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QE students enjoy stunning A level success

Date Posted: 15/08/2019 | Posted In: Latest news

Students and staff at QE are celebrating another year of excellent A Level results. QE is one of the largest A Level centres in the country and continues to provide an exceptionally high-quality education for students from across the region. This year’s A Level pass rate is wonderful at 99.5% with a superb high grade rate (A*, A and B grades) of over 57%. In 47 subjects, the pass rate is 100%. Ben Scullion from Darlington achieved 5 A*/A grades, 29 students attained 4 A*/A grades and a further 51 students were awarded 3 A*/As; an incredible achievement.

Some exceptional individual performances underline the success of QE’s students. Jill Mitchell from Darlington achieved 4 A* grades in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Extended Project. In the Autumn, she will study Natural Sciences at Cambridge University. Robert Nolan from North Yorkshire will study Chemical Engineering at Birmingham University after gaining 4 A* grades in Chemistry, Mathematics, French and Extended Project. James Waters, also from Darlington, is going to study Physics at Manchester University after attaining 4 A* grades in Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics and Extended Project.

Hannah Hunt from Darlington achieved 3 A* grades in History, Politics and Extended Project and an A grade in English Language and will study History at Newcastle University. Anna King from Darlington enjoyed similar success with 3 A* grades in English Literature, French and Extended Project and an A grade in History. She will study English and French at Oxford University. Also studying at Oxford University will be Charlotte Robinson from Richmond whose degree will be in Earth Sciences. Charlotte achieved 3 A* grades in Geology, Maths and Extended Project and an A grade in Chemistry. Olivia Job from Thirsk is looking forward to studying History and Media at Newcastle University after achieving 3 A* grades in English Language, Media Studies and Extended Project and an A grade in History.

Principal, Tim Fisher, comments: “QE students have achieved tremendous results this summer, reflecting their talents and endeavour as well as the skill of their teachers in enabling them to succeed. They will go on to destinations in Higher Education and work with the knowledge and confidence that they have acquired and I have no doubt that they will continue to excel in their future studies and careers.”