North Kirklees students excel in A-Levels

North Kirklees students excel in A-Levels

HECKMONDWIKE Grammar School has congratulated its students for ‘outstanding’ A-Level results.

A total of 78 per cent of results were at grade C or better, with 70 per cent of these grades at either A*, A or B level.

Thirty students achieved three or more grade A* or A passes, while four students picked up four or more A* or A grades. The stand-out four were Sumayya Dabhad, Kyle Dai, Ethan Hall and Eleanor Joyce.

Raina D’Souza, Eleanor Matley-Waite and Sara Saloo achieved an A* grade in all of their subjects.

Headteacher Peter Roberts (pictured below right with student Caitlin McNulty-Senior) said: “These superb results reflect the hard work and dedication of our students and staff, and will enable the students to take their next steps with confidence.

“The outcomes in terms of students being placed at universities of their choice are exceptionally good this year.”

STUDENTS at St John Fisher Catholic Voluntary Academy in Dewsbury  have collected their A-level results, with the sixth form boasting an improved pass rate. 

The pass rate for students this year was 98 per cent, up from 97 per cent last year. 

Success stories included Farah Mushtaq, who achieved an A* in maths, as well as an A in biology and chemistry. 

Sixth form president Callum Orange achieved an A* in maths, an A in further maths and a B in physics. 

Sophie Gaines (pictured) was delighted to be accepted into Goldsmiths University of London to study English literature following a successful placement earlier in the year.

BATLEY Girls’ High School’s A-Level results are in the top 25 per cent nationally.

The school’s best-ever results were achieved in applied science, biology, health and social care, sport and Urdu. In biology 75 per cent of students achieved A*-B grades and 88 per cent achieved A*-C grades. In sport 100 per cent of students achieved an average grade of Distinction* and all Urdu students attained an A* or A grade.

Other outstanding results were in fine art (90 per cent A*-C), applied science (86 per cent A*-C), chemistry (83 per cent A*-C) and sociology (77 per cent A*-C).

In a statement, co-heads David Cooper and Julie Haigh said: “These results are testament to the hard work of our students, staff and the support of our families. We are so proud of our students and wish our 2019 leavers every success as they progress to exciting new opportunities.”

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