‘A’ Level Results day

Students at County Upper pick up their results

It’s D day for students as A level picked up their ‘A’ Level Results today.

At County Upper 122 students who took A-levels, 82 per cent gaining A* to C and 99.4 per cent A* to E.

Head Teacher, Vicky Neale said, “it is always rewarding to see a group of young people rightly excited about moving onto the next phase of their lives and, once again, our students have achieved what they need to do just that. They have done extremely well across the ability range and 25% of all grades are A*/A. Five students will take up places at Oxford and Cambridge this year, while three girls have secured, equally sought after, degree apprenticeships two with international computing companies and the third for engineering with BAE systems.”

Amongst the top performers at County Upper are Eddie Wilkinson with A*s in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Further Mathematics and Emma Le Poidevin with A*s in Art, French and History.

At St Benedict’s 61 students sat A-levels, with 86 per cent achieving A* to C with a 100 per cent overall pass rate. Among St Benedicts top performers were Liam Gallagher with three A*s and an A and will be starting at Imperial College London in September to study Mathematics and Computer Science and Frankie Wright and Millie Eddy with one A* and two As and two A*s and one A respectively.

Students at Thurston celebrate

At King Edward VI School,  78 per cent of all entries were graded A* to C and 98 per cent graded A* to E. Among their top performers were twins Chris, who got  As in business, economics and politics, and James Wilkinson with  A* and two As in business, economics and geography.

And Thurston Community College, 123 students sat A-levels, with 81 per cent gaining A* to C and a 99 per cent overall pass rate.