A Level Results 2022

Sixth Form Press Release


Thursday 18th August 2022



Oxford Spires Academy’s Sixth Formers continue to go from strength to strength!

Once again, Oxford Spires is delighted with another set of excellent A level results. Despite a difficult year nationally, and the legacy of Covid, Year 13 students showed that hard work and determination lead to success.

Oxford Spires is a school that prides itself on education for the community it serves in East Oxford. The vast majority of the year group go to university, and have met their UCAS offers. We are pleased to see three heading to Oxford University this year: Martyn Conmy going to Queen’s College to read History and Politics; Alex Dunn to Trinity to read Modern Languages; and Gaby Reynolds to Worcester College for Mathematics and Computer Science.

We congratulate all students, and particularly those with top grades, in a year group where A level results have hit the headlines. Our top performers this year, and their university courses, are:

• Martin Conmy – English Literature A*; Politics A*; History A*; Extended Project A (University of Oxford: History and Politics)
• Alex Dunn – French A*; Maths A*; Music B; Extended Project A (University of Oxford: Modern Languages)
• Flora Pizey – Art A*; History A*; Philosophy and Ethics A* (Art Foundation)
• Kai Mattinson – Chemistry A; Computing A*; Maths A*; Further Maths A (University of Bath: Computer Science)
• Erin Reynolds – Maths A*; Further Maths A; German A*; English Literature A (Gap Year)
• Gaby Reynolds – Maths A*; Further Maths A*; Physics A; History B (University of Oxford: Maths and Computer Science)
• Rani Khanafer – Chemistry A; Maths A*; Further Maths A; Physics A (Imperial College, University of London: Physics)
• Buster Van der Geest – Drama A*; German A; History A; Extended Project A (University of St Andrews: History)
• Cian Anderson – Art A*; Computing A; Music A (University of Buckinghamshire: 3D Games Art)
• Shannon Ghee – Biology A; History A; Extended Certificate Sport Distinction* (University of Bath: Health and Exercise Science)

Head of Sixth Form, Dr Jackie Watson, comments, “I am delighted to see so many of our Year 13 doing so well in a year that has been tough for everyone. These were their first external exams, because of Covid, and they proved to themselves that they could do it! I wish them all every success at university, in apprenticeships and in their future careers.”