The Latimer Arts College in Kettering, Northamptonshire, is celebrating sixth form success today (Thursday 15 August) after 96% of its students achieved three A levels, or equivalent Level 3 qualifications, and 100% gained at least two.
The results mark the best academic results ever achieved at the School.
Vice Principal, Angela Smith said: “Our sixth formers and staff have worked incredibly hard this year and it is very rewarding to see this dedication pay off as students prepare to go on to university or into their chosen careers.”
Among those celebrating was Caitlin Purbrick, 18, from Wellingborough, who will be studying maths at Plymouth University after receiving As in psychology and maths and a B in music. She said: “I was really happy because that was the course I wanted to get into.”
Students at the Latimer Arts College celebrate their A-Level success
Tom Harris, 19, from Barton Seagrave, opened the envelope containing his results on live radio and was delighted to confirm he will be studying occupational therapy at the University of East Anglia after achieving As in psychology, global studies and English language, and a C in biology.
He said: “I was so happy. I’m really excited to be going onto university – occupational therapy contains the best things I like about physical and mental healthcare and it’s something I’ve always wanted to do.”
Angela Smith concluded: “We are now looking forward to welcoming the next generation of prospective students and their families to our Open Evening on Wednesday 16 October 2013.”