Historic 2020 A Level Results
Sixth Form students at The Bishops’ Blue Coat Church of England High School are celebrating historic achievements. The challenging and enriching courses have made the most of individual strengths leading to University College London and the Universities of Manchester, Leeds and Newcastle.
This year’s results showed how well students are prepared for further education and employment with a 17% increase to 80% of all grades awarded being between A*-C. This year the school achieved a record number of A and A* with a total 32% of the results awarded being either grade A*, A, Distinction * or Distinction.
Anna Williams gained A*’s in both English and French as well as an A grade in History and will study English literature and French at the University of Manchester.
Alexander Houghton gained straight A’s in Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics and leaves us to study medicine and surgery at Newcastle University.
Ellie Jones gained A’s in Theatre Studies, English, History and the Extended Project and will study Law at Lancaster University.
Suzy Keen attained an A* in German as well as two A grades in French and Geography and will study Languages and Culture at the University of Leeds.
Cerys Jones and Laura Craig amassed a stunning 4 A* and 3 A grades between them and will both explore travel and volunteering opportunities next year ahead of applying to university in 2021.
This year, the schools top attaining student was our Arkwright scholar, George Cavanagh, who attained A* grades in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Further Mathematics and will go on to study Chemistry at the University of Sheffield.