Birkdale School Celebrating A Level Success
- Published: Friday, 19 September 2014 11:24
|Birkdale School are celebrating exceptional successes in A-level results, marking yet another year of excellent academic and personal achievements for students at the school.|
Birkdale School arecelebrating exceptional successes in A-level results, marking yet another year of excellent academic and personal achievements for students at the school, with an overall A level pass rate of 100% for those going on to university in September and 70% of all the exam entries resulted in A* to B grade.
Dr Paul Owen, Head Master, said, "We are delighted with these wonderful A Levels results. We are pleased to see so many of our students achieving their expected places at both Oxbridge and a wide range of top Universities. 5 students will be taking up their offers of places at Oxford and Cambridge. Our students continue to consistently secure top grades and with them places at the most competitive universities. Their diligence and dedication has paid off and I congratulate them and the hard-working staff who have guided them to this success.”
Rebecca Ridsdale will be reading Law at Worcester College, Rohin Athavale will be reading Medicine at Wadham College and Prannay Kaul will be studying Engineering at Somerville College, all at Oxford University whilst at Cambridge, Sam Mackey is reading Natural Sciences at Queens College and Jaza Syed will also be studying Engineering at King’s.
Four of the successful five Oxbridge students
The above photo shows students who achieved 4 A*'s each!
Also deserving special mention are Georgia Blagden who now goes on to read Dentistry at Liverpool and Sam Marsh who has a place at Vet School at Nottingham – both these courses are amongst the most competitive in the country.
Geography, Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Maths (Maths with half the entire year group) have each been especially successful with more than half the pupils taking each subject achieving either an A* or an A grade and each having more than a sixth of all the students in the year taking the subject.
The above photo shows students who will be studying Medicine at University. The photo below shows successful Ogden scholar Jack Lockwood who will be reading Physics at Birmingham having gained 2 A* and 2 A grades at A level.
Also this year, as in previous years, several students will be studying Engineering.