Chestnut Grove Academy
45 Chestnut Grove
Balham, London SW12 8JZ
T: 020 8673 8737

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Chestnut Grove students achieve excellent examination results as demonstrated by a rising trend in performance and academic attainment that consistently exceeds national averages. Engaging teaching and learning is at the heart of Chestnut Grove. The Academy is proud of its inclusive approach in which students of all abilities are supported in order to meet their potential.

Staff and students at Chestnut Grove Academy are celebrating another year of fantastic examination results at both Key Stage 4 and 5.

Year 11

Celebrating fantastic GCSE results with the class of 2023

Congratulations to our wonderful Year 11 students on their outstanding GCSE results! (2023)

We are delighted to be celebrating remarkable achievements with our Year 11 students. A huge thank you to staff and families for your care, commitment and resilience throughout.

We are immensely proud of the perseverance, determination and resilience they showed. Their results are testament to the hard work from our students and staff. What an incredible community of students, teachers and families we have!


We celebrate the following results:

90% of pupils gained at least a standard pass (grade 4) in English
86% of pupils gained at least a standard pass (grade 4) in Maths
83% of pupils gained at least a standard pass (grade 4) in English and maths
69% of pupils gained at least a strong pass (grade 5) in English and maths
39% were graded 7 or above (National average 22%)
25% were graded 8 or above (National average 12%)
Attainment 8 score 58
EBacc 42% Strong Pass
EBacc 55% Standard Pass

Special congratulations to some of our high achievers:

Jake Brookes - 9 grade 9's, 1 grade 8, 1 grade 7
Tomaz Geddes Almeida - 10 grade 9's, 1 grade 7
Josie Hallett - 7 grade 9's, 1 grade 8
Farah Kennedy - 10 grade 9's, 2 grade 8's
Felix Papa - 9 grade 9's, 1 grade 7, 1 grade 6
Sayf Khan - 6 grade 9's, 3 grade 8's, 1 grade 6
Nathan Fairbrother-Davis - 7 grade 9's, 4 grade 8's
Jasper Rowles - 5 grade 9's, 1 grade 7, 1 grade 6
Lottie Kelly - 4 grade 9's, 4 grade 8's, 2 grade 7, 1 grade 6
Burhan Munir - 6 grade 9's, 4 grade 8's, 2 grade 7's, 1 grade 6

Parent Experience:

"Tears of overwhelm and joy in our household! Shows how much stress the students carry. Chestnut Grove has done an amazing job for this year that was so impacted by Covid."

Outstanding A level results at Chestnut Grove Academy

Many congratulations to all our students who received their A level results this morning.

There have been some truly remarkable outcomes and our students have shown themselves yet again at their resilient best.  Notable achievements include Head Student Joe Szemalikowski who met his offer to read History and Politics at Wadham College, University of Oxford and Tilly Sheldon-Ralls who met her offer to read History at St Catharine’s College, University of Cambridge.  In addition, Amman Malik achieved his ambition to study Medicine at Anglia Ruskin University by also meeting his offer.

Of course, students from Chestnut Grove Academy applied to a wide variety of universities and the smiles on their faces this morning on finding out that they had gained entry into their preferred courses and institutions was wonderful to see. 

From the Russell Group of universities to Art Colleges, and from apprenticeship providers to employment opportunities of all kinds, the students have shown their determination to progress onto the pathways of their choice.  Whether entering higher education or further training, taking up an apprenticeship or joining the workforce, we wish all our students the very best of luck as they take their next steps beyond school. 

We are immensely PROUD of you all.

Summer 2023: A level (provisional) results for Chestnut Grove

A*-A = 21%
A*-B = 48%
A*-C = 75%
A*-E = 98%