Excellent results for Backwell students

Chris Stewart, George Hulin, Alex Kohn ans Rose Sen.

Chris Stewart, George Hulin, Alex Kohn ans Rose Sen. - Credit: Archant

BACKWELL sixth formers are celebrating excellent A-level results again this year with 27 per cent of grades at A* or A.

Dave Bossanyi who got 5 A* passes.

Dave Bossanyi who got 5 A* passes. - Credit: Archant

Pupils flocked to the school today (Thurs) to find out whether they had made the grades they needed to be able to attend university.

Zoe Brock, Lewis Tuodziecki, Oliver Hart and David Bossanyi.

Zoe Brock, Lewis Tuodziecki, Oliver Hart and David Bossanyi. - Credit: Archant

An impressive 76 per cent of grades were A*-C and 21 students achieved three or more grades at A* and A.

Students with their results.

Students with their results. - Credit: Archant

The highest achieving student was David Bossanyi who gained five A*s followed by Oliver Hart who got four A* grades.

Eleanor Furlong, Daisy Warneford-Thompson, Sophie Davies and Wizzy James.

Eleanor Furlong, Daisy Warneford-Thompson, Sophie Davies and Wizzy James. - Credit: Archant

The teenagers also scored distinctions in the advance extension award and will be taking up places at Cambridge to study natural sciences.

Bethan Wakefield and Sophie Wootten.

Bethan Wakefield and Sophie Wootten. - Credit: Archant


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Amy Leach, Imogen Cowley and Zoe Brock got the grades they needed to study at Oxford and Lydia Cross also scored highly with three A*s and one A grade.

Sam Yates, Ellenor Bailey and Megan Hampshire.

Sam Yates, Ellenor Bailey and Megan Hampshire. - Credit: Archant

Headteacher Julian Baldwin, said: “We are really pleased with these results, which are an improvement on last year’s already high levels.

Students picking up their results.

Students picking up their results. - Credit: Archant

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“We are proud, not only of those students who have achieved the highest grades, but also, being a comprehensive sixth form, of all our students who have made such superb progress over the past two years.

“They have worked hard and are a great bunch of young people who have contributed a great deal to the school and the community – they thoroughly deserve their success.”

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