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Hessle's sixth form success

Hessle's sixth form success

The waiting is over and students of Hessle Sixth Form College are celebrating the results achieved in this year’s A Levels and Vocational qualifications.

And there are some exceptional achievements for the students and staff to celebrate.

The highest attaining student is Jack Sawyer who achieved A* Grades in Chemistry and Maths, along with A Grades in Biology and Physics. Jack also achieved a Grade A in his EPQ and he achieved all of this success while also holding down a key position in the Sixth Form Senior Student Group. Amy Morgan is also celebrating great success with A Grades in Biology and Chemistry, along with an A* in Textiles.

Our Head Boy, Matthew Picken, also showed that it is possible to combine academic success while also making a contribution to leadership in the school. He is celebrating A Grades in History and Classics, along with a Grade B in English Language.

Two other students are incredibly proud of the exceptional progress they have made in the Sixth Form.

David Hall achieved a Distinction* in Applied Science along with Grades A and B in Geology and Maths respectively. These grades represent a Progress Score of +1.7 which means that David has exceeded his benchmark targets by almost two grades.

Nathan Carter has also made strong progress. Distinction* in Sport and a Merit in Applied Science represents progress that is a full grade ahead of targets.

It is in the Science Department, where the strongest A Level results have been recorded with 100% of Biology students achieving Grades A*-B, while 88% of Chemistry students achieved the same feat. Students also performed strongly in English Language with 71% achieving Grades A*-B.

There were also excellent outcomes across a number of Vocational Subjects including in ICT and in Engineering where over 80% of students achieved either a Distinction or Distinction*.