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25/09/20

Great to hear our ‘socially distanced’ Orchestra rehearsing music from ... a few teaser photos, video to follow next week. https://t.co/hub3YLo8gJ

25/09/20

Retweeted From Valley Park School

Look how proud Mrs Prebble is! Kent Teacher of the Year for all her hard work with our dementia cafe. We are v proud of you too, Mrs Prebble - congratulations! 👏 https://t.co/68UVKwyG1Z

25/09/20

Student Designer of the Day - Emily Year 12! A selection of Emily’s GCSE work - who is now enjoying A-Levels.#LondonDesignfestival https://t.co/ui0StIvd5Q

25/09/20

Rose Dyson was a hot topic for discussion in 7A Business and Enterprise lessons today. What characteristics make a successful entrepreneur? https://t.co/6jwFPCQGRF

25/09/20

Lovely to see some of the Year 6 students enjoying our 'Virtual' Maths Workshop. Thank you for sharing. 'Isla and Tia went through the Maths workshop together over zoom! They had great fun and did really well...Thank you for all the effort that went into it! ' https://t.co/Jwv5bBBKF8

25/09/20

Retweeted From Shakespeare's Globe

we're streaming our 2019 production of 💔 (created especially for young people) for free, on our YouTube channel this 28 September. Find out how to watch, plus info on resources to unlock the play, on our blog. https://t.co/2cK7YQ9I0K

25/09/20

Retweeted From The Female Lead

Meet Krystina - a flight systems engineer! "I was one of only two women on my course which came as a shock. I’m glad that I had the courage to forge my own path and I hope to show young girls that they too can pursue a career in engineering" https://t.co/tv9QM7NCfg https://t.co/I6xNza7lTo

24/09/20

Our pleasure. https://t.co/YanHA4ZaPz

24/09/20

Lovely to welcome back Maria from ‘Queens Outreach Team’ for a ‘Virtual’ interview preparation workshop for some of our Year 13 tonight. https://t.co/gjLZ6nadBL

24/09/20

A big ‘Thank You’ to the Kent Immunisation Team who over the past two days have administered approx 450 HPV vaccines to our Year 8 & 9 students. https://t.co/0xo5Sg8DG9

24/09/20

Student Designer of the Day - Alice Year 9! Together with the family dog ‘Lola’ More of Year 9 using line and stitch, onto string drawings. https://t.co/cLHO6GHMsI

24/09/20

Fantastic feedback for us thank you. https://t.co/lvxi1vLnEe

23/09/20

We are excited to support first-ever podcast!#WeRiseByLiftingOthers https://t.co/tKLn6EtPR4

23/09/20

A virtual experience of lunch at Invicta! https://t.co/skDvcRykEY

23/09/20

As lunchtime begins our students are greeted by Mrs Smith & Mrs Weston our amazing Lunchtime Supervisors into the Hall for our grab & go service. video coming shortly! https://t.co/RWo005zMwE

23/09/20

Student Designer of the Day - Harriet Year 9! with her family dog ‘Honey’ Year 9 have been exploring feelings from lockdown/isolation and what has been important to them. Using line and stitch, onto string drawings.#LondonDesignfestival https://t.co/j1xHyZB4zc

23/09/20

Feedback so far confirms our first ‘Virtual’ Consultation Evening was a success! Thank you to our Year 13 Parents for your comments ‘The evening ran smoothly, on time, can this be a long term thing’ https://t.co/GnIqqTU0dn

22/09/20

Some more of the Year 7 Team Build Day - lots of smiling faces https://t.co/gejNJyC586

22/09/20

After starting with Ecological footprints onto a video to mindmaps, Year 8 are are looking to ‘Design a replacement piece of single use plastic environmentally friendly’. We look forward to seeing the designs. https://t.co/azvZtL6vZb

22/09/20

Our second Student Designer of the Day - Iris Year 10! Greece - Inspired by using Macramé and drapery in her work. https://t.co/KXdSEnSZ2w

22/09/20

Retweeted From Valley Park School

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22/09/20

Some of our Year 8 Geography students watching ‘Drowning in Plastic’ before creating mind maps from the film. https://t.co/duZ7fLBKBH

22/09/20

Today our Year 8 Geography students have been learning about plastic pollution. https://t.co/f9vuy5eb0k

22/09/20

Year 7 enjoying their Team Building Day! Lots of fun in the sun ☀️ https://t.co/3hrwU8q033

22/09/20

Student Designer of the Day - Thea Year 10! Japan - Abstract Fashion Designers and Artists, Thea is busy working on Abstract silhouettes and subtraction cutting. https://t.co/y7N7EOn1G1

22/09/20

Year 7 are all systems go - for the Team Build Day ahead what beautiful weather they have for a day on the field....photos to follow later. https://t.co/arOWD1nFTs

22/09/20

Retweeted From KSS Design Group

Our brand-new school with recently opened its doors for the first time to the founding cohort of students – Read more about our latest education project in here https://t.co/AFLIHeZVv8 https://t.co/dxfhb6nsGp

21/09/20

Sadly nothing to do with social distancing on our part, but the company for safety reasons. The Year 7 class photos were taken by our own staff member for their first year.

