A Level Success at St Neots Sixth Form Centre 2018
Students studying at St Neots Sixth Form Centre have produced an impressive set of A Level and Vocational results, with a significant number of outstanding individual performances.
Headteacher, Martin Paine, was delighted with an overall pass rate of 98% with 45% of all grades at A*-B and 74% at A*-C which is an improvement on last year’s grades. A number of subject areas had performed significantly above average outcomes, including Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Government & Politics, PE, Law, Physics, Film Studies, History and Geography.
Strong results were also a feature of Vocational subjects which achieved a 95% pass rate with 43% of all grades being Distinction*/Distinction, the highest possible grades. Business Studies was a particular highlight with almost 90% of students achieving D*/D. Eleven of the twelve subjects offered achieved a 100% pass rate which included some very pleasing success stories at our learning partners St Neots Town Football Academy and Stageworks Performing Arts School.
Outstanding individual success was enjoyed by Melissa Quail who achieved an astounding 6 A*s in Maths, Further Maths, Additional Maths, Physics, Chemistry and Computing. This is the highest number of A*s in the Sixth Form’s history and as a result Melissa will be reading Mathematics at Trinity College, Cambridge.
Excellent results were also achieved by Joe Parr (4A*s in Maths, Further Maths, Physics and Chemistry) who will be reading Engineering at Leeds University, Robbie Leigh (4A*s in Maths, Biology, Chemistry and Physics) Robbie will be reading Medicine at Nottingham University, Adrien Amour (3A*s in Maths, Chemistry, Physics and a grade A in Further Maths) Adrien will be reading Physics at Bristol University, Callie-Anne Glass (3A*s in Maths, Biology and Chemistry) Callie-Anne will be reading Chemistry at Nottingham University and Emily Prout (2A*s in Law and Sociology and a grade A in Psychology) who will be reading Law.
Director of Sixth Form, Mark Taylor, expressed his happiness with the results stating that, “At a time of significant changes in education, the outcomes achieved by the students are a testament to the hard work put in during the course of their studies and the time and support invested by staff and parents/carers. I am delighted by the wide range of subjects which have achieved such positive results for our students which are indicative of the opportunities available to sixth form students in the town.”