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Outstanding A level results 2018

Highbury Fields School has yet again demonstrated the strength of its academic Sixth Form. This year 84% of grades achieved were above grade C. Most students, applying to university have secured places their first choice institution including University College London, King's College, Brunel, SOAS and Southampton. Students will study subjects such as English Literature, Chemistry, History and International Relations.

Highbury Fields School and Sixth Form both achieve excellent educational outcomes for young people and were judge Outstanding by Ofsted in 2016. Inspectors commented upon:

“Sustained excellent rates of progress brought about because of the quality of teachers’ planning in response to their students’ emerging strengths”

Students develop and progress over time and gain skills and knowledge, but most importantly, they gain confidence and significant levels of resilience.

“Teachers’ thorough knowledge of students mean that they cater well for their needs”

Each individual’s personal development and wellbeing are continuously monitored and supported by subject teachers and tutors.

“The quality of academic and personal enrichment which includes the “Future Success Programme” of visiting speakers and workshops as well as high quality work experience.”

“Students ambitions for their future careers based on how confident they feel in their learning”

Students are knowledgeable about the range of professions and careers available and understand the value of acquiring highly desirable soft skills of curiosity, adaptability, teamwork and the ability to work incredibly hard.

Students undertake their sixth form studies at the Aberdeen Park Sixth Form Centre which provides a specialised environment for the 16 to 19 age group.