21/09/20

We are looking forward to seeing our Year 13’s and parents tonight on our first ever ‘Virtual Consultation Evening’.

21/09/20

Student Designer of the Day - Charlotte Year 13! A display of amazing work showing how Art Textiles can link into Biology. Charlotte is looking to progress onto a Print Degree at London College of Fashion https://t.co/Ygpd6NRrHb

21/09/20

It is ‘The Great British Beach Clean/Recycle Week & London Fashion Week’ - Watch out for our tweets this week to see what our students have been up to!

21/09/20

What a fantastic extracurricular programme - Thank you and Well Done Charlotte. https://t.co/UvCbzvCMMH

21/09/20

Charlotte's report - 'CyberFirst Defenders was a brilliant course. For two weeks we were taught how to ethically hack into products and crack passwords. We were kept in a safe ‘lab’ environment at all times. The course was very hands-on ' https://t.co/5Hs1uO6p62

21/09/20

We are proud of all our students as they have been superb in the way in which they are using our ‘one way’ system, face coverings, and the new routines associated with school.

18/09/20

We would like to wish all our students off to University this weekend the very best of luck!

18/09/20

Fantastic to see some of our Year 9 Food students making Ratatouille! https://t.co/NyE4mbFNBu

18/09/20

We are very proud of the fundraising we do at Invicta, supporting many charities https://t.co/aI64ipXsLy

18/09/20

Super proud of one of our VIAT siblings! https://t.co/mVftisH8FN

17/09/20

Retweeted From The Female Lead

We're so excited to announce the arrival of The Female Lead's first-ever podcast! The Making Of... is an 8-part series launching next Wednesday. Subscribe today to be the first to listen: https://t.co/69QXykCSfQ https://t.co/N6c40CtG5m

Student Destinations 2019

At the end of Key Stage 5:

  • 79% of students moved on to University.
  • 7% of students chose to take a Gap Year prior to heading off to university.
  • 3% of students moved on to Further Education.
  • 11% of students secured Employment after Year 13

Of the students moving on to university, recent data reflects that:

  • 46% of our students progress on to Top 25 Universities
  • 78% of our students progress on to Top 50 Universities
  • 25% of our students moving on to Russel Group Universities including Oxford and Cambridge.

Subject Choice 2019

Subject Choice

Our students have wide ranging interests when it comes to degree choice.  The table below reflects the degree choices our students made last academic year (figures shown in brackets are for 2018).

Name of subject Number Name of Subject Number
Animal related 3 (2) Architecture 2 (1)
Biology 5 (5) Business 12 (17)
Chemistry 0 (1) Classics 2 (0)
Creative Arts 2 (7) English 2 (3)
Economics 1 (10) Geography 2 (4)
Engineering 9 (4) History 8 (7)
Health related 18 (11) Languages 1 (2)
ICT 5 (3) Maths 3 (5)
Law 7 (7) Other science 0 (8)
Media 3 (5) Performing Arts 7 (3)
Other 1 (1) Physics 0 (1)
Philosophy 0 (4) Psychology 16 (7)
Politics 2 (7) RS 0 (0)
Sport 1 (1) Teaching 1 (3)

 

University Success

University Success

We are always pleased to celebrate the achievements of our students. The pie chart below reflects student success in achieving the requirements for university entrance and gaining their first choice place.

Year 13 University Destinations

Year 13 University Destinations - 2019

Each year our most popular destination choice is university.  The map below shows the university destination for our Year 13 students.

Oxbridge Success

Oxbridge Success

Each year a number of our Year 13 students choose to apply to Oxford or Cambridge.  The charts below reflect our student successes over the last six years and student choices regarding course.

As you will note, there has been an almost equal interest and success between Oxford and Cambridge with students just favouring Cambridge a little more over the last six years.

The chart below reflects the subjects our successful Oxbridge students have applied for over the last six years.

 

Studying Abroad

We positively encourage our students to consider international options when they are planning their future studies after A level. We have strong links with Harvard and Yale Universities in America but are proud to celebrate our students who have chosen to travel in different places all over the world!

Just a few of these countries include: