Weatherhead Students Celebrate A Level Successes Breaking New Records!
Weatherhead High School celebrated excellent results for A Level students with a 42% pass rate A*-B, 72% A*-C and a 98% pass rate for all students (A*-E). A record-breaking 25 A*s were achieved, more than double the amount achieved last year.
Students have coped extremely well with the new very challenging A Level examinations and they have once again out–performed expectation and risen to the challenge. Nearly 100 students have secured places at university and many of these places are at leading Russell Group institutions.
Setting a new Weatherhead record, the following 8 students achieved A*/As in all subjects – Jessica Hesketh, Stephanie Goodsell, Charlotte Egan, Lucy Emery, Eleanor McCarthy, Alexandra Collins, Jacey Hesketh and Elleanor Lloyd – a truly outstanding achievement.
Another record has been broken with 86% of students celebrating A*-B grades in their Extended Project Qualification (EPQ); with all students passing this additional qualification.
Many outstanding results were achieved and some of our top performers are listed below:-
|Jessica Hesketh||A* A* A||English Literature, Spanish and Geography||York||English|
|Stephanie Goodsell||A* A* A||Biology, Psychology and Chemistry||Bangor||Chemistry|
|Charlotte Egan||A* A A||Sociology, Mathematics and Psychology||Leeds||Law|
|Lucy Emery||A* A A||Sociology, Health & Social Care and Religious Studies||Lancaster||Philosophy and Religious Studies|
|Eleanor McCarthy||A* A A||Sociology, Dance and English Literature||Gateshead Dance College||Dance Professional Practice|
|Alexandra Collins||A A A||English Literature, Media and Physical Education||Gap Year|
|Jacey Hesketh||A A A||Chemistry, Mathematics and Psychology||Manchester||Chemistry|
|Olivia Whetnall||A* A* B||Further Maths, Mathematics and Physics||York||Mathematics|
|Bethany Barreiro||A* A B||Business, Mathematics and Health & Social Care||Liverpool||Mathematics|
|Ella Griffiths||A* A B||Textiles, Art and Photography||Liverpool Community College||Art Foundation|
|Larna McCann||A* A B||Sociology, Media and English Literature||Sheffield||Sociology|
|Isobel Swarbrick||A* A B||Sociology, Psychology and Biology||Manchester||Psychology|
|Leila Peckham||A* A* C||Business, Textiles and Maths||Liverpool||Business Management|
|Amber Blair Keyes||A* A C||Textiles, Art and Computer Science||Liverpool Community College||Art Foundation|
|Elleanor Lloyd||A* A* A*||Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education||Employment|
Executive Headteacher, Neil Dyment, commented; “It is so pleasing to see our young people achieve success after all the hard work and commitment that they put in to their studies. Success at A Level remains a benchmark for recognition of quality and hard work and I am delighted to see almost all of our students secure the high grades needed for their first choice places at university.”
Head of School, Annmarie Whelan, added, “I am very proud of all our students who have worked so hard for 2 years to achieve these wonderful results and it would not have been possible without the tremendous commitment from our highly professional teachers and dedicated support staff.”
Mrs Jane Owens MBE, Chair of Governors would like to thank all staff for their hard work and support that led to these achievements.
Congratulations and best wishes to all our students for the future.