Students are celebrating at St Thomas More Catholic School today after achieving some of the best ever A-Level results at the Willenhall School.
There were some outstanding individual performances, including Paige Karadag who gained A*, A*, A and Harminder Kaur who is going to study Dentistry at Birmingham University with her A*, A, A results. A record number of students have got into their first choice and more students will be attending the most competitive university courses this September.
After finishing her A-Levels next year, Simran Cheema, who is Head Girl, is planning to study pharmaceuticals and politics at University. She is a member of the Young Labour Party and is keen to further her experience in the political arena.
Alex Lockett, who collected his A-Level results in English literature, history, and media today, said “It was exciting being the Head Boy at St Thomas More. There are plenty of ways to better yourself.” Alex has been accepted to study English literature and history at Lancaster University.
Ryan Whitehouse, who studied media, ICT and performing arts at A-Level, said “St Thomas More is a great place to study. There is a lot of support here and the learning is really rewarding.” Ryan has been accepted to study digital television production to degree level at Ravensbourne College, London and hopes to become a producer or editor in the media industry.
Year 12 student Hannah Sheffield who gained A,B,B,B at her AS levels, said, “I’m really enjoying being a sixth former at St Thomas More. It’s a nice environment and a very welcoming community.”
Chloe Vincent achieved A, A, A and a Distinction* was delighted with her results and hopes to study Geography at a Russell Group University.
Headteacher Sarah Hatfield added, “This is another great step forward for the school. It’s fantastic to see our cohort of sixth formers achieving such good results. We were particularly delighted that the number of our students achieving the top grades has increased. We look forward to welcoming back the Year 13 students in September and, for those who have graduated and moving on to university or employment, we wish them lots of success and future happiness.”