A Level / BTEC Results Day
A-Level and BTEC Results Day 2018 will be published Thursday 16th August
School will open from 10am-2pm for students to pick up their results in person.
Unfortunately we are unable to provide grades to friends or family members so transcripts will remain in school until students are able to come and collect them.
Preparation for Results Day
Students should ensure that contact details are up to date on UCAS as universities may need to contact them.Students should check their UCAS (track) account from 8am on the morning of Thursday 16th. If they are holding conditional offers they will be able to see whether or not they have been accepted into their chosen university.
Clearing and Adjustment
Where students feel that their current offer is not the right one for them or they do not meet its conditions they can elect to go into Clearing. Clearing places tend to fill up very quickly on results day so students should check the availability of courses in advance. Staff will be on hand to support conversations with universities on results day.
Where students have done better than anticipated they can go through Adjustment. This means that they can hold their firm offer while searching, through Clearing, for a more competitive course. Again, it is essential that students research the availability of courses in advance. Students can search for courses here: https://www.ucas.com/clearing-launch
Apprenticeships and Employment
We are on hand throughout the summer to support those students who have decided to go on to an apprenticeship or into employment. If you would like to book an appointment with our destinations manager please email email@example.com
The Curriculum at Ark Putney Academy
At Ark Putney Academy we offer a broad academic curriculum based upon a traditional offer of academic subjects combined with the Arts. We believe that this offer ensures that students have the capacity to fulfil the requirements of our mission statement, ‘Preparing every student to be a pillar of any community.’ All young people need an excellent command of English and mathematics to ensure their success in all areas of the curriculum. To support this we dedicate extra time to these two areas: giving additional specialist help to students who are not on track to achieve their target grades at the end of each key stage.
The academy offers a broad range of GCSE and A level courses supported by a selection of pre-vocational courses in Sport, Business Studies and Health and Social Care.
At key stage 4 we encourage students to follow the English Baccalaureate (that is, GCSEs in English, mathematics, a humanities subject, a language and a science subject) as this will help them secure access to the best universities and future employment. However we firmly believe that every child has talents in various subjects and should be encouraged to make their own choices at GCSE in subjects that they are interested in and will excel in.
At Key stage 5 we offer the full range of facilitating A Level subjects which are required as entrance criteria by the best universities. This is supported by a range of additional subjects such as psychology, media and sociology.
ARK Schools external monitoring and assessment process helps us to maintain the highest standard of teaching and learning across ARK Putney Academy and to ensure that students are appropriately stretched and challenged and their progress is accurately measured.
Full details of our curriculum can be found here.