St Francis Xavier’s College Celebrate a record number of students achieving a top grade in their A’ Levels today.

Despite media predictions that nationally fewer students will get a top grade in their A’ levels today, as the percentage getting A* and A is expected to drop to a new low St Francis Xavier’s College today celebrated a record number of students achieving a top grades in their A’ Levels.

There were also concerns that number of pupils being awarded the highest marks is expected to drop for the first time since the Government began efforts to halt “relentless” grade inflation five years ago. This certainly was not the case St Francis Xavier’s College as they celebrate a phenomenal 18% of all A’ Level grades at grade A* and A. Seven students achieved an amazing set of straight A* and A grade results including:

Daniel McIver achieved five A*/A Grades in English Literature, History, Philosophy and Ethics, ICT and General Studies. He will study History at the University of Liverpool.
Glen Barlow achieved four A*/A Grades in Chemistry, Biology, Physics and Mathematics. He will study Medicine at Oxford.
Matthew Powell achieved three A*/A Grades in Mathematics, Further Mathematics, and Chemistry. He will study Mathematics with an integrated Masters at the University of Leeds.
Hugh Whitfield achieved three A Grades in Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics. He will study Mechanical Engineering at the University of Manchester.
Adam Dingle achieved three A Grades in Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics. He will study Chemistry at the University of Liverpool.
Matthew Lee achieved three A Grades in Chemistry, Business and Mathematics. He will study Actuarial Mathematics at the University of Liverpool.
Additionally Ryan O’Neil achieved two A Grades in French and Spanish and a Distinction* in ICT.
Mr Rippon, head teacher at SFX College, says, “The results are fantastic news and I am extremely proud of the students’ achievements.

“The results are testament to the hard work and dedication of our sixth formers, but also of the staff who have worked so hard to ensure that every student’s potential is reached. Thanks also go to the students’ parents for their tremendous support.

“I wish all of our students the best of luck in the future, I am certain they will enjoy great success.”

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