The King’s School have scooped another winning set of A level results in 2010.
The school is delighted with the number of A* graded A levels achieved by their Sixth Form students this year, with over a fifth of the total A level results graded A*.
Almost a third of individual pupils achieved more than 3A*/ A grades: 29 pupils got 3A*/A or higher, 7 pupils got 4A*/A or more and 3 pupils gained 5A*/A.
Three pupils achieved outstanding results: with 5 A* -James Carr, 18, of Hawarden and Emma Walker, 18, of Guilden Sutton and Sam Lewis, 18, of Chester who gained 4 As and 1 A*.
Gaining 4 A*/A: were Sophie Clough, 18, of Conway (3 at A*), Will Moreland, 18, of Great Sutton (3 at A*), Charlotte Gillies, 18, of Christleton (2 at A*) and Isabel Hughes, 18, of Chester (2 at A*) and Jack Webb, 18, of Chester 4(A/A*).
3 pupils gained achieved over 3 A*: Matt Ireland, 18 of Prestatyn, James Oldman, 18, of Holywell.
Overall there was a 99% pass rate and 77% of students who submitted their AQA Extended Projects gained A*/A. This is a new introduction for King’s this year.
Mr Chris Ramsey, headmaster said: “My congratulations go to all the students who have worked hard for these grades, in particular, all those who have achieved the new A* grade which is only given to the very top performing students.
He added: “To gain an A* grade, students must get an A grade at AS level and average over 90% in their A2 modules. This has been introduced to highlight the most talented and consistently hardworking students.”