Outstanding A-level results for Cirencester Sixth Form College
9:05am Thursday 15th August 2013 in News
CIRENCESTER Sixth Form College has celebrated another year of outstanding A-level results.
For the ninth year running students have achieved over a 99% pass rate, reflecting the hard work and dedication of the students.
Yet again, over 50% of student entries gained grade A* to B grades and 39 subjects achieved 100% pass rates. Seven exceptionally high achieving students gained 3 grade A*s or more at A-level.
Delighted principal Kim Clifford said: “Once again, I would like to congratulate our fantastic students and recognise the inspirational and supportive teaching from our staff. It is so rewarding to see so many young people realising their potential and going off, well equipped for the next exciting stage of their lives.”
The vocational BTEC courses also had major success with nearly 90 students gaining triple distinctions and above. Nearly 30 of these vocational students gained triple distinction stars which is the equivalent to gaining three A*s at A-level.
Kim added: “Thanks to these results, which include an amazing 100 A* grades at A-level, our students are gaining places on highly competitive courses at top universities including Oxford, Cambridge, Durham and Bristol amongst others. Other students have achieved immediate entry to prestigious careers, many are joining our extensive apprenticeship programmes.”
Individual success for students from the Cirencester area who have excelled include:
- Jack Stuart (ex Sir William Romney) A*A*A
- Catherine Fielden (ex Cirencester Deer Park) A*A (AA
- Michael Cannon (ex Cirencester Deer Park) A*A*AAA
- Laura Hobson (ex Cirencester Deer Park) A*A*AB
- Ellie Patten (ex Cirencester Deer Park) A*AAA
- Ruth-Anne Hurst (ex Sir William Romney) A*AAB
- Tamsin Hilliker (ex Sir William Romney) A*AAB
- Ellie Pattison-Sharp (ex Cirencester Deer Park)AAAB
- Emily Tonks (ex Cirencester Deer Park) A*ABB
- Alex Kane (ex Cirencester Deer Park) AAA
- James Insch (ex Cirencester Deer Park) A*A*CC
- Lois Donohoe (ex Farmors) A*AB
- Olivia Merrill (ex Cirencester Deer Park) A*ABC
- Katherine Mackenzie (Cirencester Kingshill) A*AB
- Alana Carpenter (Rendcomb College) AAA