St Katherine’s School students achieve excellent A-level results

Will Chinn, Remi Khalif, Peter Blake and Cathi Howe.

Will Chinn, Remi Khalif, Peter Blake and Cathi Howe. - Credit: Archant

St Katherine’s School has seen A-levels results improve across the board this year.

Dan Parslow, Josh Dyer and Angus Mason.

Dan Parslow, Josh Dyer and Angus Mason. - Credit: Archant

Excited students gathered in the canteen this morning (Thursday) to find out how they did in their exams and discover if they had earned a place at first-choice universities or apprenticeship courses.

The school has achieved large increases in pass rates this year with the number of students achieving A*-A rising from 19 per cent in 2017 to 28 per cent this year.

Abdoulgani Bulaleh and Rosie Clarke.

Abdoulgani Bulaleh and Rosie Clarke. - Credit: Archant

The number of students securing A*-C grades is 91 per cent – up from 78 per cent in 2017 – while the overall pass rate stands at 100 per cent.

One of the highest achievers was Remi Khalif who earned three A*’s in maths, further maths and physics. He is heading to study engineering at the University of Leeds.

Students with science teacher Alan Francis-Black.

Students with science teacher Alan Francis-Black. - Credit: Archant

Remi said: “I was not expecting that – it has been a great journey.

“I can’t thank the teachers enough for their support.”