Richard Huish college’s top A-level achiever was former Wellington School and international pupil, Valeria Samsonova who achieved 5 A* A Level grades and an A* for her Extend Project Qualifications. She now plans to read Natural Sciences at Newnham College, University of Cambridge. Kaan Dal, a former Court Fields School student, received 3 A* A Level grades and as well as an A* for his Extended Project Qualification and now plans to read History and Politics at the University of Warwick. Rupert Smith (former Kingsmead School student) achieved 3 A* grades in Computer Science, Mathematics and Physics, with the plan to further his studies at the University of Southampton where he will read Computer Science. Michael Crilly and Ciaran Cheetham (former Wellington School) both achieved 2 A* grades and 1 A grade in Mathematics, Physics and Computer Science. Michael is now planning on reading Computer Science at the University of Durham and Ciaran will read Computer Science at the University of Birmingham.
Jacob Holland (former Kingsmead School pupil) achieved 2 A* grades and 1 A grade in Environmental Science, Archaeology and Geology. He will progress to the University of Exeter to read Applied Geography.
Justin Vyvyan-Jones (former Kingsmead School) achieved an A* grade and 2 A grades in German, French and Classical Civilisation. He is going to St Hugh’s College, University of Oxford to read Classics and German.
Alex Lines (former Kingsmead School) achieved an A* grade, distinction* grade and B grade in Business, Music Production and Government and Politics while Millie Stewart achieved 3 A grades. She will read Prosthetics and Orthotics and the University of Salford.
Eleven students received triple distinction* in their vocational courses; Megan Beale (Health and Social Care), Jacob Booth (Music), Emily Buckland (Sport), Joshua Corby (Health Science), Finlay Culver Evans (Business), Leanne Foran (Health and Social Care), Joe Fox (Sport), Samuel Jordan (IT), Rebecca Kerslake (Health and Social Care), Megan Thornton (Business) and James Wright (IT).
Richard Huish College students will be celebrating today after an incredibly successful year of A Level and vocational results. At A Level the Class of 2018 achieved an A*to B pass rate of 52.1%, and an A*to C pass rate of 76.3%. The overall A Level pass rate is an outstanding 99% with the Vocational Level 3 pass rate being 100% for the third year running. Of the students that took a vocational qualification, 73% of grades achieved were the very highest distinction* grades.