Weatherhead Students Maintain Excellence Whilst Celebrating Success In All New Sixth Form Qualifications!

16 August 2018 | 6th Form, School News

Weatherhead High School celebrates excellent results today for all Sixth Form students.

In the new and more challenging linear A Level examinations, students secured an excellent 99% pass rate with 74% A*-C grades and 39% achieving the highest A*-B grades.

Our students have outperformed expectation in the first year of the new BTEC qualification with an exceptional 100% pass rate and 57% achieving Distinction*/Distinction.

In the Technical Diploma for Childcare and Education, students have had a record success with 100% achieving A*-B.

Nearly 120 students have secured places at University and many of these places are at leading Russell Group institutions.

Many outstanding results were achieved across all of our courses and some of the top performers are listed below:

Name Grades Subjects Destination
Scott Henderson A*AA Physics, Chemistry, Maths Lancaster University
Jessica Carney A*AB English Literature, English Language, Media Studies University of Nottingham
Scott Hurst A*AB English Literature, Media Studies, History University of Sheffield
Samantha Butterworth A*AC Fine Art, DT Product Design, Film Studies Liverpool John Moores University
Tallulah Morgan A*AC English Literature, History, Biology University of York
Emma Clausen A*BB Physical Education, Biology, Geography Edge Hill University
Rhianne Otter A*BB Sociology, English Literature, Geography University of Leeds
Katie-Mae Sheard A*BB Spanish, Dance, Media Studies Gap Year
Tiana Fowden A*BC Sociology, Psychology, Applied Science University of Liverpool
Lydia Hignett A*BC Fine Art, English Literature, History Sheffield Hallam University
Erin Taylor A*BC Textiles, Applied Science, History Nottingham Trent University
Georgia Evans A*CC Dance, Biology, Psychology Chester University
Danielle Mercer AAA Diploma in Childcare & Education Employment
Bethany Ward-Scott AAA Diploma in Childcare & Education Employment
Christopher Green AAB History, Media Studies, English Literature University of Sheffield
Melissa Whitwell AAB Biology, Geography, Chemistry University of York
Poppy-Leigh Heron AAC DT Product Design, Maths, Physics Gap Year
Erin Heywood AAC Maths, Further Maths, Spanish University of Liverpool
Poppy O’Brien AAC English Literature, Geography, Maths University of Sheffield
Sandra Cabral A*A Dist* Textiles, Fine Art, BTEC Photography Gap Year
Ronja Vaananen A*C Dist Sociology, Applied Science, BTEC HSC Single Chester University
Jade Broom AB Dist Sociology, Psychology, BTEC Business University of Liverpool
Shannon Navarro AB Dist Sociology, History, BTEC Business University of Liverpool
Phoebe Rowlands AB Dist English Literature, Media Studies, BTEC Business Sheffield Hallam University
Chloe Jones AC Dist* Sociology, History, BTEC Business Nottingham Trent University
Sophie Steele BB Dist* Applied Science, Textiles, BTEC HSC Single Chester University
Tyra Gordon B Dist* Dist Sociology, BTEC Sport, BTEC HSC Single Edge Hill University
Abbi Sefton C Dist* Dist* Applied Science, BTEC HSC Double Liverpool John Moores University
Kaitlyn McDaid C Dist* Dist Applied Science, BTEC HSC Double Edge Hill University
Erin Cuthbert C Dist Dist English Language, BTEC HSC Double Employment
Joshua McCarthy C Dist Dist Sociology, BTEC Business, BTEC IT Liverpool John Moores University

Headteacher, Annmarie Whelan, commented: “I am so proud of all our students who have worked so hard to achieve these wonderful results and it would not have been possible without the tremendous commitment from our highly professional teaching and support staff, and our excellent partnership with parents and carers.”

Mrs Jane Owens MBE, Chair of Governors would like to congratulate all students and thank staff for their hard work and support in maintaining such high standards in this period of challenging exam reform.

Congratulations and best wishes to all our students for the future.