Students celebrate success
THE Wells Blue School had reason to celebrate after a fantastic performance by this year's A-level students.
They had an overall pass rate of 99.6 per cent with more than 12 per cent getting A*. 62.3 per cent achieving grade of A* to B.
Head teacher Steve Jackson said: "Our sixth form has increased in number by 30 per cent over the last three years and to see our largest ever cohort achieve these superb results is wonderful."
The highest performers were:
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Coco Day, 4 x A*; Mimi Ray, 4 x A*; Jack Cosslett, 3 x A* and 2 x A; Will McCarthy, 3 x A* and 1 x A; Alexander Shaw, 3 x A* and 1 x A; Hugo Stock 3 x A* and 1 x A; Benjamin Calder-Travis, 3 x A*; Jason Biddlecombe, 2 x A*, 2 x A and 1 x B; Ronnie Maynard, 2 x A*, 1 x A and 1 x B; Josh Weaver, 1 x A* and 3 x A; Folkert Erkelens, 1 x A*, 2 x A and 1 x B; Jack Schneider, 1 x A*, 2 x A and 1 x B; Alice De Quidt, 1 x A*, 1 x A and 1 x B; Emelia Erland 1 x A*, 1 x A and 1 x B; Lauren Riley, 1 x A*, 1 x A and 1 x B; Madeline White 1 x A*, 1 x A and 1 x B; Ginny Gay 4 x A; Ada-Jane Moore, 3 x A and 1 x B; Gregory Taylor, 3 x A and 1 x B; Amy Cox 3 x A; Victoria Anderson, 2 x A and 1 x B; Verity Farrell, 2 x A and 1 x B; Ross Folkard, 2 x A and 1 x B; Esme Sheridan, 2 x A and 1 x B; Martin Sidaway, 2 x A and 1 x B.
Of these high flyers, three have won places at either Oxford or Cambridge – Mimi Ray, Will McCarthy and Coco Day.
Mr Jackson said: "All of our students and staff deserve great praise for their hard work and it is so pleasing to know that our students will be able to progress to their university or career of choice."