PRESS RELEASE FROM CHEPSTOW SCHOOL 18/08/16 A LEVEL RESULTS
INSPIRING LEARNING – FANTASTIC RESULTS ONCE AGAIN
Chepstow School 6th form students achieve superb A-level results once again!
99% of grades were at A*-E, and particularly outstanding was that 36% achieved A*-A.
61% of our BTEC qualifications were at grades D or D*.
We are very proud of all of our students, but some particularly noteworthy achievements include:
Head Student, Merrick Stanley, achieved A*A*A and is heading to Bath University to study Aerospace Engineering.
Emma Ford achieved 1 A* and 3 A grades and is busy preparing an application to medical school to follow a planned gap year.
Charlotte Tregaskes achieved 1A* and 2 A grades, and will head to Cardiff University to study Education and Social Policy.
Clara Zorab, our Deputy Head Girl, achieved 3 A grades and will attend Exeter University to study Modern Languages.
Eleri Williams, our Head Girl, achieved ABB and will go on to study Veterinary Medicine at Bristol University.
We are also thrilled for Alviya Khan, who has earned a place at UWE, following in her siblings' footsteps, to read Law, with a phenomenal 4 D* grades from her BTEC courses, rendering her one of our highest UCAS points scorers!
Students have found equal success securing apprenticeships and traineeships, including Scott Williams, Tom Watts and Kieron Fenton.
Melanie Thomas, Head of 6th Form, said:
“These are, once again, a superb set of results. I am really proud of the hard work and dedication shown by our students and staff, which has led to some superlative achievements. Our students have secured fantastic university and apprenticeship placements, in addition to those who have already commenced employment, and we cannot praise their diligence enough. We look forward to hearing about the undoubtedly bright futures they have ahead of them. Well done to all.”
Craig Bridgeman, Chair of Governors, said:
“I am proud that our young people are able to enter the next stage of their lives fully equipped with all the skills they need to succeed. As ever, the inspiring learning experiences at Chepstow School are reflected in our students' outstanding performances. Once again, our School shows further improvement and an inspirational platform for the success of our young learners. I am really looking forward to next week’s GCSE results and the new school year as we welcome our new students. A huge well done to our students and staff on behalf of the Governors.”