieved the top A* grade in Mathematics or Sciences. It is good to see students tackling the most challenging subjects and doing so well.”

Grades201520142013201220112010
A*,A23%20%32%28%21%
A*, A, B53%51%57%57%51%50%
A* to C82%79%81%78%77%77%
Points
Average points per student823794815813788742
Average points per subject220216224219209206

Please note all figures are unvalidated data.

Verulam Voice Issue 38 – 2014/15 published

The latest online version of the Verulam Voice has been published. Click to download the latest PTA Bulletin.