Pupils at St. Clare’s School, in Porthcawl celebrate another brilliant set of
A Level results and university offers
Sixth Form students from St Clare’s School are celebrating another year of excellent A Level results that trump the national picture.
A superb 65% of grades were A*/B compared to 51% nationally while 40% of grades were A*/A compared to 25% nationally. 21% of students achieved AAB or higher in at least two facilitating subjects.
Straight A students were Tim Pottage, Sam Chumley, Grace Parker and Sherif Hassn who have confirmed places at top university destinations. Tim, a Senior Prefect, achieved an A* in Maths, an A* in Further Maths and an A in Physics and has accepted a place at Oxford University to read Engineering Science. Head Boy, Sam, achieved an A* in Biology, and an A in Chemistry and Maths and will read Medicine at Cardiff University. Sherif, a Senior Prefect, achieved an A in Maths, Physics and Chemistry and has accepted a place at Leeds University to read Aeronautical & Aerospace Engineering. Grace achieved an A* in Graphics and an A in History and English Literature and has accepted a place at Exeter to read English Literature.
Helen Hier, Head of St Clare’s School, said, “We are immensely proud of our students’ achievements and it is a pleasure to celebrate with them today after all their hard work. We are delighted that so many students have secured places at their first-choice universities, to read competitive subjects such as Medicine, Engineering, Pharmacy and Accounting. We wish them every success in their continued studies and future careers.”
The 2019 A Level grades build on the excellent results seen in previous years. This year, 40% of grades were at A*-A, 65% at A*/B and 89% of grades were at A*-C.
The majority of St Clare’s students gained a place to study at their first-choice university, including top leaver destinations, Oxford, Exeter and Cardiff.