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South Wirral Celebrates a 99% pass rate at ‘A’ Level

South Wirral Celebrates a 99% pass rate at ‘A’ Level

‘A’ Level students at South Wirral High School are celebrating 99% pass rate; a reflection of students and staff’s hard work and dedication.

Most students secured their first choice university by achieving A*, As and B grades, with a significant number destined for ‘redbrick’ (Russell Group) universities. Head Girl, Hannah Dobson will be studying Sport & Exercise Science BA (Hons)at the University of Leeds, Shaun Burr and Ryan Day will be studying Geography at The University of Liverpool. Lizzie Cook will embark on her Film Studies & English BA (Hons), as well as Ryan Ellison and Ami Whitford-Stark for BA (Hons) Philosophy. Another successful student, Connor Moss, will be studying Law with Philosophy, Jack Patterson for Law, Leah Reynolds for History and Caleb Salisbury for Business Management. A brilliant result and well-deserved.

Other students will go on to study Nursing, Accountancy, Psychology, Journalism, Education, Mechanical Engineering, Sports and Science, Dance, Cyber Security, Musical Theatre, and Acting.

Some students have also secured prestigious apprenticeships – a good alternative to university – in Quantity Surveying, Accounting & Engineering. One hard-working student, Cameron Arrowsmith, attended our Employability workshops with the Young Chamber and will study Engineering at Liverpool John Moores University, alongside a full-time apprenticeship at Markhams. South Wirral recognise the value in university education and apprenticeships, understanding that each student is individual.

Heading for The University of Liverpool

Head Girl, Hannah Dobson, is heading to The University of Liverpool.

Many students are about to begin their university courses, the first steps to exciting careers, reflecting the variety of academic strength at South Wirral Sixth Form, recognised by Ofsted consistently for over a decade.

Simon Goodwin, Headteacher, said,

“These results are the product of many months of hard work and dedication by the students and support from parents. I am especially pleased to note the wide range of apprenticeships, vocational and academic courses that students are moving on to. We are all proud of our achievements.”

What did our students say?

“I want to thank South Wirral and the amazing teachers I’ve had this past couple of years for helping me achieve my goal. Because of them, I can go to uni and do filmmaking, which is what I’ve always wanted to do. Thank you!”  Ruby Browning aged 18
Ruby (far right) celebrates with other students.

Ruby (far right) celebrates with other students.

“I would like to thank South Wirral for the support they have given me over the last two years in the Sixth Form. I was able to achieve 4 A Levels at BTEC Distinction. I can now accept my offer to study a part-time Quantity Surveying BA(Hons) at LJMU while working full time at Markhams Ltd as an apprentice.” Cameron Arrowsmith aged 18
Cameron collects his results (left).

Cameron collects his results (left).

“I would like to thank South Wirral for the incredible support the teachers have provided me for the last two years at Sixth Form. Because of their help I have been able to achieve 4 A Levels and can now study Accountancy at Edge Hill.” Ben Harrahill aged 18