STUDENTS and staff at Felpham Community College are celebrating after notching up record A level exam results.
The overall A level pass rate was an impressive 99 per cent, with nearly half of all students (48 per cent) achieving grades of A*, A or B.
It is the sixth year running that the school’s results have improved, reflecting the ongoing hard work of students supported by excellent teaching and supportive governors.
Many students at Felpham achieved fantastic grades and amongst the most exceptional were Isobel White, Joshua Blackman, James Bradley, Elizabeth Corrigan and Kirsty Lauder.
Isobel achieved three A grades in Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics and is hoping to study medicine at university. Joshua secured his place to read English at Southampton University after receiving an A* in English Literature and Language, A in History, B in Psychology and B in General Studies.
James will be attending Sheffield University to read Biology after gaining an A* in Biology, A in English Language, A in Mathematics and B in General Studies. Elizabeth will be heading off to university to study Law with A Level results of an A in English Language, A in Law and B in Mathematics.
Kirsty is on her way to Sussex University to read Psychology with results of A in English Language, A in Media, film and TV, B in Psychology and B in General Studies.
The level three BTEC results were also announced today at Felpham, with outstanding results from Hannah Phillips and Amina Miah.
Hannah achieved two distinctions in BTEC Health and Social Care and a distinction in BTEC Public Services. She will continue her studies at Bradford University in Nursing. Amina received a double distinction award in BTEC Health and Social Care and a merit in Business Studies, securing her place at Chichester University to read Early Childhood Studies.
Julie Grindel, Assistant Headteacher at Felpham Community College commented: “We are delighted with the results our students have achieved. The results reflect the success across all subject areas and the upward trend continues for yet another year. Congratulations to all of our A level students.”
Mark Anstiss, Headteacher at Felpham Community College added: “This is a fantastic day for the college as a whole. The students have worked incredibly hard to achieve their results and I would like to wish all of them every success for the future.”