Here are just some of the many success stories we have had here at Regent Independent College in the past few years.
Umar joined Regent from Haydon School after having taken his GCSEs. Single minded on his future success, he worked extremely hard, impressing his teachers, taking advantage of the small class size environment. As a result, he attained grades of A*AA in A-Level Maths, Computing and Further Maths respectively and is now looking forward to going to King’s College to study Computer Science.
He told us Regent, “provides a hard working environment and passionate teachers to ensure success.”
Rohan came to Regent Independent College for help with his Chemistry and Physics. Having received grades of BBAA at Queen Elizabeth’s Boys Grammar School he was thrilled to achieve grades of A*A*AA at the end of the year and now joins the Chemical Engineering course at Imperial College London.
“Great teachers, really supportive and very friendly too” was his summary of his time at Regent.
Jay joined us from Tanzania to study Biology, Chemistry and Maths at A-Level. A delightful student his hard work and application resulted in grades of AAB and he got a place confirmed at Loughborough University to study Chemical Engineering.
“Im very happy to say that the support and dedication of the staff and teachers towards students is excellent at Regent Independent College. The college has given me a nice environment to study and focus on my goal and at the end of the day im really happy with my results.”
Jinjin moved to Regent Independent College from China in 2011, originally to take her GCSEs in which she did well. Over the years her command of English improved dramatically, and she flourished academically in Maths, Further Maths and Accounting, eventually gaining A-Level grades of A*BB respectively. She was thrilled and now looks forward to taking up a place at Queen Mary, studying Accounting & Management.
She said Regent offered, “Great teachers, very supportive, especially during exam time.”
Krishan joined us from Vyners School where he had gained grades of BCCD. With the support of our experienced teachers and in an environment that cultivates effort and achievement, he was able to significantly improve his grades, resulting in his attaining a place at King’s College London to read Economics & Management having gained A*A*A.
Saarujan moved to Regent Independent College from Park High to repeat his A-Level course having gained grades of DDDU at AS. With a fresh start, taking advantage of a very experienced team of teachers and our Supervised Study Programme, he made an outstanding improvement and gained grades of AAA in Maths, Further Maths and Computing. He now leaves us to read Computer Science at Warwick University.
He told us, “It’s a great place to strive for success!”
Shaina Haria joined Regent Independent College in 2012 having previously attended Peterborough & St Margaret’s School. Despite a serious ongoing medical condition that often saw her hospitalised, her dedication her course was above and beyond what was expected in the circumstances and with the care and nurture of the Regent team, we are delighted that she attained a place at the well-respected Queen Mary to read Psychology having gained A-Level grades including an A and a B.
She commented, ‘Regent has provided me with so much more than I could expect, including that related to my critical health, thank you so much!’
Bhavesh joined Regent in September 2013 from Park High where he achieved grades of CCDE. Having high aspirations for his future degree course, he wanted an environment where he knew he would benefit from small class sizes and being monitored closely. Our experienced teaching team made sure he pushed himself to his full potential and after two years of hard study he received grades of ABBC and proceeded to study his preferred course of Mathematics with Financial Mathematics at the University of Manchester.
“Regent Independent College allowed me to reach my full potential.”
Saarujan has just finished his AS year at Regent, having joined us from Park High where he achieved AS grades of DDDU in the summer of 2014. He received ‘a’ grades in seven of eight modules taken in Maths, Further Maths and Computing, with just one exception where he got a ‘b’. His results in C1 and FP1 were particularly impressive, scoring 100% and 92% respectively.
He told us Regent is, “A great place that helps you strive for success!”
Tara joined Regent Independent College from Malvern College where she obtained grades of CCDD. She joined Regent to take advantage of a new environment, one that offers students constant care and attention and where weaknesses are quickly recognised via our cycle of assessments. With the support of our teachers, she was pleased to receive grades of AAB and looks forward to an exciting and challenging gap year.
Alex joined Regent Independent College last September having been out of a traditional school environment for some time due to health issues. Despite of this, with the support of the Regent Independent College team, and much hard work on his part, we are now thrilled to note that he leaves the College with grades of A*A*A and has gained a coveted place to study Artificial Intelligence & Computer Science at Edinburgh University.
Vinay, whose brother attended the College some years ago, joined us last September. Having previously studied the French BAC, he was aiming to complete the A-Level course in one year; he managed to do so obtaining very pleasing grades of ABB and now proceeds to Birmingham University to study Computer Systems and Engineering.
“Regent Independent College was a very interesting experience. I had a lot of fun but it requires a lot of effort. Regent Independent College helped me get into the university that I wanted. They also put a lot of effort in helping with personal statements which is a huge advantage.”
“Teaching in Regent Independent College was very good. I was supported by my Chemistry, Biology and Maths teachers.”
