A Level Results 2018
This year's excellent examination results maintain Highcliffe's position as a leading provider of Sixth Form education in the Christchurch, New Forest and Bournemouth areas.
This year’s excellent examination results maintain Highcliffe’s position as a leading provider of Sixth Form education in the Christchurch, New Forest and Bournemouth areas and confirm Ofsted’s recent judgment that “the Sixth Form is a real strength of the school.” Since 2016 Highcliffe Sixth Form has been consistently placed towards the top of the national performance measures for the ‘value-added’ to students’ grades between GCSE and A Level. This is reflected again in 2018’s very good results.
29% of all grades achieved were A*/A/Distinction*/Distinction.
37% of all grades achieved were A*/A/B or equivalent.
80% of all grades were A*/A/B/C or equivalent.
Of our applied courses, 57% of our students achieved Distinction*/Distinction.
Individual success stories include
Zoe Sheard who achieved A* in Biology, A* in Chemistry, A* in EPQ, A in Maths and is currently intending to study Biochemistry at Bristol University.
Jacob Blackmore achieved A* in Biology, A* in EPQ, A in Chemistry, A in Maths and is currently intending to study Chemistry at Imperial College or Bath University.
Annie Suenfa achieved A* in EPQ, A in Biology, A in Maths, B in Chemistry and A in Chinese.
Andrei Georghe achieve A* in Spanish, A in English Literature, A in French, B in Maths and is currently intending to study French at St Andrews.
Rachael Brangan achieved A* in Geography, A in English Literature and Language, B in Biology is is currently intending to study Geography at Kent.
Hangil Chung, who joined us from Bournemouth School for Boys achieved Distinction* in Music, Distinction in Sports, a D in Music and is currently intending to study Music at Surrey, while Alfie Wignall who joined us from Ballard School achieved an A in Film Studies, B in Psychology and C in English Literature and is currently finalising a decision about his chosen course.
Among the excellent results achieved across all subjects particularly strong results were achieved in A Level Physical Education 100% of all Grades were A* to B, A Level French where 67% of grades were A*/A, Graphics where 60% of grades were A*/A and English Literature and Language were 50% of all grades were A*/A.
The majority of our students are celebrating results that will take them to the top Russell Group universities or the most prestigious degree courses at a range of top-performing UK universities.
“I am delighted with the results achieved by our students and I wish to extend our thanks to them all and their parents for continuing the Highcliffe outstanding A level tradition. Our BTEC students, all of whom are on advanced programmes, have achieved some of the very best grades possible.
We wish them all well in the next stage of their careers.”
-Lisa Swan, Head of Sixth Form
“I’m delighted on behalf of Highcliffe’s students who have worked extremely hard and are now heading off to the best universities and apprenticeships. Highcliffe’s very strong reputation for academic excellence and for successfully placing students on top courses is the result of the commitment of our talented staff who offer rigorous teaching and academic support, combined with strong links with universities and employers, and loyal and supportive parents.”
- Patrick Earnshaw, Headteacher
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