Outstanding examination results!

Alton College students, yet again, are celebrating outstanding examination results with a near 99% pass rate at A Level. At 56%, more than half of all students taking A levels achieved the very top grades of A*- B and nearly 85% overall celebrated high grades of A* - C. In addition, Alton College has beaten the national average at the very highest grades of A* - A.

Over 22 subjects in total achieved a 100% pass rate. Results in facilitating subjects such as English, Mathematics, Sciences, Modern Languages and Humanities were particularly notable for their success. This achievement was matched by students on BTEC Extended Diploma courses with a 99% pass rate; 70% gaining the highest grades.

Principal Jane Machell was thrilled for the students and said: “I am delighted with the students’ outstanding success. The results are testament to the huge effort, hard work and determination of our students and the staff at the College. I am proud that our students have maintained consistently high standards yet again and heartily congratulate them.”

Lucy Hart, previously at Eggar’s School, has secured a place at Cambridge to study Veterinary Medicine after receiving A* in Biology, Chemistry, Maths and her Extended Project. She said: “I’m very, very happy. I’ve wanted to go to Cambridge for a long time so I’m glad it’s finally all come together.”

Harry Boll, previously at Amery Hill, celebrated A* in Maths and Further Maths alongside his As in Economics and Physics. Robyn Cuffley, also previously at Amery, picked up A* in English Language and Law, an A in Psychology and will be continuing her Psychology studies at the University of Warwick.

Mary Ala, previously at Alton Convent, received A* in Maths and A in both Further Maths and Physics. She has been offered a place at the University of Sheffield to study Structural Engineering and Architecture. Gemma Champness, also previously at Alton Convent, secured two As and a B in her exams in English Language, Art & Design and Drama respectively. She now has the opportunity to study Theatre Arts at the University of Essex.

Kate Bolton will be taking up her offer to study Law at Oxford following her A*s in English Literature, French and Law. Jacob Brownlow is celebrating 3 As in Biology, Maths and Physics which has secured him a place at Nottingham to study Economics.

Ben Wakefield celebrated A* in Maths, A in Economics and B in Physics. Catherine Rose secured two As and a B in Biology, English Language & Literature and German respectively. She’ll be heading off to Lancaster to start a degree in Linguistics and Psychology.

Lucy Hughes-Stanton is gearing up to study Physiotherapy at Cardiff University following her As in Geography and Physical Education and B in Biology.

Robert Bishop secured As in Government and Politics and Sociology with a B in Economics. He’s been offered a place at Aston University, Birmingham, to study Politics with International Relations. Matt Davies celebrated the double A* for Maths and Further Maths alongside a B in Chemistry and will be taking his Maths to degree level at the University of Southampton.

Heath Townsend got D*D*D in his BTEC Extended Diploma in Engineering and now has his sights set on Mechanical Engineering at Swansea University.

Students from Perins School did exceptionally well. Laurence Cooper gained A* in Maths, Further Maths and Physics to secure his place at Cambridge to study Maths. Robert Winch made the grade to study Biology at Manchester University having received As in Maths, Chemistry and Biology, and Joel Andrews is heading to the University of Surrey to study Chemical Engineering after celebrating A* in Maths and As in Physics and Chemistry.

Beth Thomas, previously at Ash Manor, has done very well to secure an apprenticeship with Sky where she can continue studying as well as gain vital work experience.

We would like to congratulate all our students on excellent results. More student stories to follow!