Sixth Form students at The Bishops’ Blue Coat Church of England High School are celebrating success in their A Level examinations.
Well over a third of all grades were at A*-B level with the majority of students gaining at least one grade B or higher in their results.
Jamie Gittins has secured a place at Cambridge University to study natural sciences having attained an A* in physics, mathematics and chemistry along with an A in French.
Jamie also gained an A* for his Extended Project in which he researched the future applications of anti-matter and his work was discussed in depth during in his interview with Cambridge last autumn.
Joel Thomas will study sports and exercise science at Bath University having gained A* grades in biology and physical education along with an A in mathematics.
Shane Toussi gained A*s in English language and literature and Russian as well as a B in biology.
The school offered Shane flexibility in his course of study in order to all him to develop his personal interest and skills in Russian and this led to him securing a place to study Russian and French at The University of Nottingham.
Other high-attaining students included: Ellie Bergin (ABB) who heads to The University of Sheffield to study international business management; Joseph McCleary (ABB) who has secured an apprenticeship with Airbus; Jack Crossan (ABB) who will study biochemistry at The University of Manchester.
Students are following a range of diverse pathways as they move on from the Great Boughton Academy.
Chris Briscoe has spent two years with the school away from his native South Africa and plans to join Durban University in the new year.
Rosie Booth goes to Liverpool Hope University to join their disability studies course and Jenna Bewsher gained a place at The Oxford School of Drama.
Tim Ashbrook has already begun an apprenticeship with Cheshire West and Chester Council and Ellie Prichard will take an art foundation course at The University of Northampton.
Head of sixth form Jonathan Deakin said: “Our students really deserve their success following two years of commitment and hard work. Today proves that our study programmes and enrichment courses open the doors for students to progress to the full range of post-18 opportunities. We have students moving on to degrees, foundation degrees, gap years, apprenticeships, high-status school leaver employment schemes as well as to top universities. Each student has been valued for the role they played in our sixth form community and we wish them well for the future.”