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SIXTH FORM STUDENTS CELEBRATE EXAM SUCCESS AT TRUST SECONDARY SCHOOLS

Students and staff across Greenshaw Learning Trust are celebrating some very strong A Level and Applied results.

Many students have secured outstanding grades and are going on to a range of universities, colleges and apprenticeships.  In many subjects value added is once again strongly positive, indicating that in the Trust sixth forms students make exceptional progress from GCSE to A Level and Applied qualifications.

 

Mike Cooper, Chair of the Trust said: “We are very proud of the achievements of all our students.  Together with the staff, they have worked very hard and I would like to offer my warmest congratulations.  The schools in the Trust offer some of the very best practice, it is by combining our efforts that results such as these can be achieved.”

At Greenshaw High School, students achieved another excellent set of A level results this year, with 28% of grades at A*/A, 54% of the grades A*/B and 79% A*- C.  The number of A*’s in 2017 are almost double the number from 2016.  There were some exceptional individual achievements. Two students achieved straight A* grades with Head Boy, Joseph Cullen, achieving his in Mathematics, Physics and Further Mathematics, and Chloe Moat achieving hers in Art, Photography and Fashion.  Sam Newcome and Amelia Nakimuli studied 4 A level subjects and achieved A*A*AA and A*AAA respectively. Sam has an offer from Bath to study Mathematics and Amelia will take up her place at Imperial College London to study Biomedical Engineering.  Healthcare remained a popular choice with Samantha Mills (ABB), Mohammed Rehman (A*AA), Megan Jegardson (AAA) and Gloria Boayke (A*AA) given places on competitive medicine courses and Sophia Henlon (A*AA) will be studying Physiotherapy.

The continued resurgence of Brakenhale School has been confirmed by the most recent A-Level and BTEC results. In every single measure, there has been an increase in attainment and progress on previous years.  The percentage of grades at A*-B was 59%, an increase of 16% over the last two years.  The percentage of grades at A*-C was at 87%, an increase of 27% over the last two years.  Notable successes include: Georgina Carter Art A*, English Lit. A, Music B; Lewis Clothier Maths A, Physical Education B, Further Maths C; Aisha McAllister Criminology D*, Law D*, Business D*; Rebecca Jones Photography A, Criminology D*, Law D*, Media D*; Laura Maryon Music A, Maths B, English Lit. B, Drama B; Angila Sapkota Business D*, Media D*, Law D*, Criminology D* and Basokazi Mtimkulu: Media D*, Business D*, ICT D*.

At Edenham High School, the following subjects achieved a 100% pass rate: Business Studies, Economics, English, Media, History, Sociology and all the BTEC subjects.  Many students secured their first-choice university, top student, Shoaib Khan achieved 3 A’s and 1B in Biology, Maths, Chemistry and Physics, respectively. Elise Brice achieved two Bs in Psychology, Sociology and a C in History.  Morgan Cue achieved an A in Business Studies, B in Geography and C in Media. Students will be taking up courses at Exeter, Queen Mary University, University of Kent, Bath, Portsmouth University, Northampton University, Canterbury, Oxford Brookes and Liverpool to read Bio-chemistry, Economics, Law, Psychology, Forensic Science and Teaching to name a few.