A-Level Results Day 2019: third of King’s Ely students achieve A* and A grades
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A third of students at King’s Ely achieved A* and A grades in their A-Level results.
Fourteen per cent of A Level grades this year were A*, 34 per cent of results achieved were A* or A, 58 per cent of grades were A* to B, 82 per cent were grades A* to C and 99 per cent of all students achieved A* to E grades.
Students who achieved all A* and A grades were Maria Campbell (A*, A*, A), Tobias Dunlop Brown (A*, A, A), Rebecca Garrett (A, A, A), Ella Greening (A*, A*), Felix Hawes (A*, A*, A*), Holly Lancaster (A*, A*, A), Annabel McCraith (A*, A*, A*), Jenna Richards (A*, A, A), Sam Wege (A*, A, A) and Jing Wang (A*, A*, A*).
Maria, Rebecca, Felix and Holly also took the extended project qualification, achieving A* and A grades.
Felix, who was head of school, has been a student at King's Ely for 13 years as he joined in reception. He is off to the University of Nottingham to study politics after achieving A*s in government and politics, history and religious studies.
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Felix said: "I am excited for university but I am sad to be leaving King's Ely.
"I couldn't believe it when I saw that I had achieved three A*s - I kept refreshing my computer screen."
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Rebecca Garrett, who joined King's Ely in Year 7, achieved As in chemistry, biology and maths. She is heading to the University of Leeds to study medicine after taking a gap year.
Friend Holly Lancaster, a student at King's Ely since reception and who has rowed for Great Britain, is off to the University of Newcastle to study history after achieving A*s in history and Spanish and an A in maths.
Holly said: "I'm delighted with my grades. It's been difficult juggling everything, but I did it."
King's Ely's textiles, photography and Spanish departments achieved all A* and A grades this year and the school's French, Latin, drama and classical civilisation departments achieved all A* to B grades.