King’s Ely students excel as A Level results are revealed
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King’s Ely Sixth Form students have received outstanding results this year in their A Levels.
43 per cent of all A2 grades achieved were A* or A, 72 per cent were graded A*- B, 84 per cent were graded A*-C, whilst just one grade prevented 100 per cent of all students achieving A*-E.
Fifteen students achieved at least three passes at A or A*, with Phoebe Ryan one student to achieve top grades.
She said: “I got three A*s and I’m now off to drink some champagne!” Phoebe is to head to Cambridge University to read theology, philosophy and religion at Murray Edwards College.
Hongye Guo will also be joining her at Cambridge after she achieved three A* grades and an A. She will go onto study natural sciences at Queen’s College.
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James Mitchell will also take his place at Girton College, Cambridge after obtaining one A* and two A grades.
“I’m very pleased,” he said. “I’m heading up to Manchester for a gap year and then I’ll be reading music at Cambridge.”
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Rosamond Van Wingerden, who achieved two A* grades and one A grade, will head to the USA to study at Princeton University.
Sue Freestone, principal of King’s Ely, said: “Every August I find myself humbled by the achievements of our students.
“I pay tribute to teachers and parents for the support they have provided.
“And to students for the commitment and tenacity with which they meet the challenges of A level whilst finding time to make such telling contributions to their communities.”
Jane Thomas, vice principal academic, added: “A Level success requires hard work and dedication and we are delighted with the achievements of all of our Year 13 pupils.”