Students at Peter Symonds College were today celebrating another outstanding year for A Level exam results. The College’s excellent pass rate has been maintained once again at 99% with over a third of the grades awarded being at A* or A grade.
At A level a total of 490 students achieved at least two A* or A grades, and a remarkable 275 achieved at least three A* or A grades.
Over 300 of the A* grades awarded were in the subjects of Mathematics and Sciences alone. Also remarkably, 189 students who studied the extended project qualification alongside their A Levels or AS Levels achieved either A* or A grade.
Among the college’s high achievers is Matthew Pawley (pictured with Principal Stephen Carville), formerly of The Clere school, who came in to the College today to collect his results. Matthew achieved A* in Economics, Mathematics, Further Mathematics and Physics as well as an A in AS Level Chemistry and is looking forward to studying Mathematics at Cambridge University or Imperial College London.
Jontie Honey and Hannah Mudge celebrated achieving three A* grades each in their A levels and are planning to go to Cambridge University together. Jontie, who studied A level Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics as well as AS level English Literature and the extended project qualification, is planning to study Medicine. Hannah, whose subjects included Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and AS Level History will be studying Natural Sciences.
Also celebrating success was Hettie Russell, formerly of the New Forest Small School. Hettie’s excellent A level results in English Literature, Law and History have secured her place reading English at The Kings College, London.
Posted on 18/08/16 at 15:56
The 2017 HE+ programme, hosted by the University of Cambridge, has launched successfully at Peter Symonds College. Over 500 enthusiastic lower sixth students, from state schools and colleges across Hampshire, are set to meet up regularly at the College for each of the five evening sessions between now and March.
Posted on 26/01/17 at 15:26
Members of 'A Company of Fools' student theatre company at Peter Symonds College, recently delivered another exceptional production of an original play entitled "The Babushka" written by college student, Jake Mace. Over 60 Peter Symonds students showcased their talents to sell out audiences at each performance. The play was directed by the students and the music was composed by student Madeline Ashman.
Posted on 26/01/17 at 15:08