Posted: 11 August, 2021

A Level Results 2021

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Class of 2021 have excelled in what has been another extraordinary year for education. We are delighted that more than 96% of students have secured places at their first choice university.

“This year group have excelled in applying themselves to their studies in what has been a phenomenally difficult year. They have shown diligence, positivity and enormous depth of character to achieve as highly as they have and we should applaud every single one of them.” Suzie Longstaff

  • Students are heading to Oxford and Cambridge on courses ranging from PPE to French and Spanish after all achieving straight A*s
  • Students studying Medicine will be going on to universities including Imperial College, St Andrew’s and Birmingham.
  • Four students are off to the USA, including two on scholarships.
  • One student has been offered a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Music.
  • Amongst the most popular destinations this year are Durham, Edinburgh, Exeter and UCL.
  • Creative Arts Destinations include: Art Foundation at Central Saint Martins, Fashion at Ravensbourne and Art History at St Andrews and Bristol.

Oxford & Cambridge

Students continuing their studies at Oxbridge include:

Anna Metzger who will go to Cambridge University (Theology, Religion, Philosophy of Religion) A*A*A*; Sarisha Burt – Oxford (History) A*A*A*; Georgie Claxon – Oxford (Experimental Psychology) A*A*A*; Sophie Dulieu – Oxford (Philosophy, Politics and Economics) A*A*A*; Daisy Williams – Oxford (French and Spanish) A*A*A*.

US Universities

Heading to the USA will be Alice Patton, who has secured a rowing scholarship to Princeton; Sascha Levy, on a scholarship to Miami University; Vivienne Bartels, Colgate University, New York.

Princeton, Miami and more – US University Success

Medicine

Loren Boles and Ella Mooren both achieved A*A*A*A* to win places to read Medicine at Imperial College and St Andrews respectively.

Ella joined Putney in Year 10 and in the Sixth Form we welcomed Noor Khan and Sinead Brown who will also be studying Medicine at Imperial College and Birmingham respectively.

Four other students will be studying subjects allied to Medicine including Biological Sciences at Durham and UCL, and Medical Sciences at Edinburgh.

Ella Mooren achieved A*A*A*A* to win her place to read Medicine at St Andrews. Congratulations to Ella who joined Putney in Year 10.
Ella Mooren achieved A*A*A*A* to win her place to read Medicine at St Andrews. Congratulations to Ella who joined Putney in Year 10.
Loren received A*A*A*A* in Maths, Biology, Chemistry and French A Levels and will be going to Imperial College to study Medicine
Loren received A*A*A*A* in Maths, Biology, Chemistry and French A Levels and will be going to Imperial College to study Medicine
Daisy Williams joined the Sixth Form in Year 12 taking A Levels in French, Spanish and Politics. She goes on to read French and Spanish at Oxford University having achieved A*A*A*.
Daisy Williams joined the Sixth Form in Year 12 taking A Levels in French, Spanish and Politics. She goes on to read French and Spanish at Oxford University having achieved A*A*A*.

Broad range of subjects

As is usual at Putney, the breadth of the students’ interests has been reflected in an impressive array of subject choices including a focus on entrepreneurship, in keeping with Putney’s forward-thinking approach to education.

Courses range from Engineering and Entrepreneurship to Business, Digital and Entrepreneurship and Computer Science at UCL. Scottish universities are popular including Neuroscience at St Andrews and Chinese and Spanish at Edinburgh. Other choices include Ancient World at UCL, Marine Biology at Southampton, Architecture at Bath and Criminology at Durham.

From A Level Success to Henley Royal Regatta

Rower Loren Boles (fourth from right) is celebrating her straight run of 4 x A* while training for Henley Royal Regatta where she will be rowing for the school on Wednesday alongside Alice Patton (third from right).

Alice leaves Putney to take up a rowing scholarship at Princeton University, USA.

Dancing for joy

When she is not at school, dancer Aimee Armstrong performs with hip hop dance group, LXD. Aimee has achieved A*A*A*A and will go on to read Maths with Economics at the London School of Economics alongside her professional dance career.

Covid Triumph

Angeli Markouizos is off to UCL to study Spanish and History of Art having achieved straight A*s in History of Art, Maths and Spanish.

Angeli was diagnosed with Covid in December 2020 which led to her missing mock A Levels and too weak to continue with online school, making her achievement all the more impressive.

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