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 s.rout@arkputneyacademy.org

Enrichment Programmes

At ARK Putney Academy we strive to provide enrichment opportunities that are high-quality, adult-supported and structured. Enrichment entitlement should be for all students in all key stages and provide opportunities to go beyond the minimum. We must ensure that benefits reach those with the greatest need; who are the least likely to participate and for whom the impact can be the most acute.

Rights:

  • All students to been given the opportunity to participate in enrichment activities.
  • All students to receive a copy of the enrichment programme at the beginning of every term.
  • All students are entitled to be safe and secure when taking part in enrichment opportunities.
  • All students are entitled to attend well planned and challenging activities that are fun and properly resourced.
  • All students are entitled to be praised and rewarded for excellent achievement when participating in enrichment opportunities.
  • All students are entitled to be praised and rewarded for excellent attendance when participating in enrichment opportunities.
  • All students are entitled to work in a well maintained learning environment when participating in enrichment opportunities.

Responsibilities:

  • All students are expected to commit to at least one enrichment opportunities term.
  • All students are expected to support the learning of their peers when taking part in enrichment opportunities.
  • All students are expected to be punctual to all enrichment activities attended.
  • All students are expected to be properly dressed and equipped, where appropriate, for enrichment activities.
  • All students are expected to perform to the best of their ability when taking part in enrichment opportunities.

Enrichment Activities

We offer a wide range of enrichment opportunities that are designed to broaden and develop the mind and body of our students at ARK Putney Academy. Our enrichment programme includes regular opportunities to visit museums, exhibitions and theatres, as well as residential trips. At the end of each academic year we have a week of activities which includes our annual sports day and our Enterprise week for year 10 students. . We also use various agencies to support our enrichment work and support students in gaining accreditation, such as the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme.

Students are given the opportunity to participate in additional activities for:

  • Sports
  • Science
  • ICT
  • Poetry
  • Debating
  • A United Nations Club (along with other ARK schools)
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Music both vocal and instrumental (including our choirs and orchestra)
  • Chess
  • Catering
  • Animation and games design.

The Academy holds competitive fixtures against other schools that take place after school in sports such as football, netball, basketball, table tennis, athletics, cricket and swimming. The ARK schools network will also provide opportunities to participate in the ARK schools’ annual chess and debating competitions and perform at the annual ARK music festival, which this year took place at the Barbican centre.

We also run a series of study support lessons for a range of subjects throughout each year, with targeted intervention strategies at key points in Years 10, 11 and sixth form.