St Clare’s Sixth Form celebrate another brilliant set of A Level results

Sixth Form boys and girls celebrate their A-Level results

St Clare’s Sixth Form celebrate A Level results and university offers

Sixth Form students from St Clare’s near Porthcawl are celebrating another year of excellent A Level results that trump the national picture.

A superb 65% of grades were A*/B compared to 51% nationally while 40% of grades were A*/A compared to 25.2%.  21% of students achieved AAB or higher in at least two facilitating subjects.

Straight A students

Straight A students were Tim Pottage, Sam Chumley, Grace Parker and Sherif Hassn who have confirmed places at top university destinations. Tim, a Senior Prefect, achieved an A* in Maths, an A* in Further Maths and an A in Physics and has accepted a place at Oxford University to read Engineering Science. Head Boy, Sam, achieved an A* in Biology, and an A in Chemistry and Maths and will read Medicine at Cardiff University. Sherif, a Senior Prefect, achieved an A in Maths, Physics and Chemistry and has accepted a place at Leeds University to read Aeronautical & Aerospace Engineering. Grace achieved an A* in Graphics and an A in History and English Literature and has accepted a place at Exeter to read English Literature.

Helen Hier, Head of St Clare’s School, said, “We are immensely proud of our students’ achievements and it is a pleasure to celebrate with them today after all their hard work. We are delighted that so many students have secured places at their first-choice universities, to read competitive subjects such as Medicine, Engineering, Pharmacy and Accounting. We wish them every success in their continued studies and future careers.”

Building on previous years results

The 2019 A Level grades build on the excellent results seen in previous years. This year, 40% of grades were at A*-A, 65% at A*/B and 89% of grades were at A*-C.

The majority of St Clare’s students gained a place to study at their first-choice university, including top leaver destinations, Oxford, Exeter and Cardiff.


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