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A Level Results for 2018

King Edward VI Community College Staff and Students are celebrating Kennicott Sixth Form's 2018 results.

A large number of students have scored top grades with Shemaya Hurd-Thomas achieving very well deserved A* grades in Maths and Psychology and grade A in Biology and Drama. Shemaya is heading to Cambridge University to study Psychology. Sophie Ives has achieved an A* grade in Sociology, grade A in Media Studies and English with a B grade in Maths in Context. Holly Bennet has an A* in Art and English and a B in Product Design. Shay Pomeroy has also done very well, achieving an A* in English, an A in Philosophy and a B grade in Maths and has accepted a place at the University of Manchester to study Philosophy, Politics and Economics. Jude Ray has a very well deserved A grade in Maths and Physics and a B in Chemistry and will be taking up a Master’s Degree in Neuroscience at the University of Manchester. Megan Harrison has achieved A grades in all of her subjects: Art, Film Studies and English. Penny Davies has achieved A grades in Philosophy, Media Studies, English and a B grade in Drama. Martha Williams has achieved A* grades in Art and English and a C grade in Spanish. Joanna Quinsey has an A grade in Maths and Spanish and grade B in Textiles.

As in previous years at the college the full range of A level and applied subjects have performed well. Spanish A Level students achieved 57% A*-B grades, 67% of our Art and English A Level students achieved A*-B grades. 70% of our Maths A Level students achieved A*-B. Geography A*-B is 75%

Kennicott's incredibly successful Foundation course in Art and Design has maintained its outstanding track record with 13 students from a cohort of 30 achieving Distinctions.

Applied learning courses have a 100% pass rate. Issy Leighton-Boyce has achieved Distinction, Distinction, Merit in Level 3 BTEC Art and Design and Jed Roberts has a Distinction* Distinction in Level 3 Sport.

Directors of Sixth Form Amy Withers and Alan Hartigan are delighted with this year's results; "Our students, their families and teachers have invested so much over the past two years. We are immensely proud of all of our students and wish them every success in their exciting futures."

Alan Salt, Principal would like to congratulate all students and staff for their hard work and efforts "These reformed post 16 qualifications are challenging and our students' recent success shows the extent to which our college community has embraced the new courses. I am incredibly proud of the efforts of all our students; those who have achieved top grades as well as those who have fought hard for their pass grades. I wish them all well in their exciting futures and look forward to hearing of their ongoing success."