A Level Results Day 2020
Staff at Oakwood Park Grammar School were delighted to see the faces of the Year 13 students who have not been in school since March, as they came in to collect their A level results today. OPGS Sixth Form Class of 2020 have won, by their hard work, the opportunity to study a wide variety of subjects in the world’s top educational institutions or to join their chosen professions. Taking up places at Oxford University are Kian Abbott who will study English at Magdalen College and Roy Bourner who will read Philosophy and Psychology at St John’s. Joining the medical profession are Rayed Ansari, Jibin James and Morgan Sands who will study medicine at Sheffield, Cardiff and UEA and Deputy Head Students Fern Kennard, who is off to Durham University to study Human Sciences, and Sam Polom who will study Physiotherapy at Southampton. The Humanities are also a popular area to study amongst this year group. Of particular note, are Grace Haswell who, with A*A*A* and A* in her EPQ, will study Sociology at Edinburgh and Bradley Coomber, A*A*A and A* in his EPQ, who will take up his place at Exeter to study History. Aaron O’Shea will study History and Politics at Warwick with his A*AA. Entering the ranks of engineers, mathematicians and physicists will be James Godsmark who, with A*A*A*A* and A* in his EPQ, will take up Mathematics at Warwick University, Samuel Dascalescu who with A*AA will study Aeronautic Engineering, Joshua Stone who with A*AA will study Theoretical Physics at Loughborough. Civil Engineers, Head Student Max Fossett and Senior Prefect Caleb Dutton will take up their places at Russell Group universities, Sheffield and Cardiff. Creative courses are the destinations for Joseph Clinton, who has a scholarship to study at the Royal Drawing School and Ben Creasey who will study Music Sound Recording at Surrey University. Jack Aldridge and Joey Weaver are to study Drama at Guildford School of Arts and Royal Central School in London. Students with a keen eye on widening their horizons geographically are Max Williamson who with A*A*A and A in his EPQ will study in International Relations with Spanish and Rughved Brahman who heads off to Florida to study Biomedical Sciences. Students Sam M’Grady and Head Student, Rachel Bird, have chosen courses that lead to challenging careers in Policing and Social Work.
Head Kevin Moody said ‘It has been an extraordinary situation for our students this year. I am extremely proud of how they have handled it. I am delighted that so many students have achieved results that will enable them to proceed to the next stage of their lives.’