Each year, Oakwood Park Grammar School has a high proportion of students moving on to ‘Russell Group’ universities. From the cohort of 2021, 55% of students progressing on to university, joined top universities with an average entry requirement of AAA. The students with the very highest marks joined, Oxford, University College London, Edinburgh, Durham and Warwick, which rank in the top five UK universities.
55% of students who have moved on to university are studying at a Russell Group or Top Twenty university. These include
5% of students are studying creative courses and the subject areas include
Employment and Gap Year
29% of students moved onto employment or are taking a gap year, including
OPGS instigated the setting up of a Sixth Form Careers Fair, supported by two local members of parliament. This is held at Maidstone Leisure Centre and involves major international companies. We continue to maintain links with top engineering companies and The Chartered Institute of Insurers run networking events for OPGS students to enable them to use digital communication to increase their social capital in a competitive market.
OPGS students are sought after. They aim high and, due to their excellent results and enriched Sixth Form life, are attractive candidates for the most competitive universities and ‘blue chip’ companies.