A-level results day 2016: St Francis’ College, Letchworth

Girls celebrate at St Francis' College in Letchworth.

Girls celebrate at St Francis' College in Letchworth. - Credit: Archant

The science department at St Francis’ College in Letchworth deserves a pat on the back after all students received an A* in chemistry and biology in their A-level results today.

Girls celebrate at St Francis' College in Letchworth.

Girls celebrate at St Francis' College in Letchworth. - Credit: Archant

There was also a 100 per cent A* or A pass rate in German at St Francis’, where 47 of all grades were A* or A. Eight girls got at least an A in every subject.

Top performers include Luwaiza Mirza, who is set to start studying medicine at King’s College London in September – she got three A*s.

She said: “I’m really thrilled with my results, and I cannot thank my teachers and my year group enough for supporting me throughout my time at St Francis’ College.”

Angelica Wolanska, who is off to Oxford to read languages, added: “The teachers have been a massive part of getting the results. All the extra work that they put in to support me was amazing.”

Girls celebrate at St Francis' College in Letchworth.

Girls celebrate at St Francis' College in Letchworth. - Credit: Archant


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The overall pass rate from A* to E was 100 per cent, with an 92.5 per cent pass rate from A* to C. Of all the students, 83 per cent have confirmed places at their first-choice universities.

The school’s headmistress Bronwen Goulding said: “At a time when the nation is celebrating the successes of Team GB, it is wonderful to see our young people also achieving so much success in the academic arena.

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“I am very proud of the girls and the staff who have supported them in achieving these medal-worthy performances.”

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