Queen Elizabeth’s School Sixth Form students and staff are delighted to have achieved another set of excellent results this year. A record year with 37% of students gaining A*-A, over half of all students gaining A*-B grades, 70% at A*-C, with an overall pass rate of 97%. There were some outstanding areas of achievement including English, Further Maths, Philosophy and Ethics, French, Art, Drama and all vocational subjects.
In the school’s wide range of vocational qualifications, the number of students achieving a distinction or distinction* (equivalent to a grade A/A* at A level) rose to 75% of all entries with results across all vocational subjects being excellent.
Although many students achieved extremely well and the school is proud of them all, some examples of outstanding performance in terms of top grades in 2015 were the following:
Rebecca Beeson – A* A* A A
Laura Baron – A* A* A
Harriet Thomas – A* A* A
Daisy Sax – A* A A
Louis Wallworth – Quadruple Distinction*
Fay Carpenter – Triple Distinction *
Sarah Griffiths – Triple Distinction *
Harry Keal – Triple Distinction *
Samuel Stroud – Triple Distinction *
Headteacher Martin McLeman commented: “I am delighted for our students. They have worked incredibly hard, and have been well supported by their families and teachers. We are a fully comprehensive Sixth Form offering a range of opportunity to students of all abilities, and we are very pleased to see their efforts paying off with great results and further increases in the number of students being accepted into Russell Group universities. It has been another very exciting year, and I am thrilled with the results.”