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Exam Results

A’ level Examination Results Summer 2016 – Didcot Sixth Form College

Students at Didcot Sixth Form College, run in partnership between Didcot Girls’ School and St Birinus School, are celebrating their A’ level examination results at all levels again this year.

These results include superb performance at the highest grades as 30% of all exam entries received A* or A grades, including 9% at A*, and 66% of students achieved at least one grade A*-B. 53% of all exam entries were graded A*-B and an impressive 79% A*-C.  The pass rate remains extremely high at 99%

In summary, for the 141 students that completed their A Level studies this year:

  • 9% of all entries gained A* grades
  • 30% of all entries gained A*-A grades
  • 53% of all entries gained A*-B grades
  • 79% of all entries gained A*-C grades
  • 99% of all entries gained A*-E grades

Whilst we are very proud of the achievements of all of our students, within these results there are some exceptional individual performances that deserve particular mention with seventeen students achieving at least 3 A* or A grades. We also celebrate notable success with Level 3 Vocational qualifications with 57% of students achieving at least one Distinction* (D*) and three students achieving three D* grades.

Laura Capstick

A*, A, A – Bath: Biology

Izzie Cheshire

A, A, A – Durham: Anthropology

Oliver Copping

A, A, A – Surrey: Physics and Astronomy

Robbie Dadomo-Edgington

A*, A, A – King’s College, London: English

Nancy Epton

A*, A, A - Oxford University: English

Lesley Gover

A*, A*, A, A – Manchester: Physics

Anna Hobin

A*, A*, A – Surrey: Criminology and Sociology

Ben Liddle

A*, A*, A – Newcastle: Modern Languages

Jack McBride

A*, A*, A – Bath: Chemical Engineering

Sky Murray

A, A, Pre-U Distinction – Leeds: Chinese and International Relations

Poppy Reid

A*, A, A – Manchester: Computer Science and Mathematics

Ollie Ripley

A*, A, A, A – Leeds: Natural Sciences

Josh Sheard

A, A, A - Leeds: Mathematics

Gracy Singh

A*, A, A, A – University College, London: Medicine

Bradley Stone

A*, A, A, A - tbd

Amy Taylor Wright

A*, A, A – Durham: Mathematics

Katie Whitley

A*, A, A – Birmingham: International Relations with Economics

Hannah Copping

Distinction*, Distinction*, Distinction* - Brighton: Primary Education

Maisie Thomson

Distinction*, Distinction*, Distinction* - Brighton: Primary Education

Holly Tuson

Distinction*, Distinction*, Distinction* - Bath: Social Sciences

The Headteachers of both schools are very pleased with these results. Rachael Warwick, Headteacher of Didcot Girls’ School and Executive Headteacher of Didcot Academy of Schools, said: ‘We are delighted with the results achieved by all our students. This is a great reward for their hard work sustained over two years and to all the dedicated staff who have supported them to ensure they fulfil their potential. We wish all of our students the very best for the future and hope that they will stay in touch with us as they move on to exciting futures at university, in apprenticeships and other training courses or employment.’

John Marston, Headteacher of St Birinus School, said: ‘Many congratulations to all of our students. We are very proud of them as individuals and for their exam successes. The Didcot Sixth Form College, the partnership of St Birinus School and Didcot Girls’ School, continues to be a real strength for both schools and our community.’