A Level Results 2018
Our results are a true reflection of the hard work and commitment of our girls and the application they demonstrate to their studies and their futures on a day to day basis throughout their A-Level courses. 35% achieved A*/A grades! A massive 56% were A*-B
In true Westfield fashion the girls have achieved academic success alongside extra-curricular triumphs, with our Head Girl and Deputy both completing their Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award just before their A-level exams!
Headmaster, Mr Neil Walker said “We are very proud of all of our girls and the progress they have made. We welcome girls with a wide diversity of skills and talents and it has been wonderful to see them grow and develop ready to leave us to pursue success in their chosen careers. They and their teachers should be congratulated on their results. We all feel privileged to have played a part in their journey.”
Gabrielle Newbigin has achieved 3 A’s and will be going to the University of Northumbria to study Fashion and Marketing.
‘I was so nervous this morning. I am actually still in a bit of shock to be honest; I’m so happy with my results. I’ve done so much better than I thought and I am so excited about the course I am going to study’
Louise Greenshields who has been at Westfield since the age of 9 has achieved 3 A’s and will be heading to Leeds University to study Psychology. ‘I have done much better than I expected in ALL the subjects, Chemistry, Psychology and Maths. I am so so happy!’
GCSE Results 2018
Following a fantastic set of A Level results last week where nearly 60% of our Y13 pupils achieved A*-B grades, we have plenty more to celebrate with our GCSE pupils who have achieved outstanding results.
42 % of all GCSE entries were awarded 9-7 (A*/A) .
100 % of girls achieved 5+ 9-4 or A*-C grades
4 girls achieved 10 or more 9-7/A*/A grades including Aoife Devin who gained nine grade 9s plus an A^ in Further Maths (the grade above A*)
Headmaster, Mr Neil Walker said
‘The girls have achieved absolutely outstanding results, they have worked extremely hard over the last 2 years and I am so proud of what they have achieved together with the dedication and expertise of the staff; Westfield school has achieved great results year on year because of our ability to offer individual support from the moment the girls choose their options. It’s wonderful to see how busy our girls are outside their academic studies with some of them spending time in their summer break volunteering in conservation projects in Costa Rica!’
Aoife has been at Westfield since the start of Senior School and has achieved absolutely fantastic results which included Grade 9 in nine subjects, 1 grade eight and an A^ in Further Maths!
‘I was really nervous coming in this morning but I am so happy. I’ve done much better than I thought. I was completely shocked about some subjects but I am relieved. I am going to stay on at Westfield and I am going to study Maths, Biology, Physics and Chemistry for A Level’
Maria Athena, who is also a national sailing champion, has also achieved fantastic results with 5 at grade nine, 1 at eight, 2 at grade five and 1 at grade 6. ‘I am so happy with my results. I did much better than I expected, especially in the science subjects’
If you would like more information on our results at A Level and GCSE - please do not hesitate to ring the school on 0191 255 3980 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
The School has a fine record in sport with great success in both County and City events.
Senior House girls have had another very successful year playing Netball for the County. Year 8 and Year 10 Netball teams have qualified for the City Netball finals.
Senior House girls continue to participate in City Cross Country events and represent the County in Cross Country. Girls have also represented the City in Senior and Intermediate Girls' Shot, Senior Girls' High Jump, Senior Girls' 1500m and Intermediate Girls' 200m as well as being selected to represent the City in Javelin throw. The U12 and U13 Hockey teams have had great success playing in the Tyne & Wear Knockout competition.
Our girls continue to achieve success with their sporting activities out of school. Girls are participating at a high level in gymnastics, ballet, swimming, trampoline and golf.
Duke of Edinburgh's Award
Following their qualifying expeditions during the year, 31 Bronze Awards have been achieved and several Gold Awards have recently been presented to the girls at St. James's Palace.
Musical Theatre Productions
Senior House continue to produce sell out performances at their productions. The girls have enjoyed 'Annie' and more recently 'Little Shop of Horrors' combining the highest quality singing, dancing and acting demonstrating a wide array of talent and skills. This year's performance is an outdoors Alice in Wonderland performance and Mad Hatter's Tea Party.
Our Young Enterprise companies have had many successes over the last few years, winning a string of prestigious awards and reaching the finals of the Young Enterprise Company national competition held in London.
Our 2016 Young Enterprise company CANVAS have already made a great start with their sales of canvas products. In previous years, the Young Enteprise companies, COVERED, 'All Shook Up', UJUK, Dip It and BOOM have all had very successful trading years and picked up some great awards from Best Presentation, Best Marketing and Public Relations Award, The Daily Telegraph Media Award, Runner Up Best Overall Company, Best Overall Company Award, Leadership Award for the North East, Winner of the Best Software Award as well as the Best Company Report Award. The Young Enterprise Teacher Award and Best Link Teacher Award have also recently been won by the Head of Business Studies. We look forward to another very successful year with Young Enterprise.
Archbishop of York Young Leader's Award
This Award offers the opportunity for girls to be involved in a volunteering project which will serve both the school and the local community whilst being taught three key concepts of leadership. The Award sits alongside our Round Square philosophy and UNESCO extra-curricular classes as a pre-cursor to the Duke of Edinburgh's Award. We are delighted that our first cohort of Upper Four girls have recently completed this Award and have been presented with their certificates.
Junior House young artists have had several successes in the Royal Academy Junior Painter of the Year Awards, winning several prizes in a variety of categories. The winners have had the opportunity to visit the Royal Academy in London and see their work in situ.
Alexia Morrison, won the Earring Design Category of the Williamson Brown Annual Schools' Jewellery Competition which encourages budding young jewellery designers to see how a piece of jewellery is taken from the drawing board to the finished product. Her winning design, based on the concept and theme of 'Love Hurts' was chosen by Sir Godfrey Worsdale, director of The Baltic Centre for Comtemporary Arts.