Wetherby High immensely proud of students results

Wetherby High School announced that it has achieved ‘superb’ A Level results despite a ‘turbulent and challenging time’ for students.

Tuesday, 18th August 2020, 8:11 am

Over 60 per cent of all entries graded at the highest levels of A*-B, supporting students to go onto their first choice of university, training or employment.

Head of School Samantha Jefferson said: “These results reflect the successful partnership between school and student, illustrating the dedication and hard work of our school community.

“We are immensely proud of each and every one of our sixth form students gaining their results today in what has been a significantly challenging time for them.

“We look forward to hearing of their continued successes and wish them all the very best for the future.”

Outstanding achievements were earned by Emily Kvam with A*s in both Art and Graphics, with Tom Richmond securing A* grades in mathematics and Economics. Marcus Ware graded A* in maths, Physics, Biology, and Chemistry, earning him a place at Durham University to read Bioscience.

With 98 per cent pass rate across the board, A level subjects with particularly high achievement rates were English, Geography, Computer Science, Physics, Graphics and Sociology where students met and exceeded targets.

And 42 per cent of all BTEC qualifications achieved at Distinction or Distinction*.

Executive Head teacher Lucie Lakin said: “We know that our students leave WHS not only with an excellent academic profile but equally important for us, with the interpersonal skills, confidence and character to go out into the world and face the next chapter in their lives equipped effectively to go from strength to strength.”