A-level results 2023 Carl Howarth, Principal stated: “This is a resilient generation of students. OfQual have stated that exams are returning to their 2019 pre-pandemic standards. However, while the grade boundaries returned to ‘normal’, this cohort didn’t have a 2019 ‘normal’ experience.
They were in their first year of GCSEs when Covid hit. They learnt to work online at home and had not had the benefit of vital exam hall experience and, with their teachers, didn’t have the certainty of where the grade boundaries would be this year. This is in addition to the loss of many of the usual and vital social aspects of school life at a critical time in a young person’s psychological development.
Therefore, we are incredibly proud of our students and that despite everything, their character and resilience combined with exceptional teaching and care of our staff, have made for an excellent set of results. With nearly 40% at the A* / A, 73% A*/B, 92% A*/C and a 100% pass rate, our students have done well.
We will miss them though we know they go onto even greater things as they seek to make our world better.
Parents: Thank you for entrusting us with your daughter’s education and for being our partner surrounding her with belief, encouragement and possibly a little patience at times. I know you too will delight in the person she has become.”