Students celebrating results

A level results for 2017 achieved by our students are once again absolutely outstanding. The impressive 99% pass rate has been maintained again this year, with over a third of the grades awarded being A* or A and 83% of grades being A* to C. The proportion of the very highest grades achieved by Symonds’ students (A*, A, B) has increased from 62% last year to 64%, with over 12% being the very top A* grade – 682 A* grades were achieved overall, a truly stellar performance. In fact, 162 students gained A* in Maths A level alone! For the Extended Project Qualification, 65% of the grades awarded were at A* or A.

Students sharing results

Sally Eagleton-Etheridge will be joining her older sister Kate at Cardiff University. Kate is about to start her third year studying journalism and Sally will be joining her to read Bio-Medical Sciences.

Kate and Sally Eagleton-Etheridge

Twins James and Toby Houston are both off to read Economics at the University of Birmingham. James said, “I am really happy with my results and I am looking forward to starting university.”

James and Toby Houston

Principal, Stephen Carville said, “The determination, commitment and dedication of our students and staff have once again resulted in a truly remarkable performance by so many young people. I am immensely proud. This shows that Symonds remains the perfect place for ambition.”

Posted on 17/08/17 at 14:06

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