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Best Ever A Level Results

Lytchett Minster School is once again celebrating some outstanding A level and BTEC level 3 results.

The overall A level pass rate this year was 99%, with 77% of exams graded A*-C and 56% A*-B, the best A level results in the school’s history.

Particularly noteworthy A level performances were recorded by Sam Goldsmith, who achieved 4 A*s and will now be going on to study Natural Science at Cambridge University (Clare College), Georgia Cruse-Drew, who achieved 3 A*s and a Distinction Star in BTEC Performing Arts and plans to apply to study Philosophy at Cambridge University, Bryony Hobden, who achieved a superb A*A*A, securing her place at Bath University to study Mathematics, and Lily Bilson, who also achieved A*A*A and will now be heading off to Bristol University to study Anthropology. Joshua Lee achieved A*AA and will be going to Cardiff University to study Law and Lily Newbold will be undertaking an Art Foundation course at Arts University Bournemouth after achieving A*AA.

Other great results were achieved by Ellie Hancock (AAA), who will be studying Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Warwick University and Miles Mitchinson (AAA), who has been accepted by Southampton University to study Medicine.

Lytchett students consistently perform well at BTEC level 3 and this year was no exception, with some outstanding results achieved. Head boy, Ryan Simpson (2018 world champion at Tae Kwon Do), achieved Double Distinction Star in BTEC Sport and Distinction in BTEC Performing Arts, in addition to a B in A level Fine Art. He has been awarded a scholarship to study Sport at Bath University.

Pia Elliott achieved a Double Distinction Star in BTEC Sport and an A* in A level Textiles and will now be going to Bournemouth University to study Textiles; Poppy Exton, who achieved a Distinction in BTEC Performing Arts, an A* in A level Textiles and an A in Fine Art, will be studying at the London College of Fashion.

Headmaster Andrew Mead expressed his delight at his students’ excellent results, saying, “Our Year 13 students can be very proud of themselves. They have been exceptionally committed and hardworking throughout the year and have now achieved the success they deserve. A number of them are now going on to pursue their studies at some of the finest universities in the country, whilst others will be starting apprenticeships or entering full employment. They have very exciting futures ahead of them and we wish them every success and happiness.”

The school’s Sixth Form Open Evening this year is on Thursday, 1 November 2018.

For more information, please contact the school on 01202 622413.

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