Queen Elizabeth’s School in Wimborne says sixth form students and staff are delighted to have achieved another set of excellent results this year.
A record year with 34% of students gaining A*-A, over half of all students gaining A*-B grades, 75% at A*-C, with an overall pass rate of 98%.
There were some outstanding areas of achievement including Modern Foreign Languages, English Literature, Biology, History, Graphics and Law.
In the school’s wide range of vocational qualifications, the number of students achieving a Distinction or Distinction* (equivalent to a grade A/A* at A level) rose to 70% of all entries with results across all vocational subjects being excellent.
Although many students achieved outstandingly, some examples of great performance in terms of top grades in 2014 were the following:
- Antonia Gruhn – A*, A*, A, A
- Christopher Rimmer – A*, A*, A
- Laura Dawson – A*, A, A
- Bryony Hughes – A, A, A
- Elizabeth Russell – A, A, A
- Rosie Pittwood – A, A, A
- Mollie Stanfield – A, A, A
- Benjamin Humby – Triple Distinction *
- Jodi Minney – Triple Distinction *
- Courtney Lowman – Triple Distinction *
Headteacher Martin McLeman commented: “I am delighted for our students.
They have worked incredibly hard, and have been well supported by their families and teachers.
We are a fully comprehensive Sixth Form offering a range of opportunity to students of all abilities, and we are very pleased to see their efforts paying off with great results and further increases in the number of students being accepted into Russell Group universities. It has been a very exciting year, and I am thrilled with the results.”