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Year 7 Awarded Grant for STEM Project

Posted on: May 22nd 2017

Stem Donation smlWe have recently received a grant for £900 from The Worshipful Company of Glass Sellers of London Charity Fund which will be used to support our incoming Year 7 STEM identity project.  Initially founded in 1664 to regulate the glass selling and pot making industries within the City of London, today the company promotes the use of glass in arts, crafts, science and technology and actively supports education.

Students will learn about the science of glass as a substrate and the design possibilities its properties provide. They will be encouraged to use their imagination to design and create glass tiles, using a variety of glass products and other materials, which will form a permanent art installation in the school.

Photograph shows Mr Andy Brockett, a trustee of the charity, presenting the cheque to Mrs Elizabeth Wylie, Headteacher, with students from the school.

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Time to celebrate
Posted on: 22/09/2017

Time to celebrate

Students, parents and staff at Amery Hill School are again celebrating excellent GCSE results, with students exceeding the national prediction for achieving the new top grade 9 in English and Mathematics. This year’s results saw some outstanding personal success with 23 students achieving the equivalent of 7 or more A*- A grades. Many individuals surpassed their own personal targets which is the result of the hard work, commitment and support shown by our students, staff and parents. Headteacher Mrs Elizabeth Wylie said: “We are particularly proud of how well our students have done in the core subjects of English, Mathematics and Science – 89% of our students achieved a good pass in English (both Language and Literature), 83% in Mathematics, and 79% achieved at least two good passes in Science. Overall, our results have seen 77% of students achieve at least five good passes including English and Mathematics, which is an impressive outcome and an improvement on last year’s excellent results. Students have performed particularly well in English and Mathematics, with 5% awarded the new top grade 9 in English, 8% in Mathematics and 5% gaining both overall. Nationally, only 2.9% of candidates have achieved this new top grade, equivalent to an A** so Amery Hill students have done incredibly well.” In particular our A*-A grade pass rates have been outstanding in Biology (39%), Chemistry (50%), Dance (50%), DT Systems Control (46%), Geography (34%), Media Studies (47%), Music (41%) and Physics (42%).View Article