Senthuran joined Regent Independent College just one year ago from Slough Grammar School to improve on his average AS results. After a great deal of hard work and determination he was delighted to achieve results of ABB allowing him to take up the Computer Science course at Bristol University.
“Regent Independent College offered me a good environment to push myself to the best of my ability.”
Karishma joined Regent Independent College in 2009 and has moved year by year through the school and two years ago received an excellent set of GCSE results. She has since excelled herself and achieved outstanding A-Level results of A*AB and moves onto her desired degree course, Pharmacy at UCL.
“A big thank you to all the teachers at Regent Independent College for all their support. I have enjoyed my time here and am very happy with the successful end to the journey!”
Zainab joined Regent Independent College having previously studied at Henrietta Barnett. She was ambitious in her desire to read Law at university and needed to improve her grades to meet the extremely high standards that these courses require. Happily, one year later, after intensive tuition, Zainab leaves us to go on to read Law at Newcastle University with grades of A*AB.
“As a one to one student I really felt the modules I wanted to sit were structured exactly to my needs. Previously I hadn’t had extensive exam question practice, which was something I felt was emphasised much more with the tutors, so that I knew both the theory and how to structure my answer for the best marks.”
Brian joined us from Parmiters School where he had achieved satisfactory results in his AS year. However, having high ambitions for his career, he decided he needed excellent results and thus sought an environment where he thought that he would achieve maximum support and encouragement to achieve this. With much hard work and after hours of study in the classroom, he was thrilled to receive results of A*AB at A-Level ensuring he was free to pursue Petroleum Engineering at Leeds.
“I am extremely grateful for everything Regent has done for me. Many thanks to all the teaching staff and management team.”
Krishna joined Regent Independent College after having taken his AS Levels at Park High but having not received the results he wanted. Supported by Regent’s close monitoring of students, and encouraged by the small class sizes, he was very pleased to find out he had achieved AAB allowing his to pursue the course he wanted.
“Thank you to everyone at Regent Independent College to help me achieve my grades, teaching was brilliant.”
Shivanath joined Regent Independent College having attended QE Boys previously where he had achieved some good results. However, he knew he needed an environment where he could be sure he would be pushed and supported to achieve the high grades he needed for the university course of his choice.
“The teaching at Regent Independent College was great and helped me get back on track.”
Shivarth joined Regent Independent College from Merchant Taylors’ School. Whilst enjoying his time there, it was felt that he needed a fresh environment to give him the best chance of success to facilitate his progression to university. The environment at the College suited him perfectly and with hard work, achieved the excellent set of results above.
“I would like to thank everyone at Regent Independent College for helping me to achieve my grades and getting my firm offer.”
Humza came to us from John Lyon School with grades of ABC. He really needed top level grades in order to get onto his desired course at his chosen university. Attracted by our small class sizes which he believed would make the difference, he transferred to Regent Independent College and enrolled on a course of a one term duration. Astonishingly, after just one term of teaching, he managed to gain grades of AAA and now has the place at Aston studying Finance that he so coveted.
“I found it really helpful at the College, your get more personalised attention. The teachers helped me a lot with my UCAS application as well as my subjects, they’re just more involved. They enabled me to get to my first choice university which I’m ecstatic about.”
Vlad came from Romania four years ago and enrolled straight into Regent Independent College where he has been since. Although he was still improving his English, he took on 5 AS Levels, which is one more than standard. He continued to push himself to his limits in his second year whilst taking on the responsibility of being Deputy Head Boy and being involved in several extra-curricular clubs. He was therefore thrilled to receive grades of AABB ensuring he got the place at university that he had wanted for such a long time.
“While I’ve been at Regent Independent College, one of the things I noticed in my early years of student life was the relationships between myself and other teachers, like Raj, Alan and Gary. It was tough for me because I cam from Romania and the language barrier was huge. But helped by my fellow classmates and the teachers I achieved a place at one of the best universities in the world. That is why I am so thankful to Regent Independent College.”
Anika joined Regent Independent College, having moved from Trinidad. Taking advantage of a productive learning environment, despite the fact that she only joined us in January, she was able to attain grades of A*AABB.
She told us of her experience with us, ‘It was very fun and I learnt a lot’.
Lukman joined the College from Copland Community School to help boost his GCSE grades. With the support of our team of teachers, and benefiting from the small class sizes he managed to improve his grades to ABBBB.
He commented, ‘Regent helped me grown, not just my grades, but as a person.’
Sabesh joined us from Watford Grammar School for Boys to re-take his GCSEs. He was delighted to achieve 6 A grades in the subjects he took at Regent Independent College, citing homework and frequent testing as being key to his results.
‘Regent has always helped me to push forward by setting consistent homework and regular tests. I really do love this school.’
