Christ the King celebrates another year of excellent results success
Students and staff at Christ the King Sixth Form celebrated another year of excellent examination success at all three sites. As a dedicated specialist sixth form, Christ the King offers a wide range of A Level courses available to talented and ambitious students.
Christ the King students, across sites in Sidcup, Brockley and Lewisham were delighted with their results, which exceeded national benchmarks once again and will be progressing to universities across the country or into apprenticeship or employment opportunities.
Co Collegiate Principal Shireen Razey, said “The high volume of students achieving A Level qualifications at Christ the King makes all of us associated with CTK very proud. Progression onto prestigious universities and employment opportunities can be truly life changing and it gives us great satisfaction to see our students benefit from such destinations. We wish each of our students every future success”.
Rose Figueroa was delighted to get top grades A*AA in Sociology, History and Politics and is going to study Politics and International Studies at Warwick University. She said; ‘I’m so happy to have gained a place at Warwick, where I can spend a year abroad and use my Spanish. All my teachers at CTK were so supportive and encouraging and I would like to thank them’.
Two Christ the King students secured prestigious College scholarships, worth £15,000 each, from private capital fund management firm Metric Capital. Kafilat Alogba achieved AAB in A Level Sociology, Psychology and History and is going to study Law and Sociology at Warwick University. Veronica Marafini gained A level grades AAA*B in French, Spanish, Italian and Business and is off to study Translation and Interpretation at the University of East Anglia. Veronica said’ I’m delighted with this opportunity! I would recommend anyone to come to Christ the King, because of the quality of teaching and the opportunities which are available’.
A number of students secured highly competitive places to study Law at top universities, including Priestess Bassey, who was delighted to achieve grades AAB and is going to Sheffield University. She said; ‘the teachers have been extremely encouraging, I’m so proud of my achievements’. Chibuzo Amatoby studied Psychology, English Literature and Politics and achieved grades A AB, and will be studying Law at Nottingham University. Kieran Reidy studied Geography, Law and History and gained grades AAB. He is going to Queen Mary’s University. ‘Christ the King helped prepare me for the level of study needed to succeed at University and the teachers are so supportive’.
As well as success for aspiring Law graduates, Christ the King students gained places on highly competitive medical science courses. Mambo-Kien Awah Alanga achieved AAB in Maths, Chemistry and Biology, she will now study Biomedical Science at St George’s University. Mambo was delighted with her results; ‘After studying Biomedical Science I want to study Medicine and fulfil my ambition of becoming a doctor. Since coming to Christ the King, my confidence has really grown and I’m following my dreams now!’ Mahadi Sadejhi gained grades ABB in Chemistry, Biology and Persian and achieved a place at highly competitive Kings College London to study Medicine. He said; ‘my tutor has been a very positive influence, she is so supportive, I can’t thank her enough’.
With so many reasons to celebrate, the class of 2019 can now begin the next stage of their education life journey.
Trevor AQUINAS Progressed to: University of Lancaster Course: A Level Business, ICT and English Language and Literature
“My tutors at CTK were fundamental in my academic success. They were always approachable and willing to go the extra mile. I enjoyed taking part in extracurricular activities, including leading the sixth form band and being Director of the Business Enterprise Group, Student Governor and Student Head of Hall. ”
Bradley AQUINAS Progressed to: University of Nottingham Course: A Levels Maths A*, Physics A* and Chemistry A*
“At Christ the King I discovered I was resilient. My teachers really pushed me to be my best, I am in their debt, thank you for believing in me.”
Rose AQUINAS Progressed to: The University of Warwick Course: A Level History A, Politics A, Sociology A*
“CTK was a great environment for me to learn in. I’ve really enjoyed the teaching – all my teachers have been encouraging and supportive. They put in the extra time to help with workshops and revision to ensure we did well.”
Owen AQUINAS Progressed to: Royal Holloway University Course: A Level Maths A, Psychology B and Biology A
“I would recommend coming to CTK as the level of support offered by the subject teachers is exceptionally good. The best thing about CTK is being part of the friendliest group of students I've ever met. I'm applying to Oxford to study Psychology. ”
Esosa AQUINAS Progressed to: De Montfort University Course: A Level Biology, Chemistry and Maths
“My form tutor at CTK was exceptionally supportive every day. I value the freedom and independence of controlling my own learning, staying motivated whilst also having fun. The and people and sense of community provide a great environment. I have enjoyed extra opportunities such as joining summer schools and widening participation programs and becoming a student governor. I received lots of help from the careers guidance counsellor to help me realise what I want to do after sixth form. ”