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Outstanding Achievement Yet Again

August 16th, 2012

Students at Old Swinford Hospital have again achieved outstanding results in A Level Examinations.  The pass rate was 96% of which 81.1% were at the top grades of A*, A or B.

Students at Old Swinford Hospital have again achieved outstanding results in A Level Examinations.  The pass rate was 96% of which 81.1% were at the top grades of A*, A or B.

Yet again for the 3rd year running, more than 11% of all grades were at A*, representing students who achieved over 90% in exams.  More than a third of all grades were at A* or A.

Two students – Dominik Diak from Poland and Josh Dolphin from Cleobury Mortimer have confirmed their places at Oxbridge on the strength of their results.   Dominik will study Law at Gonville & Caius, Cambridge and Josh will read History at Oriel College, Oxford.

Director of Sixth Form Dr Richard Heaton said “these results have provided the platform for the overwhelming majority of our students to progress on to top UK Universities.  This is exemplified by the fact that 11 of our students have had their places confirmed at medical school.”

“We know that time spent at Old Swinford Hospital has provided our students with the perfect stepping stone to continue to be successful both at University and in later life.”

1 in 5 students achieved 3 or more A* or A grades, including the following who achieved 3 A* grades:

George Kuligowski from Kinver and Olivia Horton from Kingswinford will study Medicine at Manchester University and Lia Davies from Kinver will all also go on to study medicine at Hull York.