Hailsham Community College Sixth Form students celebrated an impressive set of results this morning (Thursday, August 13), with their highest ever number of students obtaining the grades needed for university study.
Forty-five per cent of students will now be moving into higher education as the proportion of A*-A grades achieved by Hailsham students rose by nearly seven per cent.
Simon Marsden, head of sixth form said; “I am delighted to see the hard work of our students result in them now being able to move successfully on to the next stage of their lives.
“As well as those going on Ato university study, we have students going into full time employment, further apprenticeships or extended study programmes in pursuit of their long term ambitions”.
In addition to the high proportion of top grades awarded to A level students, those studying vocational programmes also have had reason to be cheerful in light of the college’s best ever set of BTEC results, with students averaging a B grade across all subjects offered.
Student performances of note include Calin Tatara, who will be studying Computer Science at Oxford University with two A* and two A grades, and Zaki Chalabi, who achieved two A* and an A grade to secure a place studying Economics at UCL.
Phil Matthews, principal of the college said; “These are exciting times for our Sixth Form College and the results published today are a reflection on the diverse nature of courses offered and quality teaching and learning that we look to offer our students.”
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