A level results summer 2015
Pupils and staff at St Bede's were celebrating after the release of another set of excellent A level results. With over half (54%) of the A2 exams graded A*, A or B, most students will be heading off to their first choice university this autumn. The school maintained its reputation for academic excellence, with 82% achieving A*-C grades. The overall pass rate was 99.2%.
Among many notable individual achievements, three students scored an A* in all their subjects (Amy Dronfield, Luke Glover and Lydia Parker), one student scored 3A*s and an A (Matthew Bruce), four students gained 2 A*s and 2 As (Christopher Alden, Alex Gerhold, Timothy Greaves, Emily Hall) and six others score A* or A grades in all their subject entries (Edward Beaver, Robert Atkinson and Cameron Wallis, Grace Kelsey, Holly Tyte and Olga White).
The high fliers will be heading off to prestigious universities around the country, including Amy Dronfield (who will be reading Veterinary Science at Bristol), Luke Glover (Medicine at Cambridge), Lydia Parker (Medicine at Oxford), Edward Beaver (Law at Oxford), Alex Gerhold (Geography at Cambridge), Cameron Wallis (English at Cambridge), Olga White (Medicine at Sheffield) and Holly Tyte (Medicine at St George's in Tooting).
Those taking Maths and the Sciences did very well in 2015, along with impressive subject scores in Art, Economics, English Literature, Geography, History, Photography and Sociology.
The school was also delighted with the results of the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ), an award that allows individuals to undertake a detailed research project in an area of interest. Topics were varied and included, "Prescribing Statins to Over 50s?, "The Performance of Artificial Limbs?, "The Producing of Paracetamol? and "First World War Literature?.
For full A level results, please click here.
Please see students' destinations to find out where they progressed to in higher education.