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Post 16 Examination Results 2023

King Edward VI Community College Post 16 Press Release August 2023

Students, parents, carers and staff at King Edward VI Community College are celebrating another excellent set of Sixth Form results, with almost half of students achieving A* to B and over 99% of students passing their exams.
The staff at KEVICC are delighted that the hard work and dedication of our young people, the support of their families, and the expertise of teaching staff has been rewarded so highly. This cohort of students has shown resilience and determination, throughout their time in Sixth Form. Despite the continued disruption to their education, following the pandemic, they have remained positive.

A large proportion of students have scored top grades, with Alice Dunn achieving a A* grades in English Literature, Philosophy and Extended Project Qualification, as well as an A in History. Alice will be going on to Oxford University to study English. Olly Boyacigiller leaves us with A* grades in Biology, Physics and Extended Project as well as an A grade in Mathematics. Olly will be going on to study Biology at the University of Bristol. Max Adderley achieved A* grades in Textiles and Art, as well as Grade C in French. Max will be studying Fashion Design at the prestigious Central St Martins in London. Ella Wyatt, who will be studying History at University College London, achieved an A* in Extended Project and A grades in English Literature, History and Film Studies. Ed Read achieved A* in Mathematics, A grades in Further Maths and Computer Science and grade C in Physics. Ed will be moving on to the University of St Andrews to study Computer Science. Jay Hockings achieved an A Grade in Geography and Bs in Sociology and History.

Head of Sixth Form, Amy Withers is ‘delighted with these results; our students are central to everything that we do and we celebrate each individual performance. They have been a wonderful group of young people to work with over the past two years and I am so pleased to share their achievements with them today. Many of our students have overcome challenges and faced adversity on their journey towards these outcomes. We could not be prouder of them and I wish them every success in their next steps.’

Alan Salt, Principal, would like to congratulate all students and staff for their hard work and efforts "These students have worked incredibly hard, especially as this cohort were sitting their first ever public exams. 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."

Matthew Shanks, Trust Lead, Education South West
“Congratulations to all students for their achievements. Hard work brings rewards. It is important to remember that these young people had their final years of study set against the backdrop of a pandemic. We all commend them and their teachers for overcoming the disruption and the difficulties to get here. Most students completing their 16-19 studies in 2023 will not have sat a formal exam before this year.

In analysing this year’s results, it’s important to remember that the return to roughly pre-pandemic grading means that these results are naturally lower than those in the three years since 2019.”