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GCSEs galore at Leighton Park School!

Posted on 23rd Aug 2018 in GCSE, School News, Exams

​Leighton Park’s 80-strong cohort of Year 11 students were up bright and early this morning eager to collect their GCSE results. Whilst all were keen to discover the outcome of two years’ dedicated study, many were equally keen join the Sixth Form next autumn, ranked the Best in Berkshire and in the Top 40 nationally for academic progress.

LVS Ascot principal warns new GCSE gradings will have more influence on students’ university hopes

Posted on 13th Aug 2018 in School News, Exams, GCSEs, A levels

August is a nerve-wracking month for Berkshire students with A level and GCSE results days looming. This year especially will be an anxious time for GCSE pupils with over 20 subjects using the 9–1 gradings instead of A*–G, and LVS Ascot Principal Christine Cunniffe is warning that they are set to play a bigger role than before in shaping students’ futures.

Celebrating academic success at Lockers Park

Posted on 13th Jul 2018 in School News, Exams, Common Entrance

Lockers Park has been celebrating academic success this month. The highly-regarded Preparatory School is proud to announce that once again it has achieved a 100% pass rate for its Common Entrance examinations, with all pupils securing places at their chosen schools. Underpinning that fantastic result, five pupils attained sought-after scholarships to leading British senior schools.

LVS Ascot principal urges parents to think carefully as countdown begins to 11-plus exam deadlines

Posted on 29th May 2018 in School News, Exams

With the registration window for grammar school places opening earlier this month, and a deadline for completed applications in late June or early July in most cases, this is a crucial period for parents with aspirations for their children to gain grammar school places through the 11-plus exam. LVS Ascot principal Christine Cunniffe offers advice to parents considering whether their child should apply for the exam