2013 has proved to be a record-breaking year for Tarporley Sixth Form College with 57% students being awarded top A level grades (A*-B).

Students have outperformed targets with an outstanding 33% of all grades awarded being at the very highest level of A*/A.

The majority of students got into their first choice university.

There are also many impressive individual achievements including:

James Melia (A*, A*, A, A) has been accepted at Oxford University (Balliol College) to read engineering, economics and management.

Both Hannah Lawrence Smith (A*, A*, A, A) and Ben Tyler (A*, A, A) will pursue a medical degree at the University of Liverpool and the University of Sheffield respectively.

Rhiannon Lees (A*, A*, A, A) will attend Durham University, to read engineering.

Andrew Bancroft (A*, A, A) will be studying overseas at Auckland University, New Zealand.

Isabelle Charles (A, A, A) will read speech and language therapy at the University of Manchester.

Josh Cowley (A*, A*, A) will be reading economics at the University of Bath.

Rebecca Duffell (A, A, A) will be reading law and business studies at the University of Warwick.

Zak Dunstone (A*, A*, A*) will read mathematics at the University of Warwick.

Toby Dutton (A*, A, A) will read politics with international relations at the University of York.

Olivia Hackland (A*, A*, A) will read English language and English literature at Kings College London.

Isobel Munro (A*, A*, A) will read biomedical science at University of Sheffield.

Tom Sarstedt (A*, A, A) will read mechanical engineering at the University of Bath.

Jason Lowe, director of sixth form, said: “Today has been an absolute pleasure for us here at school.

“They have been an outstanding year group who have not only developed academically during their time here at Tarporley, but also personally, as individuals.

“Our students have contributed so much to the life of the school and to the local community, and are frequently praised for their mature approach, their teamwork and their leadership.

“Today is a fitting reward for all their hard work, supported by their families and the dedicated staff at the school.

“I would like to take this opportunity to wish them every success in their next pathway in life. We really will miss them all!”

Tarporley Sixth Form is open to all students with suitable GCSE grades. Although many courses are full, there are some places are available for the new academic year and students can sign up for courses on Thursday, August 22.

Tarporley Sixth Form is also open to students who have not previously attended the school.

Students can contact the school on 01829 732558 for more information.

Our celebration of A Level success

We would like to celebrate the success of individual students in next week's Chronicle.

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