Despite a falling national picture, students at Chepstow continue to excel and achieve impressive A level results with 100% of students achieving their university placements and 84% of students achieving an A or A* in Advanced Skills Challenge.
Particularly successes this year include:
Thomas Henley who achieved 4A*s will initially take a gap year and then pursue a degree in Mathematics at the University of Warwick.
Madeleine Smith achieved 3A*s and 1A has been accepted at Cambridge University to study Modern and Medieval Languages.
Emily Power achieved 3A* and is going to Cardiff University to study Spanish.
Georgia Shirley who achieved 2A* and 2As is pursuing a career in Veterinary Science and will attend The Royal Veterinary College of London.
Ben Ferns obtained 2A*s and 1A and is going to Loughborough to study Sports and Exercise Science.
Neil Stevenson achieved 2A*, 1A, 1B and 1C and is going to pursue Civil Engineering at Loughborough University.
Beatrice Thomas obtained 2A*, 1A and will attend UWE to study Child Nursing
Abigail Cass 1A*, 3As is taking a gap year but intends to take up a place at UWE to study Law.
Hayley Dorel 1A*, 2As and 1B is also taking a gap year but will pursue a career in Veterinary Science at Liverpool in 2024.
Headteacher Kelly Waythe said: “I am so very proud and pleased with the fantastic achievements of a truly remarkable group of young people. They have shown real commitment to their learning and throughout the last two years have embodied our Chepstow School values of positivity, curiosity, ambition, equity and perseverance. I wish all our students the very best of luck with the next chapter of their lives. A huge thank you also to our dedicated staff, parents, carers and governors who have supported our learners so well throughout their time at Chepstow School.’
Keith Dunn, OBE, recently appointed Chair of Governors said ‘On behalf of the Governing Body as a whole, I want to congratulate all our young learners on their results today. As ever, the inspiring learning experiences here at Chepstow School are reflected in our young people’s outstanding performances.’
He added ‘I must record and thank the dedication of all the staff here at Chepstow School and the parents who have collectively provided the support, belief and guidance to our young people. We wish them all the very best for the next chapter of their lives.’