PICTURES: ‘Superb’ A-level results achieved at Churchill Academy

PUBLISHED: 12:56 15 August 2019 | UPDATED: 14:54 15 August 2019

Headteacher Chris Hildrew, Rachel Bowman and Alice Vaughn.Picture: Churchill Academy

Headteacher Chris Hildrew, Rachel Bowman and Alice Vaughn.Picture: Churchill Academy

Churchill Academy

Students were bursting with joy and overwhelmed with relief when they received their A-level results this morning (Thursday).

Churchill Academy A Level results.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONChurchill Academy A Level results. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Churchill Academy and Sixth Form revealed a fifth of students achieved A*-A grades, while nearly half of those taking A-level exams gained A*-B.

The academy also reported a more than 99 per cent pass rate for A-level results this year.

Student Alice Vaughn won a place at Oxford University to study psychology.

She said: "I'm in shock, I didn't expect to get these results.

George Skeen (A*,2A) and Shoji Leach (3A) at Churchill Academy.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONGeorge Skeen (A*,2A) and Shoji Leach (3A) at Churchill Academy. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

"Now we've got the security, we can start to plan our lives at university."

Liby Bansey, Charlotte Carpenter and Issy McDonald at Churchill Academy.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONLiby Bansey, Charlotte Carpenter and Issy McDonald at Churchill Academy. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Alice achieved an A* in psychology, biology and an A in chemistry.

Another dedicated student, Callum Leishman, achieved A grades in maths, physics and economics.

He said "I've always wanted to be an engineer, and I went to various open days and took on a lot of work placements to secure my place at Southampton University.

Callum Leishman, Alex Price and George Skeen achieved A grades accross the board in their A-level exams.Callum Leishman, Alex Price and George Skeen achieved A grades accross the board in their A-level exams.

"I can't wait to meet people there and become more independent."

Libby Bamsey, Rachel Bowman, Alice Vaughn and Isabel Macdonald.Libby Bamsey, Rachel Bowman, Alice Vaughn and Isabel Macdonald.

Headteacher at the academy, Chris Hildrew, said: "This is an excellent set of results, which have given the class of 2019 a superb launch-pad for so many exciting futures.

Anouska Long, Molly Sprouting, Libby Scott and Tara Harding at Churchill Academy.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONAnouska Long, Molly Sprouting, Libby Scott and Tara Harding at Churchill Academy. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

"I am particularly proud of the teamwork from staff and students which has led to this success, which is the result of consistent, hard work and effort over time.

Rachel Bowman and Alice Vaughn achieved A*-B grades in their A-level exams.Rachel Bowman and Alice Vaughn achieved A*-B grades in their A-level exams.

"This set of results is confirmation of the commitment that Churchill has to offer a broad range of subjects at A-level, including creative and academic options, so that students can choose the combination which is right for them.

"I wish our students every success as they take their next steps beyond Churchill."

Benedict Pearce achieved A-C grades in his A-level exams.Benedict Pearce achieved A-C grades in his A-level exams.


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