Birkenhead High School Academy celebrates A Level success
Birkenhead High School Academy is delighted to announce that students have achieved outstanding results at A level and BTEC this year.
An impressive 42% of all grades awarded were A*/A or Distinction*/Distinction at BTEC. Our average grade at A level is a B grade.
A large percentage of students will now move on to Russell Group universities, having obtained their first choices. There were many examples of individual success stories, but to name a few;
Seren Saul – A,A,A,A, will study Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at Cambridge University;
Karen Barraza – A*,A,A will study dentistry at Queens University Belfast;
Kira Canales – A*, A, A secured a place at the University of Leeds to study Philosophy;
Lydia Christley -A*,A,A,B will study physics with astrophysics at York University;
Laura Kirkman – A*,A*,A*,A goes to Lancaster to study geography;
Sophie Newberry A,A and Distinction* will study law at the University of Liverpool;
Timothea Sanyaolu – A*, A, C and Distinction* will study acting at Leeds Conservatory,
Lucy Wickstead A*, A*, A*, going to the University of Birmingham to study politics and international relations, and Amy Williams (who also created a number of fantastic murals around the school) obtained A*, A*, A* will be studying post-production and visual effects at the University of Salford.
Others with equally impressive results hope to move on to apprenticeships or a range of employment opportunities. (Some of the results above include AQA’s extended project qualifications – we were extremely proud of the students’ success in following their own interests at this level.)
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Some of these pupils have been part of our school community since joining nursery at the age of 3, while others joined our sixth after GCSEs.
Despite the concerns created by negative stories in the press, almost all BHSA students have secured their first-choice place.
Rebecca Mahony, Principal, said, “We are so proud of the accomplishments of our students this year. They have shown great determination and resilience throughout these incredibly difficult and turbulent few years. Many thanks to all the staff and parents for their incredible support throughout.
If you would like to be part of our success story, we are always open to applications for a place in 6ème.
Learn more here.
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