Atif had not long been in the UK, having moved from Tanzania, and continued his GCSE study with us, taking private tuition to complete the outstanding parts of the course which he had started in his home country. Despite the upheaval, he did not let this faze him and we were most pleased to see results of 6 A* grades and 3As, a success of which we are all proud.
J joined Regent after completing Year 10 in a state high school. He made the transition under difficult circumstances because he was a victim of a sustained campaign of bullying. He had previously shown he had good ability but his confidence had been badly affected. However, happily he quickly settled in to college life and soon found a friendship group who admired him as a person and respected his academic ability. He successfully achieved 7 A*s, 2 As and a B. We have great expectations for his performance at A-Level.
Samed had previously attended Rooks Heath College where he attained grades of CDDDE for Maths, English Language, Double Science and English Literature. He was incredibly pleased to receive GCSE results of BCBCB respectively. Gaining the vital pass in English and improving his results all-round, he can now move onto the next stage of his studies with confidence.
He summed Regent up as follows: ‘It’s good!’
Sriabrame moved to Regent in September 2014 from Bentley Wood School. There she achieved DABC for English, Maths and Double Science respectively. A dedicated student, and held in high esteem by those who taught her, she well deserved the grades she got today: A in English, A in Maths and BB in Science.
She told us: ‘Teachers are amazing, very co-operative.’
Karishma joined us at Regent in the autumn of 2014 having previously taken her results at Vyners Secondary School where she achieved grades of DD for Science, D for English Language and D for Maths. With the support of our team and hard work on her part, she was delighted to have brought her grades up to CC, A and C respectively, giving her the vital passes needed to move onto the next stage of her education.
Her opinion on Regent: ‘Good school, polite and helpful.’
Nima spent the year on our GCSE Intensive course. After a year of hard work, and with a quiet determination, she was thrilled to have improved her grades in the core subjects from DDDE to ABBC and additionally achieved a B grade in English Literature.
She said of Regent, ‘Good school. Very helpful and enjoyed my time here.’.’
Anita joined Regent Independent College in 2012 to work towards her GCSEs. She was very pleased to get a batch of very good grades – including 5 As – this year.
“When I enrolled at Regent Independent College, I found it very easy to get settled in due to the support and hospitality of the teachers as well as my fellow students. I’m very pleased with my GCSE results and the teachers were a big part of all the improvements that I made as well as the friendly environment which is very conducive for learning.”
Ameera has been with Regent Independent College for a number of years throughout her Key Stage 3 study. She now looks forward to starting her AS studies after receiving GCSE grades of AABBCC. “Regent Independent College is a fantastic atmosphere for learning and studying.”
Regina joined Regent Independent College in September 2013 with a view to taking the one year GCSE Intensive course. She had previously studied at Rooks Heath achieving some GCSE grades but she wanted to improve upon the core subjects before pursuing her two year A-Level course. One year later, she has completed the course, and was thrilled to receive grades of AAABBB.
“I am more than happy with my results and I can’t believe these results are actually mine. Thanks to Regent Independent College.”
Temitayo came to Regent Independent College just one year ago from Canons High with mostly Cs and Ds. Disappointed with his results, he thought the small classes, frequent testing and friendly environment would help him improve his grades the second time around. He was therefore very pleased to find that he every subject that he retook moved up by 2 or 3 grades.
“It’s been a wonderful experience. I couldn’t have done it without the help of the teachers. I was pushed harder here and that’s why I got good grades.”
Luke has been at Regent Independent College since 2007 and has come right through our Senior School. Luke proved himself to be a hardworking student with a strong ambition to do well. His capabilities meant he was able to take two exams a year early – Maths and English Language – and we were thrilled when he gained A grades for both. This year he had done just as well with a spread of A*, A and B grades giving him a total of 11 GCSEs overall, a strong foundation for his AS studies.
“I’m very pleased and had a great time at Regent Independent College. My studies were good. Overall it was a great experience.”
Dilini Paul came from Heathfield School in order to retake some of the core GCSE subjects. She had obtained grades of DD for Science and Additional Science whilst there and a B in Maths which she was very keen to improve in order to provide a strong foundation for her AS Levels. After a year of hard work her DD increased to AB and her B in Maths to an A.
“I’m happy with my results. Regent Independent College has taught me a lot including how to revise.”
“I’m very happy with my results; I could never have expected to get very good grades in English. I’ve improved in my studies greatly.”
Ibrahim Rabie came to Regent Independent College to retake his GCSEs. He had been studying at Onslow St Audreys previously but received grades of mostly Fs and Gs with which he was very disappointed. He therefore looked for somewhere that could offer a completely different type of school environment. Clearly this worked for him as his grades shot up this summer.
“I’m pleased with the grades I’ve ended up with. Regent Independent College was a nice college to attend every day.”