Our Lady’s Catholic High School Delivers Another Strong Set of A-Level Results
The high-performing Our Lady’s Catholic Girls School are making noise this exam season
with pupils delivering standout A-Level results.
The school has established a track record of excellent exam results, which enable students
to take up places at top universities in the country.
Headteacher, Andy English commented, “The post-16 results this year have provided our
young people with the platform on which to build a bright future and is a reflection of their
commitment and resilience, especially over the past two years.” The Headteacher also
thanked the talented staff at Our Lady’s who have worked tirelessly in supporting and
preparing the students for their exams.
Students at Our Lady’s achieved strong outcomes despite the challenges of the last two
In some individual subject highlights, the Art and Design Department achieved an
outstanding 100% of results at A*-A grades, whilst 60% of the grades awarded in Spanish
were A*-A grades. Additionally, in an impressive feat of scholarship, 100% of candidates
sitting Geography and 3D Design examinations walked out with A*-B grades.
Mikaela Okwan was one of the students to achieve 3A grades. Of her achievement she said
“This is one of the happiest days of my life. I have worked hard for these results, and
students in this year group have had to work so hard and in such different ways due to the
pandemic. But we have come through and achieved so well.” She is looking forward to
studying Politics, Philosophy, and Economics at Manchester University.
Sandy Tiani was another one of this year's high achievers. She will go on to study
Accounting and Finance at Queen Mary University after attaining 2 A-Levels at grade A and
a Btec IT qualification at Distinction*. She said, “I am so delighted with these results. It is like
a dream come true for me. I feel that my hard work, and the dedication of the teachers has
made the real difference.”
Maria Cletus spoke of her immense pride at receiving an A* in Psychology and is looking
forward to studying Law at Kent University. “It’s so great for me to have the opportunity to go
and study a subject where I think I can make a contribution to society.”
Gracieth Vemba and Fiona Gordon are both off to study Architecture. “Our Art and Design
teachers have inspired us to look at the world in a different way, which hopefully we can take
inspiration from as we start our new courses at university.”
Malak Allam who received Distinction* in her BTEC examinations and is off to Durham
University to study Primary Education, said “I have been inspired by my teachers to follow in
their footsteps and work with children. It is going to be hard, but rewarding!”
Head of Sixth Form, Mr Bailey, also commented, “This year group are a force to be reckoned
with; unwavering spirits coupled with a sense of humour and real compassion. They are
exemplary students and these brilliant results are so very well-deserved. I hope that they
stay in touch and that we can celebrate their continued successes well into their chosen
Our Lady’s Catholic High School has maintained its OFSTED ‘Good’ grading (March 2022).