SCHOOL NEWS: Congratulations to Holyrood’s A-Level class of 2018!
STUDENTS at Holyrood Academy in Chard have been celebrating an excellent set of A-Level results which were announced on Thursday (August 16, 2018).
Headteacher Matthew Collins said: “We are delighted with our results this year. We are particularly pleased that we have further improved on last year’s record number of A level A-A* grades with more than a third of all grades being A* - B grades.
“Students from Holyrood are progressing to some of the finest Universities to study some of the most competitive courses available and this is testament to the hard work of our students and staff.
“We also take great pride at Holyrood in providing opportunities for our students so that they develop into well rounded individuals who are well prepared for later life.”
Dave MacCormick, director of Holyrood’s Sixth Form, added: “These excellent results in all subjects, both academic and vocational, were thoroughly deserved by this group of students and are testament to their attitude and hard work over the last two years.
“I would like to thank them and our fantastic team of staff for their hard work this year. Congratulations to the class of 2018!”
Individual successes included Amy Stokes who achieved two A*s and an A and will going on to read Medicine at Exeter University.
Emily Woodcraft will also be going to read Medicine at Exeter University after reading two As and a B.
Chloe Robinson achieved an A* and two A grades and will go on to read English and History at Sheffield University, while Ian Gerry achieved three A grades and will be reading French and Hispanic Studies at Sheffield University.
William Toms achieved three A grades and will be reading Civil Engineering at Bristol University.
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