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Posted on 16th Aug 2019 Back to News

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 BTEC and 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.

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Co Collegiate Principal Shireen Razey, said “The high volume of students achieving A Level and BTEC 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’.

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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’.

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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’.

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Students who studied BTEC programmes also achieved outstanding grades, with many going on to study at Russell Group Universities.  Christ the King has been at the forefront of  delivering the new rigorous externally examined BTEC courses.  Students have gained places at prestigious universities to study a range of competitive courses, which in the past were often only open to A level students.

A number of BTEC Applied Science students gained competitive places at Warwick University. Intissar Ahmed achieved D*D* D and will study Bio Medicine, Ajikh Karunakaran achieved D*D*D*and will study Biomedical Science.  He said’ I’m so happy with my result! Christ the King improves you not only academically, but as a whole person’.  Waquas Rai also gained top grades D*D*D* and will also be studying Biomedical Science.

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BTEC Health and Social Care students saw great success, securing places on competitive courses.  Andreea Dobieschi studied BTEC Health and Social Care, achieving the highest grades possible D*D*D*. She also gained a C in A Level Psychology, an achievement made all the more remarkable, given that English is Andreea’s second language and she only came to the UK three years ago.  Andreea is going to study Psychology at Kent University.  She was delighted with her grades and said; ‘Christ the King has given me confidence in my academic ability, my smile today says everything you need to know!”. Melaine Sodje achieved D*D*D in BTEC Health and Social Care and is off to Kings College, London to study Adult Nursing.  She said’ Christ the King built my confidence up. The teachers push you to the best of your ability’.  Ronna Kay Gorden studied Health & Social Care and gained D*DD, she will be going to St George’s University to study Diagnostic Radiography.  She said; ‘The teachers have been very supportive and pushed me to give my best’.

With so many reasons to celebrate, the class of 2019 can now begin the next stage of their education life journey.