Record breakers! WIA students smash 60%
Published on: 26 Aug 2016
YEAR 13 students at Winterbourne International Academy are celebrating another year of superb results, which are up for the third year in a row.
The Academy has achieved its best ever A Level results, breaking the “60 per cent” barrier for the first time for the proportion of students achieving A*-B grades in their examinations. In addition 94 per cent of Level 3 BTEC students gained a Distinction or starred Distinction.
The number of very top grades was up too. At Winterbourne, this year, 34 per cent of A Level grades were at A* or A. The overall pass rate was 100%.
Particular congratulations must to go to individual students for some incredible grades. Xinyu Shen achieved 4 A* and Catrin Buckley gained 3 A*, with a further A* in her Extended Project Qualification (EPQ). Tom Chamberlain achieved 2 A* and a starred Business BTEC Distinction. Peter Brooks and Aimee Mulcahy achieved 2 A*, with A* in their EPQ. Furthermore, Joe Evans, Hannah Stevens, Georgia Ace and Emily Brown achieved 2 A*. Shaun Mitchell, Anna Ley, Beth Ward, George Hillier, Phillip Rawlinson and Joy Carlin all gained A* or A in all subjects.
Students will enter some of the most sought after universities and courses in the UK. These include Medicine, Law, Architecture, Economics, Natural Sciences, Maths, Physics, Chemical Engineering, English Literature and History at Durham, UCL, Manchester, Nottingham, Exeter, Cardiff, Birmingham, Bristol and Sheffield.
Principal Richard Haupt and Director of Sixth Form Lucy Kirkbright said: “We are immensely proud of what our students have achieved; their hard work has been richly rewarded."