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Record Results for QE Students!

Date Posted: 11/09/2018 | Posted In: Latest news

Students and staff at QE are celebrating record A Level results.  Against the backdrop of a small fall in the national pass rate at A Level, this year students have achieved an astonishing 99.7%, the highest in the college’s history, with a high grade rate (A*, A, B) of 54%.. 26 students attained 4 A*/A grades with a further 48 students being awarded 3 A*/As; an incredible achievement.

Some exceptional individual performances underline the college’s success and that of its students.Richard Kirkham from Richmond secured 4 A* in Maths, Further Maths, Chemistry and Physics and is off to study Physics at Corpus Christi  College in Oxford.  Jessica Hindle from Darlington achieved A grades in English Literature, French and Spanish and an A* in the Extended Project and will be going to Hertford College Oxford to study Japanese. Joseph Momaghan from Leyburn achieved A*s in History , Maths and Physics and an A* in Further Maths,  He will head to Durham in the autumn to study Physics. Thomas Horniman from Hurworth will study Law at St John’s College, Cambridge having gained A* graes in Geography and the Extended Project and A grades in Law and Maths. Jessica Pearse from Ingleton, meanwhile, is looking forward to studying Psychology and Nutrition at Newcastle University, having gained 3 As in Psychology, Biology and PE and an A* in the Extended Project.

Principal, Tim Fisher, comments: “Year on year students from across the region come to QE and achieve amazing things.  Their success is testament to their hard work and ambition and to support they receive from staff at the college. Each one of them can now look forward to a bright and exciting future and we wish them all the very best.”