EXCEPTIONAL A-LEVEL RESULTS FOR MAYNARD STUDENTS
thebestof Exeter member (http://bit.ly/abLrC4), Maynard School has announced that their outstanding Upper Sixth have once again achieved exceptional A-level results for 2010.
A Level Results 2010
A2 pass rate 100%
Percentage of students gaining A* or A Grades 71%
Percentage of students gaining A*, A or B Grades 92%
27 students scored straight A* or A Grades, with four students securing places at Oxbridge.
This year’s students have achieved in a diverse range of subjects which defy the national trend for choosing less challenging subjects. Amongst the many success stories are first-rate scientists, linguists and mathematicians, all “difficult” subjects which have seen a drop in popularity nationally in recent years. A high percentage of girls achieved an A* in one or more subjects, a grade for students achieving over 90% in the A2 section of the examination. The star grade A has only been introduced at A-level this year.
Success stories include:
Venetia D’Arcy, from Newton Abbot, who scored 5 A* Grades and has a place at Cambridge to read Medicine.
Antonia Mattos, a member of the Head Girl Team and talented sportswoman, from Cullompton, who scored 4 A* Grades and has a place at Cambridge to read Natural Sciences.
Lottie Ashford from Poltimore, who gained 3 A* Grades and has a place at Queen Mary, London to read Medicine.
Zoe Wiles, from Chulmleigh, an outstanding contributor to school drama and member of the Head Girl team, gained 3 A* Grades and has a place to read English at Liverpool.
Caroline Clements, from Exeter, who scored 3 A* Grades and 2 A Grades and has a place to read Medicine at Bristol
Sammi Rosser, from Clyst St Mary, who scored 3 A* Grades and has a place to read Biological Sciences at Oxford
Abigail Wesson, a keen rower from Crediton, who scored 2 A* Grades and 2 A Grade and has a place to read Biochemistry at Oxford
Sophie Whitehall, from Christow, who gained 2 A* and 2 A Grades, and has a place to read Mathematics at Imperial College London
Qi Qi, an International student from PR China, who gained 2 A* and 2 A Grades and also has a place to read Mathematics at Imperial College London
Anna Foster from Bradninch, who scored 2 A* and 1 A Grade and has a place to read History at Leeds
Talented Musician Sophie Reeve, who scored 3 A* and 1 A Grade and has a place to read Medicine at Birmingham
Florence Templeton, another very talented actress, who gained 2 A* and 2 A Grades and has a place at York to read English.
Bee Hughes, Headmistress, commented:
“Once again, I am absolutely delighted with the performance of all our students at A-level this year. This is an incredibly talented yeargroup, who have performed stunningly despite the uncertainty of university places and the debate regarding the validity of grades. The results are absolutely outstanding – 71% of students gained A* or A Grades - and I am very proud of all their achievements, and of the Maynard staff, whose academic and pastoral support inspires the girls to work hard and to achieve brilliant results year on year.”
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