Wilmslow High celebrates A-level success

Six form students at Wilmslow High School are celebrating their A-level results today, with 6% of results being awarded A* and 56% of all A2 results at AB grades.

A 99% pass rate was achieved overall, with 30 A* grades achieved by 23 students. In addition 19 students achieving 3 A or A* grades at GCE A2 and 32 students achieved the equivalent of 3 A grades or better.

Headteacher, Mrs Gill Bremner, commented "The members of this cohort of students have made a huge contribution tot he life of this school in so many different ways.

"It is pleasing to see o many of them achieve success at the highest level academically, particularly as so many of them have done so while balancing their academic studies with significant sporting, charitable and other extra-curricular commitments.

"We know they will go on to achieve much more at university and in their careers and wish them well in the exciting challenges and opportunities that life will bring. I am sure they will join me in expressing thanks for the continuing support of their parents and the hard work and commitment provided by school staff over their years of secondary education."

Amongst the star performers were Oliver Cheal who achieved 4 A* in maths, chemistry, physics and biology.

Oliver, who is going to Cambridge University to study Natural Sciences, told me "I was hopeful but I didn't expect these results. I am happy and I'm going to relax for the next few weeks and enjoy. "

Deputy Head Boy, Michael Roe achieved 2 A* in maths and physics and an A in further maths. Michael, who plays badminton in the U19 England squad, is going to study General Engineering at Durham.

Head Girl, Anna Stubbs is delighted with her A* in biology, A in maths and A in chemistry. Anna, who is going to study medicine at Nottingham University, said "I'm really pleased it is exactly what I wanted. I feel a mixture of excitement and relief and can't wait to get started on a whole new chapter in my life."

Other impressive performances include Theo Worlsey who achieved 3 A* in maths, further maths and physics. Theo is heading to Bristol to study electrical and electronic engineering. He told me "I'm pretty chuffed and did a lot better than I expected."

Whilst Sioned Davies is going to Cardiff University to study medicine having achieved an A* in biology, A in maths and A in chemistry.

For further A-level news see our previous article Twins achieve identical A-level results.

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Bethan Phillips
Friday 16th August 2013 at 6:51 am
Well done to all students and all teachers!