CRIES of joy echoed through the corridors of Whitby High School as students picked up their A-level results.

The school’s high-achieving Year 13 pupils  celebrated getting the required QCA points for higher education and employment when they received their grades today (Thursday).

Whitby High School headteacher Bryn Heeley said: “The school continues to be extremely proud of the success of our young people and we are pleased to continue to provide the very best in opportunities for the families of Ellesmere Port.
“Once again these results reflect the hard work and commitment of students and staff at the school. We applaud their achievements and wish all our students continued success in the future.”

Jamie Randles obtained A* grades in mathematics and sports studies, an A  in physics, a C  in general studies and an A  in A/S further mathematics.

Daniel Martin was awarded an A* for general studies, two As in English Language and religious studies, an A   in A/S English literature and a B   in A/S mathematics.

Alix Craig received A grades in business, history and mathematics, a B in general studies and a C  in German.

Kyle Cunningham obtained an A* in business studies, As in Business and ICT, and a B grade in mathematics, while Jordan Hall obtained As in business and history and two B grades in business and general studies.

Sophia Rimmer obtained A* grades in product design and fine art, and a C  in English language.

Other students who obtained more than 1,000 QCA points were Josh Willdigg, Alexander Jewkes and Jasmine Keenan, Thomas Nixon and Mark Wood.