Samuel Whitbread: A record breaking year

STAFF at Samuel Whitbread Community College in Clifton are delighted with the A level and BtEC results this year. It has been a record breaking year for students at the college with 43 per cent of the students getting A and B grades and nearly 70 per cent

STAFF at Samuel Whitbread Community College in Clifton are delighted with the A level and BtEC results this year.

It has been a record breaking year for students at the college with 43 per cent of the students getting A and B grades and nearly 70 per cent of the students achieving A, B or C grades.

Robert Robson, principal of the college, said: "I am thrilled with these results. They are a testament to the hard work of the students and the staff at the school. We have a comprehensive sixth form where anyone can stay on to study and these results show that hard work and the right teaching is a winning combination.

"I am proud of every student who has achieved their potential whatever grade they have achieved."

One of the top students was Amber Nash who achieved two As in her A levels and two distinctions in two BtECs which gives her the equivalent of six As at A Level.

The following students achieved three As at A level: Sam Agass, Matthew Barker, Daniel Bateman, Stephanie Dennis, Stephen Douglas, James Evans, Mark Hibbert, Jennifer Kyan. Ryan Parker, Jeanette Pooley and Amy Wills.

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The AS grades also showed a great deal of promise for the full A level exams next year. Thomas Fletcher achieved five A grades and Andrew Crocombe four A grades in their AS exams and the following students achieved three As at AS Level in the Lower Sixth Year, Elliot Brookes, Lesa Davies, Natalie Moorehouse, Jake Talbot, Emma Vosper and Eleanor Young.