Year 13 students from Sutton Coldfield Grammar School for Girls are celebrating another record breaking year as A Level results continue to rise.
51.5% of all entries were awarded the top grades of A*/A, with 28 of the 95 A-Level students achieving the fantastic outcome of A* and A grades across all subjects. A*-B grades rose significantly totalling 86.3% of all entries. The overall pass rate (A* - E) was 100%.
Amongst the highest achievers were Isabella Copplestone and Libby Randall both achieving 3 A* grades plus a further A* in their EPQ (Extended Project Qualification). Isabella will be taking up her place to study Human, Social and Political Science at the University of Cambridge and Libby will be attending the University College London to read History.
Danielle Kelley will study Computer Science at St Andrews University after gaining 3 A*s and an A grade and Grace Doherty will study Biology at the University of York after achieving 3 A*s and an A with a further A grade in her EPQ.
Marwa Khan (Medicine - University of Birmingham) and Emma Martin (Medical Physiology and Therapeutics - University of Nottingham) both gained 3 A* grades. Hanifa Ahmed achieved A* A* A A (Medicine - University of Leicester). Lucy Backhouse, Chloe Lawrence (Medicine - University of Manchester), Emily Parkin (Mathematics - University College London) and Emily Paton (Psychology - University of Bath) all gained A* A* A grades.
Acting Headteacher, Mrs James, celebrated their successes: "These results are the culmination of many years of hard work and we are delighted for our students. The Year 13s have been excellent role models, contributing to all aspects of school life and leave with our very best wishes for the future. We are also extremely appreciative of all the support given to the students from families, members of staff and the school’s Governing Body."