Frome College - A level results 2016Frome College is celebrating its best A level results ever. Notably, nearly a third of A level grades awarded were A or A* grades, significantly above the UK national average.

In addition, 57.4% of grades awarded were A*-B, marking another outstanding year of improvement for the College's Sixth Form. Several subjects have performed remarkably well: biology, chemistry, mathematics, religious education, hospitality, drama, health and social care (double award) were in the top 10% of schools in the country, whilst further maths, graphics, product design, public services, art, photography and history are in the top 25% of schools.

Students and staff have worked exceptionally hard to achieve some of the best results the College has ever seen, exceptional academic performances were achieved by many students. Jake Malley who attained A*A*A*A* in computing, maths, further maths and physics, has proved himself to be among the very best students in the country. Jake has now accepted an offer from the University of Southampton to read electrical & electronic engineering with computer science. Ailsa Williams achieved A*A*A* in biology, chemistry and maths and will apply to study neuroscience next year.

Three students from the college have successfully gained places at Oxford and Cambridge Universities. Ryan Gilroy (A*AA) will be reading biochemistry at Oxford whilst Head Boy, Fynn McLennan (A*A*A*), and Freya Caldwell (A*AA) will be going on to study chemistry and English at Cambridge. Sophia Burlison has achieved A*AA and will being reading English at the University of York.

These Sixth Form results reflect the hard work and talent of our students and staff and demonstrates the continued and improving strength of academic performance of Frome College"

Gavin Ball, Principal

Other members of the Student Leadership Team received excellent results; Head Girl Adriana Seviour achieved A in law and geography, B in psychology and will be going to the University of Exeter to read law. Deputy Head Boy, Bertie Harrison-Broninski (AAA), and Deputy Head Girl, Becky Hinde (AAB), both did fantastically well and will be taking gaps years whilst applying to study at universities next year.

Frome College - A level results 2016

Students on our vocational courses have also worked hard to achieve outstanding results, Lewis Connor and Lucy Fox received triple distinction star in their BTEC sport studies (the equivalent of three A* grades), Jordan Harding achieved a triple distinction and Ellis Walton achieved double distinction star on the same sport course. Elise Gait achieved a double distinction star on her BTEC health and social care course and is going to the University of Southampton to study nursing.

Frome College is clearly a Sixth Form which can support students who want to go to some of the world's best universities. We are also securing high quality work placements in the local community for students on more vocational routes. The College has a clear commitment to providing a place for students of all abilities to take their next steps in education.

Assistant Principal, Jonathan Black, said: "During my short time here I have had the pleasure of seeing our students displaying tenacity, good humour and grit during one of the most strenuous times in their lives. Staff at the College are keen to reflect upon best-practice and work hard to ensure no student is left behind; their hard work is clearly having a huge impact on student achievement. I look forward to playing my part in ensuring that we continue to develop and improve upon our already excellent results to ensure the young people of Frome have access to a high quality sixth form."

 

Frome College - A level results 2016

Frome College - A level results 2016

 
 
 
 

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