SIXTH form students at Wirral Grammar School for Boys have again produced superb A-level results.
23% of all grades were As and 53% were grades A and B. The average number of points per student were 936, an increase of nearly 30 points from 2007. All students gained at lease two A-level passes.
There were a number of exceptional achievements, John Ramsay (Bebington) gained an incredible six A grades. John is to follow a Master’s course in engineering at Birmingham University.
Four students were successful in gaining places at Cambridge or Oxford University:
Head Boy Robert Woodward (Heswall) is to study engineering at Trinity Hall, Cambridge. Robert has also received a letter of congratulations from the AQA examination board for gaining one of the top five marks in computing.
Matthew Eccles (Neston) will also attend Trinity Hall, Cambridge to read history.
Joseph Hales (Whitby) is to read English at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge. Joseph has received a letter of congratulations from the AQA examination board for gaining a mark in English Literature which places him in the top five of all candidates.
Joseph Wilding-Steele (Willaston) is to read earth sciences at Hertford College, Oxford
Robert Woodward, Matthew Eccles and Joseph Hales further distinguished themselves by gaining five straight A grades at A-level.
A further 15 students gained four straight A grades, while eight gained three straight A grades.
Headteacher David Hazeldine commented: “Our A Level students have once again produced a superb set of results. We are absolutely delighted for them. The results reflect enormous credit both on the students and their teachers and continue the school’s proud tradition of academic excellence.”
The process of confirming university places is now underway and students are now looking ahead to their futures in higher education.