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Gryphon students celebrate fantastic A level results!

The Gryphon School is celebrating another outstanding set of A Level and BTEC results. There were 138 grades at A*/A, and 25 students achieved grades AAB or better.

In addition, 27 students completed the popular Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) this year, in which 21 (78%) achieved A*/A. This qualification is greatly valued by universities as an ideal preparation for higher education. This year’s impressive cohort sees three students heading off to the University of Oxford, and five students going on to study medicine.

Students Ike Williams (A*, A, A) and Dora Solloway (A*, A*, A), are using their fantastic A level results to go on to study Biology at Wadham College, Oxford – making up 2 of their intake of just 5 biologists! As usual there were many other outstanding individual performances:

Ella S achieved A*, A*, A*, and an A* in her EPQ and will be studying Medicine at Oxford

Stuart M achieved A*, A*, A* and will go on to study Medicine at Exeter

Scott S achieved A*, A*, A, A and will study Maths at the University of Warwick

Lana D achieved A*, A*, A and will be going on to study Psychology at Bristol University

Hassan N achieved A*, A, A and an A* in his EPQ and will study Medicine at Sheffield

Caspar B achieved A*, A, A and will be taking a gap year

Charlie B achieved A*, A, B and an A* in his EPQ and will study Automotive Engineering at Loughborough

Arianne L achieved A*, A, B and an A* in her EPQ and is taking a gap year

 

Headteacher Nicki Edwards said “This was an incredibly demanding year for our Year 13 students as they were faced with the new style exams and all the uncertainty that surrounded the changed system.  We are very proud of each student and what they have achieved as they now take their next steps – whether that is to university, apprenticeships, jobs or gap years.”

Paul O’Donnell, Head of Sixth Form said “We are delighted with this year’s results – the vast majority of students have gained places at their first choice university. They, and the rest of the students deserve every credit for their hard work and commitment and I have no doubt will go onto excel in whichever path suits them”.

 

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