Wells Blue School A-level results

August 30 2017
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SIXTH-FORM students at The Blue School continue to excel with another year of fantastic and life-changing A-level results.

A remarkable 45% of all A-level grades were achieved at A* or A which is up another 7% on last year. 84% of all A-level grades were achieved at A* to C. The average grade achieved in all A-levels is equivalent to a B.

The average grade in BTEC subjects is one point off the equivalent of an A. BTEC students held on to the amazing record of exceptional performance with over 76% of all BTEC grades achieved at Distinction or higher. BTEC Sport students recorded stunning results with almost all students attaining the equivalent of three Distinction* grades.

Headteacher Steve Jackson said: “The performance of all students at The Blue School never ceases to amaze me. During my time as headteacher I have witnessed many outstanding results and personal achievements and it is wonderful to see this year is no exception.

“On behalf of the school I should like to congratulate all of our students on these achievements and acknowledge the huge support provided by parents and carers.

“My sincere thanks and admiration go to all staff at the school, without whom these astonishing outcomes would not be possible.”

Among the many individual high performances in Year 13 A-levels were: Ken Thie 4A*, James Bradley 3A* 1A, Ollie Main 3A* 1A, Imogen Howard-Reynolds 3A*, Lucy King 3A*, Kitty Grange 2A* 2A, Emma Millar 2A* 1A 1B, Phoebe Chinn 2A* 1A, Imi Read 2A* 1A, Katie Sinclair 2A* 1A.

Ninety one per cent of the Year 12 students who took A-level maths early achieved A*/A. 87% of the Year 11 students who took AS-level maths early achieved the top grade of an A.

The following students attained at least four A grades at AS-level: Eesa Ali, Oscar Evans, Luke Moule, Louis Newstead, Ethan Shepherd and Rebecca Taylor.

The Blue School said it was once again pleased to applaud all students on achieving such excellent results and, with their next steps secured, wished them all the very best for the future.