A-level results day Brine Leas

Students at Brine Leas and Malbank sixth forms in Nantwich today celebrated a strong set of A-level results.

At Brine Leas, an impressive 54% of grades achieved were A* – B and nearly 80% of grades were A* – C.

Both of these are increases on the 2018 results.

In all, 28% of all the entries were awarded the top A*/A grades and 17 students achieved at least 3 straight A grades or above.

Four students secured the remarkable achievement of at least 3 A* grades with a further 6 students securing 4 A levels overall.

The school celebrated nearly 80% of students achieving their first choice further education destinations, including colleges at Cambridge and Oxford to read Mathematics.

Chemistry, Electronics, Maths and Psychology secured over 40% A/A* grades with Psychology at 60% and Further Maths at 67%. 29 courses had 100% success and the overall pass rate was 99%.

Tom Taylor, Charlie Wilson, Oliver Wilcockson, with Ben Walker
Tom Taylor, Charlie Wilson, Oliver Wilcockson, Ben Walker at Brine Leas

Brine Leas headteacher David Cole said: “We are delighted with our A-Level results this year and are immensely proud of the achievements of all our students.

“We are especially pleased to see that so many of our students have succeeded in gaining access to their first choice destination, whether this is at university, professional apprenticeships or employment.

“We are impressed with those students who have achieved competitive university places.

“The entire year group have given a great deal to the school and I wish them every success in the future.

“Congratulations are due to a terrific set of students and their teachers who worked so hard to achieve these amazing results.”

Krystian Pieta and James Turner
Krystian Pieta and James Turner at Brine Leas
Tom Spooner
Tom Spooner and mum

Meanwhile at Malbank, many students also took up their places in some of the country’s best universities.

Students will embark on courses ranging from Physics, Graphic Design, Computer Science, English Language, Biology, Journalism, Psychology, Sports Management, Maths, Fashion Design, Drama, Nursing, Animal Management and Film Production.

There were outstanding personal achievements including Olive Holding who achieved A*, A*, A*, A, A.

Alice Richardson scored A*; A, A, B; Eve Middleton A*, A, A, B; Rebecca Ward A*, A, A; Rebbeca Collier A, A, B, B; Polly Clarkson A*, A, B and Rachel Basford, Emma Lobley, Anouk Maumy and Stephanie Pyburn who all achieved A, A, B.

Headteacher Jeanette Walker said: “Once again I’m bowled over by the wide range of courses and destinations that our students are heading for.

“The results reflect the hard work and dedication of Malbank students and staff.”

malbank Olive Holding, Eve Middleton and Polly Clarkson
Olive Holding, Eve Middleton and Polly Clarkson at Malbank
Alice Richardson, Rebecca Collier, Becky Ward and Natasha Xiourouppa with headteacher
Alice Richardson, Rebecca Collier, Becky Ward and Natasha Xiourouppa with Malbank headteacher Jeanette Walker

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