Rossall is once again celebrating, after another excellent year of results, with 100% of students gaining passes in Art, Business Studies, Design Technology, Economics, Graphic Communication, History, PE, Physics and Religious Studies.
Ms Purves, Head at Rossall said: “We are delighted with our results; we have seen an increase in the amount of A*-B grades achieved, along with the overall pass rate. The results mean almost all Rossall students have secured their preferred university places, and will be taking up studies at institutions including King’s College London, Edinburgh and Manchester”.
Deputy School Captain, Oliver Hockings, plans to read History at Manchester University after gaining two A*s and an A.
Oliver, who earned top grades in English Literature, Geography and History said: “The teaching and support I have received at Rossall has been amazing. I am surprised and happy with my results, and I would like to thank my English teachers for their support and tuition which definitely made the difference between an A and an A*. I shall be celebrating this evening by opening a bottle of Champagne with my friends and family.”
Grace McKnight, who has been at Rossall since she was two years old, was awarded an A in Design Technology, and Bs in Graphic Communication and English Literature! “I am so happy with my results – all my teachers have been so supportive in the classroom and in one-to-one support; they have helped me to achieve the best grades,” said Grace.
“I am so happy with my results – all my teachers have been so supportive in the classroom and in one-to-one support; they have helped me to achieve the best grades,” said Grace.
Grace will now take up a place at Huddersfield University to study Interior Design.
School Captain, Hal Morgan Short from Lytham, will be going on to read Law at Manchester University after gaining an A in English Literature and two Bs in History and Economics.
Hal is excited to be going on to study in Manchester and commented that the teaching and level of support he has received at Rossall have definitely made a difference to his results.
Ashya Colvin, who gained A levels in English Literature, PE and Psychology has been awarded a sports scholarship at Liverpool John Moore University to study Sports Coaching. Ashya also hopes to complete a masters and become a qualified Sports Psychologist specializing in disabled sport.
Sam Pitcher from Fleetwood gained an A in Graphic Communication and two Cs in Mathematics and Physics. Speaking of his time at Rossall, Sam said: “The teaching standard is really high and I am grateful for the extra support teachers have put into help.” Sam is taking a year out to gain further Graphic Design experience and is applying to Drama School in September 2018.
The Head, Ms Purves added: “The 2017 A level results honestly reveal the level of commitment from our students and the excellent tuition and one to one academic support provided by our staff. We are proud of all our students’ academic achievements and the choices they have made, and we would like to take this opportunity to wish all our students every success for the future.”