We are very proud of the achievements of our young people, and today celebrated all the students’ successes. They have worked very hard to achieve these results.
We are delighted with many of the results. Our 2011 highest flyers are Louise Willimas who achieved 9A*’s, 1A and an A at AS level. Dan Grist achieved 7A*’s and 3 A’s.
Other high achievers are Sam Jackson who achieved 5A*s, 4 A’s and an A at AS. Susie McLaren who achieved 5A*’s, 5 A’s 1 B and a C. Olivia Marshall achieved 5A*s and 4 A’s and a B, and an A at AS. Ivy Plato achieved 4A*s, 6 A’s and a B.
They, like many others, have not just pursued academic excellence, but have also got fully involved in all our extra curricular activities, such as Drama and music productions, Ten Tors, Duke of Edinburgh and Sport – essential elements in what we call the Skills for Success.
Marilyn Griffiths, Year Team Leader for year 11 commented on how proud she was of the achievements of the year group.
Richard Newton Chance, Principal commented that he was delighted with the individual success stories and celebrated the achievements of the students. “Our results show that students at QECC receive a broad and well balanced education, with consistently good results across a range of subjects and qualifications. We are particularly pleased that the college provides such an excellent education in the Arts and Sports and such a wide range of enrichment activities”.
We are particularly pleased with the progress all our students have made. Over 99% of our students have left year 11 with a qualification that will help them go on to lead happy and successful lives.
We are once again celebrating the achievements of our young people today, as the results of the year’s ‘A’ levels are published. Results overall are up on last year with a pass rate of 99.2%, 82% of which were at C or above with 19% at A or A*.
With the pressure on university places high we are delighted that the results announced today will allow the vast majority of our students to go to the University of their first choice.
Principal, Richard Newton Chance said “We are delighted by the achievement of all our students, especially as so many of them have made such good progress from their GCSE’s. One of the things we are most proud of over the last three years has been our excellent ‘value added’ score, that measures their progress from GCSE. All our early indications and analysis of results looks like this trend is set to continue, which is excellent news. It means that many students have achieved results that expand their opportunities, in an increasingly difficult climate”.
There are always some students whose spectacular performance deserves special mention. Emily Lane, achieved two A* and an A in English Literature, Geography and French. Mikey Langdon-Davies, Charlotte Beer and Elouise Noon all achieved two A’s and an A*. Mikey studied Maths, Further Maths and Physics. Charlotte achieved her results in Law, PE and Geography and Elouise Noon studied English, Food Technology and Geography. These are outstanding results and have given all of them the springboard they needed to move on to the next stage of their education, for example Elouise is moving on to Exeter University to study Geography, and Charlotte is going to Bristol to study Geography. Special mention must go to Mark Brooks, who has achieved among the top 5% in BTEC ICT at Level 3.
Last updated: 01 September 2011